Public Service Law Section 66-O
Electric vehicle charging tariff
1.Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “eligible vehicle” shall mean and include a motor vehicle that:
(a)has four wheels;
(b)was manufactured for use primarily on public streets, roads and highways;
(c)the powertrain of which has not been modified from the original manufacturer’s specifications;
(d)is rated at not more than eight thousand five hundred pounds gross vehicle weight;
(e)has a maximum speed capability of at least fifty-five miles per hour; and
(f)is propelled at least in part by an electric motor and associated power electronics which provide acceleration torque to the drive wheels sometime during normal vehicle operations, and that draws electricity from a hydrogen fuel cell or from a battery that:
(i)has a capacity of not less than four kilowatt hours; and
(ii)is capable of being recharged from an external source of electricity.
2.No later than April first, two thousand eighteen each combination gas and electric corporation shall file an application with the commission to establish a residential tariff for eligible vehicles for the purpose of recharging an eligible vehicle or vehicles.
3.The commission shall, after notice and opportunity for public comment, approve, modify, or reject the tariff.
4.Within sixty days of commission approval of a combination gas and electric corporation’s tariff filed under this section, such combination gas and electric corporation shall make the tariff available to customers.
5.The combination gas and electric corporation may at any time propose revisions to a tariff filed under this section based on changing costs or conditions.
6.Each combination gas and electric corporation providing a tariff under this section shall periodically report to the commission, as established by the commission and on a form prescribed by the commission, the following information:
(a)the number of customers who have arranged to have electricity delivered under the tariff;
(b)the total amount of electricity delivered under the tariff; and
(c)other data required by the commission.
Section 66-O — Electric vehicle charging tariff,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PBS/66-O (updated Oct. 27, 2017; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).