Based out of Arizona, GoE3 has announced its plans to create the first network of coast-to-coast Level two and three charging stations to make interstate travel a reality for EV owners.
GoE3 hopes to place charging stations at 50 to 75 mile intervals across the I-10, I-20, I-40, and I-70 freeways with the first stations supposedly opening with the launch of an unnamed rally and reality show being produced this summer.
In total, 500 stations are currently being planned out by GoE3 with 50 of its first locations rolling out by April 21st. The remaining 450 will appear during the next 18 to 36 months. The use of Level three chargers will allow travelers to top off their EVs in as little as 10 minutes, but the charge could be around $12.50 depending on how low the batter level is.
According to the Department of Energy, there are currently around 2,600 EV charging stations accessible to the public. The government’s EV project hopes to swell that number to 14,000 in the coming years.
“If the national goal is having one million electric vehicles on American roads by 2015, we must all work harder to shift perceptions on how useful, practical and affordable electrical vehicle travel can be,” said Bruce Brimacombe, founder and CEO of GoE3.
[Source: Digital Trends]