Gallery: Leviton Awarded $1 Million to Add 82 Electric Car Charging Sta...

New York’s electric vehicle charging program just got another boost. Leviton, the maker of Evr-Green charging stations, was recently awarded a $1 million grant by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to install electric vehicle charging stations throughout the state. The funds will help Leviton support Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Charge NY” Initiative—a $50 million program that will add 3,000 public and workplace charging stations over the next five years.

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  1. LauraKearns April 24, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    While electric vehicles can help us move toward a future where we are free from oil, they are not a near-term solution to our oil problem. Costly patents restrict the development of battery technology, the weak battery supply chain is another challenge, and technology adoption can take decades. EVs are great in combination with other viable replacement fuels, like ethanol, methanol and natural gas.