Charge!!! City of Palmdale Unveils New EV Charging Stations at PTC
ALMDALE – The City of Palmdale unveiled its six new dual port electronic vehicle charging stations at the Palmdale Transportation Center at a ribbon cutting ceremony today.
Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford, Councilmembers Austin Bishop and Steve Hofbauer, and Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD) Grant Programs Coordinator Julie McKeehan were on hand to introduce the new EV stations which can charge up to 12 vehicles at the same time.
“This is the City’s latest greatest innovation towards helping us reduce our carbon footprint,” Ledford said. “Back in 2017, thanks to the diligence of our City staff, they applied and were approved for funding through Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Charge Ready Program to install electric infrastructure at the Palmdale Transportation Center.”
SCE’s Charge Ready Program was created to deploy electric infrastructure to serve the electric vehicle needs in SCE’s service areas.
SCE’s funding covered most of the costs of the program. The remaining funding came from AVAQMD.