Electric Vehicle Charging Station Data

New York State and other organizations support electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure projects, including collecting data associated with demonstrations of different location types and business models for EV charging equipment. A few examples are available on this page.

NYSERDA Charging Station Demonstration Program

In 2012 and 2013, NYSERDA awarded $8 million to 14 organizations to install AC Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), also known as charging stations, from Long Island to Buffalo. Most stations are dual port charging stations, with the ability to accommodate two EVs at once. These installations, which will be about 900 charging outlets in total, represent a wide range of business models and approaches to providing public charging infrastructure. The goal of the program is to expand New York’s charging infrastructure and learn about which types of locations and business models are most promising. Annual and quarterly reports present data collected as part of this program.

Demonstration Program Reports

ChargePoint America

In May 2010, ChargePoint was awarded a $15 million cost-sharing grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Transportation Electrification Initiative. Under this program, ChargePoint installed 4,600 home, public, and commercial charging points in the United States. The program included 10 regions, one of which was the New York City area (see page 14 of summary report). 

ChargePoint America Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Summary Report [PDF|3.06MB].

The EV Project

The EV Project deployed 13,000 home and public charging stations and registered 8,000 EVs (Nissan Leafs, Chevy Volts, and Smart EVs) that charge at private residence, fleet, and public locations. Through this DOE-ARRA funded project, all vehicles and charging units were equipped with meters and/or data loggers.

The EV Project collected and analyzed data to characterize vehicle use in diverse topographic and climatic conditions, evaluated the effectiveness of charging infrastructure, and conducted trials of various revenue systems for commercial and public charging infrastructures. The ultimate goal of The EV Project was to take the lessons learned from the initial deployment of EVs and the charging infrastructure supporting them, to enable the streamlined deployment for the next generation of EVs. More information, including data results and analysis, can be found on the Idaho National Laboratory EV Project website.