|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2015
|Deferred Revenue Disclosure [Abstract]|
12. DEFERRED REVENUE
The Company is the recipient of various private and governmental grants, rebates and marketing incentives. Reimbursements of periodic expenses are recognized as income when the related expense is incurred. Private and government grants and rebates related to EV charging stations and their installation are deferred and amortized in a manner consistent with the recognition of the related depreciation expense of the related asset over their useful lives.
Grant, rebate and incentive revenue recognized during the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014 was $1,169,149 and $950,358, respectively.
Deferred revenue consists of the following:
It is anticipated that deferred revenue as of December 31, 2015 will be recognized over the next four years as follows:
The entire disclosure for deferred revenues at the end of the reporting period, and description and amounts of significant changes that occurred during the reporting period. Deferred revenue is a liability as of the balance sheet date related to a revenue producing activity for which revenue has not yet been recognized. Generally, an entity records deferred revenue when it receives consideration from a customer before achieving certain criteria that must be met for revenue to be recognized in conformity with GAAP.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef