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Electric Vehicle Registrations Soar in Hawaii

At the end of 2012, there were 1,136 EVs registered in the state, compared to 162 when the 'Hawaii EV Ready' program began.

Published: 03-Feb-2013

The Hawaii Energy Office announced Thursday the completion of the state’s successful electric vehicle rebate and grant program, along with a 700 percent increase in EVs on island roads since the program began.

Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the “Hawaii EV Ready” program was administered by the Energy Office, a division of the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

From August 2010 through December 2012, the program provided consumer rebates and assisted with the installation of hundreds of EV charging stations statewide. Its purpose was to help accelerate EV adoption across Hawaii by providing rebates and grants to stimulate the demand of EVs and charging infrastructure. At the end of 2012, there were 1,136 EVs registered in the state, compared to 162 when the program began.

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