LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – You’ve in all probability seen electrical car charging stations whereas out in Michigan, and Customers Power plans to carry 200 extra stations to assist cost the subsequent era of transportation.
Customers Power doesn’t make electrical autos. “That’s as much as GM and Ford and others,” mentioned Brian Wheeler of Customers Power.
However that isn’t stopping them from selling extra eco-friendly strategies of transportation.
Customers is planning to construct 200 quick charging stations throughout Michigan.
“Plug in your car, cost it for about half an hour, then you’ll be able to go for a whole bunch extra miles,” mentioned Wheeler.
Wheeler says he hopes these further charging stations will assist fight what he calls “vary nervousness.”
“It’s form of this concept of ‘can I get from level A to level B and ensure I can cost my car.’”
Customers Power has 24 quick charging stations already.
Stations in Ionia and Jackson have been serving Mid-Michigan already, however the brand new spherical of stations will additional enhance the quantity of charging stations within the space.
“Electrical autos are nonetheless a small a part of the automobile market, however the gross sales are rising quick. GM desires to promote a million electrical autos by 2025, and gross sales are climbing by 20% yearly,” mentioned Wheeler.
Wheeler additionally mentioned that Customers plans to put in greater than 2,000 chargers in properties and companies to assist make electrical car possession extra handy.
“Normally a charging station at house will price someplace round $500, and $500 is the rebate that we will supply on your electrical car charger at house,” mentioned Wheeler.
Customers hopes to have all 200 stations accomplished by 2024.