Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Just Got a Boost in the US

Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Just Got a Boost in the US

The White House has announced where it will develop corridors along major highways featuring EV charging stations.

Helping boost the alternative fuel infrastructure in the U.S., the network will span 55 Interstate highways and 48 of those will be designated as EV charging corridors. The corridors will run through 35 states plus the District of Columbia and the planned charging stations will cover nearly 25,000 miles of roadway in the U.S. Signage will be placed along the corridors to notify drivers where they can charge their alternative fuel vehicles, with the Federal Highway Administration is releasing a list of the locations.

Along with electric vehicles, the alternative fuel infrastructure boost will accommodate compressed natural gas, hydrogen and other fuels.

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Earlier this year, the government approved up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to bolster the development of EV charging stations across the U.S. To help reach the goal, it is partnering with energy companies, as well as automakers like BMW and Nissan.

You can see the full list of signage-ready alternative fuel corridors here.

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