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MDOT Electrifies New Year With Move to Expand State Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

The Maryland Department of Transportation is charging forward with the growth of electric vehicle infrastructure in the state. The department issued a Request for Proposals that could provide up to 40 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as part of Maryland’s plan for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program. The charging stations will be built along the state’s 23 designated EV Alternative Fuel Corridors, which include interstates and major highways. Once fully built, there will be an EV charging site with at least four fast-charging ports every 50 miles along the corridors. “Building out Maryland’s electric vehicle charging network is the first step to increasing the number of EVs on the roads and rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” said Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld. “EV ownership in Maryland continues to grow rapidly and all Marylanders deserve to have access to convenient and reliable electric vehicle charging.” Maryland is on track to reach 100,000 electric vehicle registrations in the first quarter of 2024, with more than 10 times that amount projected by the end of the decade. As of January, there are approximately 93,000 registered EVs in Maryland and nearly 1,600 EV charging stations across the state. Expanding the state’s […]

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