El Paso adds 32 electric vehicle charging stations El Paso Times

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El Paso adds 32 electric charging stations

The city is the public to plug in their vehicles at 17 locations.

Mayor Leeser joined Gerald chief executive officer of the Authority of the City of El Paso, and Howell, the city’s director of Development and Sustainability, to commission 32 vehicle charging stations the city.

Aaron Bracamontes

The the University of Texas at El Paso, El Community College and the housing used a $256,000 grant the Texas State Energy Office’s Transportation Efficiency to install the stations.

The stations have been at 17 sites around the city Sun Metro terminals, the El Paso Airport, the UTEP campus and authority communities.

UTEP has 10 charging stations that are not a of the state grant.

Leeser the charging stations will be a service for residents who own electric

It’s great for the environment and for El Leeser said. I’m we have them (the here.

The mayor is also the president of of El Paso and said he does not when Hyundai will a pure electric vehicle. He he is happy El Pasoans have locations to charge vehicles. Ford, General Motors and Motors currently make vehicles.

Jonathan Macias leasing his electric car in April. He he usually charges it at home and now he more free to travel El Paso knowing that are stations available.

These favor city driving, said. Knock on wood, I never ran out of gas.

He said he gets 80 to 100 miles per

Before Macias got an electric he said he would pay about $40 to $80 a for gas. Now he pays about $16 a to charge his vehicle.

Going Scenic Drive, I lose energy going up the hill, but I it up coming down the hill, said. Most importantly, it is not driving a golf cart. It is a working vehicle.

City did not know how many El Paso own electric vehicles, but according to a from the Electric Power Institute, there have more than 116,000 vehicles sold as of June

Macias said that it is to charge at the city’s charging which use the Blink Network. The must have a Blink to use the charging station, which activate the charger and charge the $1 to $2 per hour.

If the user does not a Blink InCard, the user can pay for a code on the blinkcode.com website.

At the electric car can be charged into the like any other appliance, said.

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Charging is just like a cellphone; you have the option to it at the end of the day, Macias said.

Bracamontes may be reached at 546-6156.

El International Airport, short-term 6701 Convair.

City Service Center, 7969 San

Sun Metro Westside Terminal, level, 7535 Remcon

Sun Metro Mission Valley 9065 Alameda.

Sun Metro Road Terminal, 100 E. Glory

UTEP Schuster Parking 500 W. Schuster.

UTEP Academic Building Parking Lot, 501 W.

UTEP Sun Bowl Parking 2522 Sun Bowl Drive.

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