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SRP and EVgo unveil electric vehicle charging stations

Salt River Project is partnering with EVgo to provide five new electric vehicle fast-charging EVgo Stations in SRP’s service territory. In less than 30 minutes, EVgo’s dependable DC fast-chargers can deliver close to a full charge to nearly any fast charge-capable vehicle on the road today.

The station, located at the Biltmore Fashion Park, is part of EVgo’s expansive public fast-charging network, which includes over 750 chargers in over 55 metro markets throughout the country. The new stations, located throughout the Valley, include both CHAdeMO & CCS adapter coverage, serving the charging needs of a majority of electric vehicle drivers.

Currently, there are more than 6,500 electric vehicles in Arizona, and that is expected to more than double in the next four years. Today’s unveiling is part of a collaborative effort between EVgo and SRP to improve air quality in metropolitan Phoenix. Supporting the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles helps benefit the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on petroleum-based fuels.

SRP offers a price plan for electric vehicle owners and an incentive for commercial customers to invest in charging stations for their employees and customers. In addition, more than 80 percent of SRP’s mobile fleet operates on alternative fuels including electric, biodiesel and ethanol.

“We are excited that more and more SRP customers are choosing electric vehicles and it’s important that we offer them ways to support that choice,” said Kelly Barr, SRP Senior Director, Environmental Management and SRP’s Chief Sustainability and Compliance Executive. “At SRP, we are committed to environmental stewardship and applaud companies like EVgo that are making it easier to drive electric.”

Stations are equipped with DC Fast-Chargers, which can deliver 40 miles of range in as little as 15 minutes, allowing electric vehicle drivers to quickly charge their vehicles while enjoying a movie or a quick bite to eat.

“Working with local communities and building partnerships with leaders like SRP is the key to bringing the electric lifestyle to more and more drivers on the road today” said Terry O’Day, EVgo Vice President.  “EVgo’s network is growing rapidly, and together with our drivers, we are making the EV movement unstoppable.”

SRP supports electric vehicle drivers through the SRP EV Community, a way for owners to network, learn about new technologies and participate in surveys, forums and research projects to help SRP design programs, materials and information to better serve customers. For more information: srpnet.com/ev.

EVgo/SRP Station locations include: 

• Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E Camelback Road., Phoenix 85016

• Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road., Scottsdale 85251

• Chandler Fashion Square, 3111 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler 85226

• San-Tan Village, 2218 E. Williams Field Road., Gilbert 85295

• Arizona Mills, 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle., Tempe 85282

For additional information on electric vehicle charging stations, visit www.nrgevgo.com.