Columbus, Ohio, to Launch Incentive Program for EV Charging Port Installation

Government Technology: Charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs) could soon start popping up in apartment building parking lots and other areas in and around Columbus, Ohio.

The city will soon launch an incentive program to encourage the purchase and installation of some 1,685 charging ports over the next three years, according to city officials. The program will focus on commercial and multi-family housing facilities.

Kristian Fenner, Assistant Administrator in the Columbus Division of Power explained that the incentives are directed at multi-unit dwellings, and the chargers can be used to power public and privately owned electric vehicles.

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