New Jersey’s draft Energy Master Plan strategizes to reduce emissions from the transportation sector by encouraging electric vehicle adoption, electrifying transportation systems, and leveraging technology to reduce emissions and miles travelled in an effort to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2050. In New Jersey, emissions from cars and light-trucks account for about 30% of the total hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen emissions which contributes to the formation of ground-level ozone or "smog" during the summer months. You can help reduce air pollution, when you purchase a new vehicle. Make the drive green choice to improve our air quality.
On December 18, 2018, nine states, including New Jersey, and the District of Columbia signed a policy statement agreeing the develop a low carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels. The policy proposal is expected by the end of 2019.
National Drive Electric Week, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.
It Pay$ to Plug In provides grants to offset the cost of purchasing and installing electric vehicle charging stations. The program is designed to expand New Jersey’s growing network of electric vehicle infrastructure, allowing residents, businesses, and government agencies to purchase and drive electric vehicles. EVs dramatically reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality for everyone.
NJDEP wants to recognize the employers in New Jersey that are making their workplaces “Electric Vehicle-Ready”, celebrate their successes, and encourage other employers to follow their lead