New York has developed a set of statewide, broad-scale initiatives aimed at boosting the adoption of electric vehicles, including the development of 200 150 kW DC Fast Chargers (DCFC) in more than two dozen locations along major traffic corridors and at JFK Airport.

New York, like a growing number of states, sees electrified transportation as a key strategy in meeting broader emissions and environmental goals. And that approach is showing up in millions of dollars spent on infrastructure, in an effort to boost widespread adoption.

Along with the expansion of public fast charger networks across the state, New York says it has also approved regulatory actions to lower residential charging rates, and issued more than 11,000 rebates to consumers for purchasing electric vehicles.

Cuomo’s long-term clean energy goals call for reducing carbon emissions 40% by 2030 from 1990 levels. NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones said the plan is to “aggressively accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles” throughout the state.

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