The Democratic governor said the new clean car standards would reduce emissions that contribute to climate change while saving Minnesotans money at the gas pump. But he said people who want to buy and drive big pickup trucks and SUVs to suit their work needs or lifestyles will be free to continue doing so.
All charging stations and car sharing services will be available for public use.
As the nation’s largest and most reliable public EV fast charging network – as well as the first U.S. public fast charging network to be powered by renewable energy – Uber says EVgo is a natural partner for this memorandum of understanding.
The utility's announcement Wednesday says the stations would be located on major roadways, public parks, shopping malls, tourist destinations and at major employers, such as Office Depot in Boca Raton.
DCFC units provide 60 to 80 miles of vehicle range in 20 minutes, offering a considerable advantage over Level 2 chargers, which offer 10 to 20 miles of range after an hour of charging.