The State of EVs in New York
August 19, 2021
How does New York stack up when it comes to electric vehicles? Click here to read our fact-sheet on the State of EVs in New York, part of our Plug It In, NY campaign.
We cover where New York stands compared to the nation when it comes to EVs, the various electrification incentives and charging programs, and statistics on vehicle registration and public chargers.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s 2021 State Transportation Electrification Scorecard ranks New York 2nd nationwide on the electrification of our transportation systems.
There are more than 76,000 EVs on the road, including hybrid and plug-in electric cars. More than 21,000 of them are just in Suffolk and Nassau!
If you’re on the market for an EV, you may qualify for a number of incentives that could make it easier to purchase one, including the Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit, Drive Clean Rebate, Smart Charge Rewards, or SmartCharge New York.< Back to Publications
Electric vehicles have many advantages over gasoline-powered cars including better fuel economy, lower maintenance costs, zero emissions, and less pollution. Thinking of going electric? Check out our fact sheet on buying EVs, part of our Plug It In, NY campaign.
As part of our public awareness campaign on electric vehicles, Plug It In, NY, we released the fourth in our series of fact sheets. This one focuses on the costs, incentives, and funding opportunities associated with purchasing and owning an EV.
Going electric is one of the best ways New Yorkers can fight climate change. As part of our public awareness campaign on electric vehicles, Plug It In, NY, we released a fact sheet on the environmental and public health benefits of EV adoption.
As part of our public awareness campaign on electric vehicles, Plug It In, NY, we released the second in our series of fact sheets to encourage New Yorkers to make an EV their next vehicle. Our second fact sheet covers everything there is to know about charging an EV.
As part of our public awareness campaign on EVs, Plug It In, NY, we released the first of a series of fact sheets to encourage New Yorkers to make an EV their next vehicle. This first fact sheet dispels myths about charging range which many associate with EVs, known as range anxiety.
We are excited to release our new report “5 is the New 15” about how strengthening the 2016 Safe School Drinking Water Act could protect more students and staff from lead exposure in school drinking water. At our press conference to release the report, we urged the State to reduce the action level for lead in…
We teamed up with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, Cooper Square Committee, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice to draft a report on exposure to lead poisoning. The report, titled Collecting Dust, shows that there are gaps in the enforcement of laws that protect against lead dust exposure.
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