Posts Tagged: West Coast Electric Highway

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 »

ChargePoint proposed for contract to install California fast charging stations

CLARIFICATION: ChargePoint is one of four companies chosen by the California Energy Commission among 35 applications to install chargers along Interstate 5, Highway 99 and US Route 101. The other companies who successfully bid on the contracts are NRG EV Services, Recargo and EV Connect. The contracts have been recommended by CEC staff, but have… 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 »

Washington and Oregon drivers love I-5 DC fast chargers

EV drivers are putting the West Coast Electric Highway to use – new data from the Washington state Department of Transportation shows that the state’s 14 DC fast charging stations have delivered more than 10,000 charges since the first of them went into service in May 2012. Total monthly usage doubled to 1,125 charging sessions… 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 »