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Aug
24

Media Advisory: First Official Plug-in at First DC Fast Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Tesla Supercharger in Richmond

Media Advisory : First Official Plug-in at First DC Fast Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Tesla Supercharger in Richmond

WHO:

Michael Phillips, Virginia Clean Cities and Virginia Division of Energy
Grant Neely, Chief of Staff – Office of the Mayor, City of Richmond
Jeannie Welliver, Main Street Station Multimodal Transportation Center

WHAT:

The first official plug-in will take place at Main Street Station, the site of the first publicly-available DC Fast Charging Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Tesla Supercharger in Richmond.

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 25
10 a.m

WHERE:

The Plaza at Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street
Richmond, VA

DETAILS: To schedule interviews or electric vehicle demonstrations with Virginia Clean Cities, please contact Michael Phillips at 804-482-1790 or mphillips@vacleancities.org.

BACKGROUND: New charging stations at historic Main Street Station include two Level 2 Chargers, a Tesla Superchager and a DC Fast Charger. A DC Fast Charger can fully charge an electric vehicle in as quickly as 30 minutes Main Street Station will be the home of a future downtown Welcome Center, and EV charging adds one more amenity for local residents as well as the interstate traveler.