electric-charging-station.jpgIn Michigan, Grand Blanc Township may follow in the footsteps of West coast communities in installing charging stations for electric cars for about $3,000 each.

“Money is actually making it from the federal government to the local level,” said Township Engineer Roger Buell, regarding a $143,000 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant through the U.S. Department of Energy.

While this is a relatively new idea in the Midwest, Oregon has been developing a pilot program to build electric car infrastructure.

Recharging normally costs about 50 cents per hour for the electrical charge and the stations provide peace of mind for drivers of all-electric cars.

(Read more from Grand Blanc News) 

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