Colorado law to encourage installation of electric vehicle charging stations

Colorado-electric-vehicle-charging-stationAs written in a Green Autoblog article’s a new state law will take effect in August and for only $5,000 you will get the permit to sell electricity at an electric vehicle recharging station.
Governor John Hickenlooper says that new law will encourage more business to install electric vehicle recharging station. Colorado has more than 1,200 electric vehicles registered in the state.
Around 60 electric vehicle charging stations, most of them currently free, were already installed and other around 40 at are at Walgreens. Dave Altman, the regional development and government sales chief fro Eaton says that he expects $1 an hour battery charging “to become a reality soon.”
A federal program called Fostering Electric Vehicle Expansion in the Rockies is in progress. Audi also released this month a video detailing its e-tron pilot project to test the battery electric version of A3 hatchback which has a single charge range of about 90 miles and an electric motor that provides 130 horsepower.

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Posted by on June 28, 2012. Filed under Electric vehicles. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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