Electric School Buses for Penfield
Click here to learn more about the campaign to ensure that our new bus garage will be built with a future electric fleet in mind.
Personal Electric or Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
NY State Greenhouse Gas Inventory: 1990-2016, July 2019, NY State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Department of Environmental Conservation
Here in Penfield, electricity is approximately 70% carbon-free: hydroelectric, nuclear, and renewables - solar and wind. This is already one of the cleanest grids in the country, AND we are working towards 100% carbon-free through Community Choice Aggregation. We should Go-Electric every way we can!
36% of NY State's greenhouse gas emissions are due to the transportation sector. In order to meet the aggressive emission reduction goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act of 2019, incentives are already in place to help New Yorkers choose electric vehicles or plug-in hybrid vehicles. NYSERDA offers $2,000 towards the purchase or lease of a new EV or Plug-In Hybrid. The federal government's incentive is up to $7,500.
The future is electric: 2021 EVs
Learn more about the which EVs are popular here in NY and where to find them
NYSERDA's interactive map and statistics of EVs sold in the state by county.
Which home charger is right for my EV or Plug-In Hybrid? (Also helps find local electricians to install the charger)