Electric vehicle charging station opens in Lucedale
- Sep 30, 2022 1:56 pm GMT
The charging station is located at
The businesses hope the charging station will influence local residents to invest in electric vehicles and encourage other drivers to pass through
"We are working with our 11 member systems trying to put charging in areas that can help draw business to town," said
One hour of charging on the AC Level 2 unit can power a vehicle for 10-20 miles. The credit union is currently offering use of the charging station at no cost to drivers.
It's the first charging station at any SRFCU branch. The next nearest charging station to
All 50 states received final approval Tuesday to begin construction on the first nationwide network of EV charging stations that places one roughly every 50 miles along interstate highways. It is part of the Biden administration's plan to spur widespread adoption of zero-emission cars.
"We just see it as a good service that is needed now but is going to be needed much more in the future, 10-15 years down the road. So we're prepared for that and making the service available to our members and the general community," Peterson said of the charging stations.
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