Charging Station Info for Drivers
Many people plug their cars into a standard 120 Volt outlet at home, but others choose to install faster charging stations. Electric car drivers have several options available to plug in and charge their car’s batteries. For many users, charging needs can be fulﬁlled at home. If you have a battery-powered car, that means no more trips to the gas station.
If you are interested in installing a home charging station, learn about the different types of charging stations and how to get started.
Explore Charging Stations Around You
With thousands of public charging stations in New York State, you can ﬁnd a convenient charging station wherever you go.
Charging Programs by Utilities
Utilities in New York State are promoting the use of electric cars by offering discounts, charging stations and reduced electric rates for charging at off-peak times.
Consolidated Edison of New York’s SmartCharge New York programConEd enables electric car owners to earn cash rewards for charging their vehicles during off-peak times and to gain access to valuable stats such as battery health, carbon footprint, energy consumption and much more. Con Edison also offers residential electric vehicle time-of-use rates, a Car Marketplace for comparing features and total cost of electric vehicle models, as well as reduced rates and a per plug incentives for fast-charging stations.
Central Hudson offers rates designed for residents with electric vehicles. The EV Time of Use Rate enables owners to purchase electricity at lower rates during times when home vehicle charging is expected to be most frequent – after 7 p.m. and prior to 2 p.m. This optional billing method converts your residential electric account to a time-based rate, billed at a higher cost during peak demand periods (2 to 7 p.m.) and at a lower one all other times. By charging your vehicle during periods of lower demand and shifting the majority of your other energy use to this same time structure (when choosing the whole home option), you may benefit from a lower bill.
National Grid is committed to helping you “go electric” by increasing the number of EV charging stations in our territory, offering low-cost night-time charging, and making it easier to learn about and shop for your next car including exclusive incentives.
NYSEG offers residential electric vehicle drivers a time-of-use rate that provides lower electricity cost during overnight hours. NYSEG also offers an incentive program for new qualified direct current fast chargers where incentives will not exceed the total delivery cost.
Orange & Rockland offers information on programs, rate plans, incentives, and rebates available to customers. Orange & Rockland also provides an Electric Vehicle Advisor; a customized experience that pairs you with an EV that fits your lifestyle
PSEG Long Island now offers a $500 smart charger rebate. When you purchase a qualified level 2 smart charger, you may be eligible for a $500 rebate from PSEG Long Island.
RG&E offers residential electric vehicle drivers a time-of-use rate that provides lower electricity cost during overnight hours. RG&E also offers an incentive program for new qualified direct current fast chargers where incentives will not exceed the total delivery cost.