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West Coast Electric Highway to undergo extensive upgrade

Charging network operator EV Charging Solutions (EVCS) has been approved and funded by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to upgrade 44 charging stations on the Oregon portion of the West Coast Electric Highway, and to add three new stations. Eleven of the 47 stations will be “superstations,” each with three DC fast chargers and… Read more »

DC fast chargers in California’s Central Valley are a crucial link in the West Coast Electric Highway

Three Love’s Travel Stops along State Highway 99 in California’s Central Valley plan to install public charging stations as part of the West Coast Electric Highway initiative funded by the California Energy Commission. Each of the three new charging sites, located in Ripon, Madera and Tulare, will feature four individual charging posts, including both Level… Read more »

Recargo building out West Coast Electric Highway, researching higher charging levels

Earlier this year, Recargo, the parent company of PlugShare, won a $1.6-million grant from the California Energy Commission to help complete the West Coast Electric Highway, a network of charging stations that will eventually stretch from Canada to Mexico. In total, four companies were awarded nearly $9 million in grants for the project. Recargo, Chargepoint,… Read more »

Recargo to help complete the West Coast Electric Highway

Recargo, parent company to the charger locator app PlugShare, has been awarded $1.6 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to help complete key routes of the West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH), a charging network that will eventually stretch from Canada to Mexico. Recargo is also investing some $575,000 of its own money in the… Read more »

West Coast Electric Highway enables payment with PlugShare mobile app

EV drivers using the West Coast Electric Highway charging network in Oregon and Washington now have another way to pay for charging. Recargo’s PlugShare mobile app now provides access to the network on a pay-per-charge basis at no additional cost. Charging rates are: $4.00 per charge for Level 2 stations or $7.50 for DC fast… Read more »

West Coast Electric Highway extended to Canadian border

The West Coast Electric Highway, a network of charging stations that will someday extend from Canada to Mexico, reached a milestone last week, as the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and charging station partner AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) opened 10 new public charging stations that let EV drivers travel emission-free from Seattle to the Canadian… Read more »

Washington State DOT breaks ground on West Coast Electric Highway

Construction began Wednesday on a public EV charging station in Bellingham, Washington, the first in a network that the state plans to build along major highway corridors. The West Coast Electric Highway will provide EV drivers with fast chargers every 50 miles or so, all the way from Oregon to Canada. This in turn is… Read more »

Daimler and PGE develop the electric truck stop of the future

The Electric Island project, a collaboration between Daimler Trucks North America and Portland General Electric, will be a test bed for all kinds of heavy-duty EV charging solutions. Electric trucks are finally starting to roll. After years of vehicle development, research projects and pilot deployments, major fleet operators around the world are beginning to place… Read more »

West Coast utilities map out a possible electric truck charging network along I-5

A large group of electric utilities in the three West Coast states have announced the results of a study that examined the possibility of building charging infrastructure to facilitate freight transportation along the Pacific Coast’s main highway corridor. The West Coast Clean Transit Corridor Initiative study recommends adding charging infrastructure for freight haulers and delivery… Read more »