New York State is taking steps to power up with five high speed electric vehicle charging hubs to be installed at various Mirabito Convenience stores in the central region.

According to a news release from the governor’s office, the New York Power Authority, and Mirabito will install the seventh such station in NYPA’s Evolve NY charging station  network.

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The plan is to have the five additional hubs in place by the fall of this year, and will offer omission free electric charging to New Yorkers.

The governors agenda includes reducing the carbon by 22 million tons and an 85% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, through electrification and efficiency.

The first of five Mirabito location, this one in Oneonta, was introduced this week by LT Governor Kathy Hochul, who drove an EV to the new chargeing station. In the release Hochul said "New York's future will be fueled by clean, renewable energy, and electric vehicles are part of the foundation to achieving this goal,"

The other Mirabito charging stations will be within the Binghamton to Syracuse corridor which include Castle Creek and Binghamton.

The new chargers, part of the Evolve NY charging infrastructure network plan on up to 150 additional chargers installed in New York State by the end of this year.

These chargers will be capable of full chargers a vehicle in 15 to 30 minutes and will be installed 50 miles apart to allow long distance travel within the state

Mirabito Convenience Stores is a family-owned business with over 100 stores throughout Greater Binghamton and Central New York.

Quoted in the release CEO Joe Mirabito said "We are excited about our partnership with Evolve NY as we know electric 'fueling' is an emerging market and we want to be part of it," 

EVolve NY is an initiative put forth through the New York Power Authority to increase electrical vehicle usage throughout the state.

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