Electric Vehicles

EV Tax Credits – Federal income tax credits aimed at lowering the cost of owning a qualified EV

  • Purchase of new EV – up to $7,500
  • Purchase of a used EV – up to $4,000

Now stackable, customers can use BOTH the IRA tax credit AND the NY State Drive Clean Rebate (up to $2,000 for a new qualified EV purchased or leased) for an immediate point-of-sale discount.

PSEG Electric Vehicle Incentive Programs - PSEG currently offers incentives for businesses to install Level 2 and Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) stations and a Level 2 residential program is expected to be launched in 2024.

PSEG Residential Charger Rebate - Qualified PSEG Long Island customers can receive a $200 rebate off a qualified ENERGY STAR® Certified Level 2 EV charger. Customers located in Disadvantaged Communities (DAC) can receive an additional $100 – totaling $300 in rebates.

Charge Ready NY 2.0 -This program offers incentives to public, private and not-for-profit organizations that install Level 2 EV charging stations at workplaces, multi-unit dwellings (MUD’s) or public facilities that are owned and operated by municipal or state government entities. NYSERDA provides incentives on a per-port basis at varying amounts, based on location type and whether or not is it located within a Disadvantaged Community (DAC):

  • $4,000 per charging port installed at a public facility (must be located within a DAC)
  • $2,000 per charging port installed at a workplace or multi-unit dwelling location.

American Automobile Association (AAA) – Created a resource on electric vehicle basics including EV costs, incentives and rebates, performance, charging and range, planning a trip with publicly available charger locations, emissions calculators, etc.

Charge@Work -Charge@Work helps workplaces, workers, public officials, and community leaders plan and implement workplace electric vehicle (EV) charging programs. Learn more about EV workplace charging by exploring their Charging Resource Center. Ready to get charging? Use their free Charge@Work Project Builder to design a custom EV charging site. The virtual tool guides you through choosing chargers, working with your utility and local contractors, estimating costs, and much more.

Drive Electric Long Island - Dedicated to encouraging and accelerating the adoption of electric vehicle usage and charging infrastructure on Long Island through advocacy, education, and outreach efforts to local municipalities, companies, residents, and industry stakeholders. Learn how and why to buy electric here.

Edmunds - Use this tool to find transferable federal EV tax credit, incentives and rebates at a qualified dealer at the point of sale that may apply to your purchase or lease of an electric vehicle and effectively turn the credit into an immediate discount. The list of available programs is constantly updated, so make sure to check back often for the latest opportunities.

Electrify America - Currently America’s largest publicly available, for-profit EV charging network with plans to invest $2 billion in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, access, and education programs in the United States. Learn where their EV charging ports are and how to use them.

EVgo – For-profit business hosting over 950 fast charging stations across the United States whose website offers an EV 101 for “all things” electric vehicle. You can also sign up for financial packages to make EV charging easier for you.

Electric Vehicle Station Locator - The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides up-to-date information on alternative fueling station locations. You can find public charging stations or electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and their charging host, address, contact information, charging rate information, number of charging ports, and hours of accessibility.

NYSERDA EV Calculator Tool - Find out your EV savings potential based on your driving habits, your home electricity use, and available tax credits and incentives. View options side-by-side to understand how different scenarios impact your costs in the near-term and long-term.

Plugshare – Locate publicly accessible electric vehicle charging stations, including Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) stations and plan your long-distance trip.

US Department of Energy: Alternative Fuels Data Center - Provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reach their energy and economic goals through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.


August Ruckdeschel
Clean Energy Coordinator
631-727-7850 x350

Last updated May 3, 2024