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Facing an EV boom, AEP, Duke, 4 other utilities unveil plan for multi-regional charging network

Dive Brief:

  • A half dozen utilities on Tuesday announced a plan to provide electric vehicle (EV) drivers with a “seamless network” of direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations connecting major highways in the South, Midwest, Gulf and Central Plains regions.
  • The Electric Highway Coalition includes Duke Energy, American Electric Power (AEP), Dominion Energy, Entergy Corporation, Southern Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
  • The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and there is growing recognition that EV infrastructure is necessary to decarbonize the economy. Federal support for vehicle electrification is
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