We are nearing a turning point in the electric vehicle marketplace, with prices dropping and over 30 makes and models on the road. It’s exciting – and confusing!  With support from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Drive Electric Hudson Valley empowers drivers, car dealers and communities with:

  • consumer education through workshops and the media,
  • group purchases and discounts,
  • car dealer training and mentoring,
  • and help for communities with infrastructure planning and municipal procurement.

Drive Electric Test Drive Event

On September 19th, 2021, Healey Brothers offered test drives in their Hyundai Kona and Ford Mach-E electric vehicles at the Elks Lodge in Beacon, located at 900 Wolcott Avenue.

Incentives include  $500 off any electric vehicle purchased or leased from Healey Brothers until December 31, 2021, and Healey Brothers will donate $10 for every test drive to Sustainable Hudson Valley. This Event will be hosted by Healey Brothers, Sustainable Hudson Valley, Beacon Conservation Advisory Committee, Green Beacon Coalition, Sustainable Putnam, and Climate Smart Phillipstown.


HV Electric Bus Webinar

New York League of Conservation Voters


LEADING the CHARGE

Electric Car Charging for Your Business or Community
by Steve Wehr

Sustainable Hudson Valley is proud to release a new study on charging benefits and economics, showing how Main Streets and neighborhoods can use state and utility incentives to install public chargers at little or no cost.
Electric Car Charging for Your Business or Community

Public Charging Opportunities in the Hudson Valley, an EV charging station assessment .
by Stephanie Ingraldi

SHV intern Stephanie Ingraldi conducted a map analysis of private and public locations with traffic and visibility where EV charging would be ideal.  See the opportunities in your community.
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Join the Electric Auto Association of the Hudson Valley and share EV enthusiasm in your networks – click to find out more

EV FAQ from Sustainable Hudson Valley [pdf]


Get up to speed on the EV revolution — resource extravaganza here!


NYSERDA’s Drive Clean Rebate


CleanPass allows owners of electric and high-efficiency cars to use High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes on certain roadways. Find out about CleanPass.


Find out about EV incentives and rebates from Central Hudson.


Read about the
Drive Electric Hudson Valley 2016 Pilot Project.