Duke Energy is planning to install 530 new electric car charging stations in Florida, the company announced recently. It is asking interested communities and other parties in interest to submit applications. 10% of the chargers will be reserved for low income communities that are currently on the margins of the electric car revolution. “Duke Energy’s proposed EV pilot is an important step forward, and we congratulate them on it. Electrifying transportation in Florida will bring Floridians cleaner air, good jobs, a safer climate and more money in their wallets otherwise spent on out-of-state oil,” says Fr​ank Jackalone, director of the Florida chapter of the Sierra Club. On its website , Duke Energy lists several reasons why people, communities, and businesses should consider applying for its Park & Plug program. The number of EVs on the road is growing rapidly. This is a great opportunity for your organization to participate in this program and contribute to Florida’s smart energy future. By becoming a Park & Plug EV charging station site location, you have an opportunity to: Enhance the visibility of your organization’s sustainability efforts Provide added benefit to tenants, employees and customers who drive EVs Attract new, socially conscious customers […]

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