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Upstate New York Programs and Rebates

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New York's goal is to have 850,000 EVs on its roads by 2025. Are you ready to join the count? Check out the programs and incentives below, which make it easier for you to go electric.

EV Charge Smart Plan*

Download the Charge Smart NY app and start saving today.

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Charging Station Installation Resources

If you’re interested in installing a residential EV charging station at your home, we’re here to help.

Charging Station Installation Resources

Voluntary Time-of-Use Rate*

Reduce your costs with this rate by charging your electric vehicle during the off-peak hours.

Learn more about VTOU Rate

*Please note that customers are only eligible to participate in one of the above available programs.

State Incentives

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The Charge NY initiative offers EV buyers the Drive Clean Rebate of up to $2,000 for new car purchases or leases.  Learn more on State incentives.

Additional Incentives
Drivers of most EVs can qualify for discounts on NYS Thruway tolls through the Thruway Authority's Green Pass Discount Plan and at bridges and tunnels in New York City through the Port Authority's Green Pass Program. Additionally, the Clean Pass Program allows these drivers to use high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes when driving alone.

Federal Incentives

The Federal Plug-in Electric Vehicle Credit provides up to $7,500 in tax credit toward the purchase or lease of an EV. To learn more, visit US Department of Energy and/or Plugin America

The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit provides residential customers with tax credits for home charging stations. 

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We can help–Learn how you can install EV charging at little or no cost..