NYPSC Cedes Most Jurisdiction Over Car-Charging Stations

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 4:27 PM EST) -- The New York State Public Service Commission on Friday said it would cede most regulatory control over a plan to install thousands of charging stations across the state in order to put 40,000 electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the road by 2018, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other groups pushed for the move.

The commission said the decision, which leaves possible future oversight over "changes in the market in which charging stations operate" on the table, comes as the automobile industry and charging station operators...
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