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 over 2,000 public charging stations in New York State, you can find a convenient charging station wherever you go.

Suggest a Location for a Charging Station

New York State is seeking public input on opportunities to invest in EV charging stations. Submit your ideas for potential charging station sites todayLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..

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 programLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. offers free, innovative connected car technology for electric car owners that enables them to earn SmartCharge Rewards for charging their vehicles during off-peak times. ConEdison also provides information on programs, rate updates, charging options, and resources for calculating the cost of electric vehicles.

Central HudsonLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. offers a whole-house time-of-use program for its customers that varies the cost of electricity by the time of day. The program provides lower electric rates during off-peak hours that can benefit owners of electric vehicles.

National GridLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. operates a network of charging stations in its service territory and its customers are eligible for a time-of-use rate that reduces the cost of charging your electric car during overnight hours.

Orange & RocklandLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. offers information about electric cars and an electric car cost calculator.

PSEG Long IslandLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. provides rebates for installing qualified Level 2 charging stations at work or at home.