08 Apr '11, 6pm

NRG Energy Unveils Freedom Charging Network: It doesn’t matter if range anxiety is real or perceived. If it ke...

It doesn’t matter if range anxiety is real or perceived. If it keeps people from buying electric vehicles , it’s a problem for those who have a stake in the success of this burgeoning driving revolution. To combat that, NRG Energy opened its first eVgo Freedom Station in Texas on Friday, which has a high-speed DC charger, to inspire range confidence. The privately funded network of high-speed 480-volt DC chargers will include 70 stations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and another 50 in Houston, with half in place by summertime The inaugural charger at a Walgreens in Dallas (located at 5201 Belt Line Road, if you want to roll up in your Leaf) can add up to 30 miles of range in as few as 10 minutes, and there’s also a 240-volt Level 2 charger that can add about 25 miles in an hour. Within the two cities, drivers will never be more than five miles from a charger when the netwo...

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