31 Mar '12, 9am

Illinois Launches Nation's Largest Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network: Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and offic...

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, 350Green LLC and 7-Eleven, Inc. have announced the availability of the nation’s largest network of fast-charging electric vehicle stations. Electric vehicle drivers can charge an electric vehicle in under 30 minutes using the current fast-chargers at 7-Eleven sites at four Tollway Oasis locations, and will soon be able to charge vehicles at all seven Tollway Oases. Through the Chicago-Area EV Infrastructure Project, 26 fast-chargers have been installed, with 73 total fast-chargers planned. Eight of these are currently in place at Tollway Oases along the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at the Des Plaines Oasis and on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80) at the Lake Forest Oasis, O’Hare Oasis and Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis. The installations, managed by 350Green, were performed by C...

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