Go Electric

Switching to an electric vehicle (EV) is easier and more affordable than ever.

Electric vehicles are clean, convenient, and fun to drive.

Choose an electric car.

  • There are more than 40 models currently available. Plug In America can help you search and compare options.
  • The U.S. Department of Energy has a calculator tool at fueleconomy.gov to compare the environmental and cost impact of owning an electric vehicle.

Find an EV charging station.

  • Worried about finding a place to charge your car when traveling? There are a number of charging station websites and apps to help plan your trip such as: PlugShare and A Better Routeplanner.
  • There are currently six public EV charging stations in Princeton, and we are hoping more come online soon. Check out the map.

Funds for businesses.

Funding is available for multi-unit dwellings, businesses, governments, non-profits, and educational institutions to offset the cost of purchasing and installing electric vehicle charging stations.

Helpful Hints.

  • Need help choosing a home charging station? ChargeHub has a guide to compare the most popular charging stations on the market.
  • To get the most up-to-date information about federal and state tax credits and other incentives, check out Energy.Gov’s website.

Did You Know?

  • Swap and save. Replace a gas-powered car with an electric vehicle and lower your maintenance costs. The average cost to operate an EV is $485 per year compared to $1,117 per year for a gas-powered vehicle.
  • Skip the tax. Zero emission vehicles are exempt from New Jersey state sales tax.
  • Lower your footprint. Switching to an electric vehicle will reduce greenhouse gas emissions even when the emissions from electricity generation sources in our area are taken into account. For a detailed analysis, check out this study.