New York Installs First Curbside Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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The Transportation Department of New York City, Con Edison, and FLO announced the installation of the first of 100 curbside Level 2 EV’s charging ports expected till this October. The pilot program citywide aims to increase the adoption of EV’s, focused on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, it will help New York City to achieve its target of carbon neutrality by 2050. The four year demonstration kicked off in the Norwood section of the Bronx, where new rules limit parking at the new charging stations to EV’s.

The 30% of greenhouse gas emissions is due to Transportation, majorty of emission due to passenger cars, EV’s sale at record level , now the right time to robust, convenient and publicly accessible charging network so that more EV holders in New York get benefits. The latest charger is launched and more will be upcoming soon.

Convenient curbside charging for EV’s is a game changer particularly for those without access to private parking and charging ports, they are working very closely with the city and state to make it easier for New Yorkers to change gas powered cars with zero emission EV’s to enjoy the benefits of cleaner air and a healthier environment as we are continuously working on it.


The future is of EV’s, “After the most transformative year on new York City streets in generations, they are going to reclaim the streets from fossil fuel vehicles by providing more New Yorkers with access to curbside EV charging stations. Even it will help to make streetscape to make it safer and more pleasant to get around on foot, a step towards EV’s will mean cleaner air, quieter neighborhood, and lower greenhouse gas emissions for all New Yorkers.

At the curb the facility of EV charging will make the switch to electric easier for more New Yorkers, including the 50 EV holders who park EV on the street. This program is going possible through the funding by the New York commission reforming the energy vision initiative.

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