Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Initiative

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase the number of ZEVs in the State and meet the State’s goal of registering 330,000 ZEVs by 2025 through involvement in the New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In (Partnership). The responsibilities of the Partnership include:

  • Mapping existing and potential locations for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE);
  • Reviewing state- and municipal-level permit processes for the installation of EVSE and identifying best practices to streamline these processes;
  • Expanding existing efforts to educate consumers about ZEVs;
  • Evaluating strategies to finance an EVSE network;
  • Developing a rebate program to incentivize the purchase of new and used ZEVs;
  • Creating a method to track the usage of EVSE throughout the State;
  • Identifying programs and resources that can be used to attract ZEV-related companies to the State; and
  • Coordinating with other state agencies and departments to further implement the goals of the Partnership.
For more information, see the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative website.