Now 14 utilities representing 29 states plus DC and serving more than 60M customers have joined a coalition to speed EV adoption.
The Electric Highway Coalition (EHC), a group of electric utilities working together to install fast-charging EV stations along major interstate highways, has doubled its members.
Membership in the EHC has now grown to include AVANGRID, Consolidated Edison, DTE Energy, Eversource Energy, Exelon, FirstEnergy Corp., ITC Holdings Corp., and National Grid. Formed in March 2021, EHC began its membership with American Electric Power, Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Entergy Corporation, Southern Co., and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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Together, the 14 members — representing 29 states and the District of Columbia and serving more than 60 million customers — are committed to growing EV charging solutions along major transportation corridors within their service territories and working with other members to enable convenient charging options and seamless travel routes for EV drivers.
In addition to expanding membership, the EHC has further defined its goals and is pursuing shared objectives. The members have agreed to work together to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoid duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor fast charging sites. Ideally, EHC members are pursuing sites that are easily accessible for drivers located less than 100 miles apart.
The EHC is also committed to providing a positive charging experience for drivers, including having at least two charging stations with universal vehicle compatibility, and additional features where feasible, such as real-time status reporting for drivers and convenient payment collection.
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