Ecotality offer free charging stations to EV drivers in three large U.S. cities
The City of Brotherly Love will provide some extra affection for owners of Chevrolet Volts and Nissan Leafs.
Philadelphia has become the latest metropolitan area to be included in the public-private EV Project designed to give away Blink home-charging stations to plug-in vehicle drivers of cars like the Leaf and Volt. The car owners will also get an station-installation credit of $400 as part of the project, which also involves local utility company PECO.
The EV Project was launched in 2009 with a $99.8 million dollar grant to ECOtality from the U.S. Department of Energy with the goal of distributing about 14,000 home-charging stations. The Energy Department funded another $15 million for the project in 2010. So far, the EV Project has collected plug-in driving data from more than 33... [via AutoblogGreen]
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