Southampton Town has partnered with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to install four new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations in the municipal parking lot in Bridgehampton, 99 School Street. The project, coordinated by the Town’s Municipal Works Department, commenced construction in April, 2022, was completed in December, 2022, and received all final sign-offs in March, 2023. The Town agreed to allow NYPA to install the stations at no cost to the Town.
Each charging station has two charging ports allowing up to 8 vehicles to charge simultaneously. These new stations accommodate all makes of EVs with fast charge capability. The stations accept a variety credit card payment options as well as mobile pay and several smart phone app options for online payments.
The growing popularity of electric vehicles emphasizes the importance of publicly available charging stations. To help address this growing need, the Town has installed EV charging stations on municipal property at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays and is planning for additional installations at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays and at Town Hall at 116 Hampton Road.
Councilman Bouvier added, “EV charging stations are becoming a critical component of our transportation infrastructure. These new stations are a step in the right direction.”
More information about municipal charging stations throughout New York State can be found at https://evolveny.nypa.gov/