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The charger is located in the city-owned parking lot behind the JC Penney Building (adjacent to Water Avenue, between Broadalbin and Ferry Streets).

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How to Use:

This charger is part of the EV Connect network.

First, you'll need to make a FREE EV Connect account to use the charger. Start by downloading the EV Connect Driver App:

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Instructions are also posted on the charger itself.

Charles Bonville takes the inaugural charge from the City's new public EV quick charger

Charles Bonville takes the inaugural charge from the City's new public EV quick charger on Wednesday, September 29.

Who can use it:

  • Any EV driver whose car is able to quick charge.
  • This station is equipped with both CHAdeMO and CCS/SAE connectors.
  • Tesla users are welcome but will need their own adapter.


$0.35/kWh; The City is charging users a fee in order to cover the costs of running the station. Fees may change over time as usage trends become clear.

Yes; if you are parked in the spot but no longer charging, you will be charged a fee of $15 per hour after a 30-minute grace period. This is to ensure that the station remains open to as many users as possible throughout the day.

Yes; users will need to create an account with EV Connect. This is FREE and easy to do:

Drivers can call the dedicated help line at 866-816-7584. If the station is in maintenance or has an issue, EV Connect technicians will keep an updated status on PlugShare and the EV Connect app.

Payment is secure and easy through the EV Connect app or fob. There are no credit card readers or cash options at this station.

This amenity is made possible through a grant partnership with Pacific Power. While the grant covered all start up costs, the station will remain open through the use of minimal charging fees.

Charging speed is different for every car depending on your battery management system; this EVSE will go up to 24kw.

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