If you hear that buzz it may be the savings that electric vehicle drivers are mentioning as the State of New York announced that the State Public Service Commission has recently approved New York’s investor-owned electric vehicle active and passive-managed charging programs.
The Public Service Commission will advance the “EV Make-Ready” program to accelerate the construction of 50,000 public and commercial electric charging ports, this includes 1,500 fast charging ports by 2025.
“I am proud to say New York leads the nation in clean energy innovation to combat climate change and bring environmental justice to impacted communities,” Governor Hochul said. “Today’s action brings us one step closer to a greener, emission-free future, and expand upon the benefits of electric vehicle ownership by providing added savings at a time when New Yorkers need it the most.”
The EV Make-Ready program is funded by major investor-owned utilities in New York State and creates a cost-sharing program that incentivizes utilities and charging port developers to site electric vehicle charging infrastructure in places that will provide a maximal benefit to consumers.