The pilot program will install electric vehicle charging stations later this year and offer rebates to residential and non-residential charger installations. It has been approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission and will take place over the next 5 years.
- Install more than 50 charging stations
- Include 9 “fasting charging’ stations
- Offer rebates of up to $300 for residential customers of Potomac Edison for installing the charging station at their home
- Rebates also will be available for charging stations at multifamily properties
- Support a state-wide effort toward reaching 300,000 zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025
- Help Maryland utilities evaluate the benefits of EV charging deployment while remaining cost-effective for customers
According to the Press Release:
We’re excited about the opportunity to support Maryland’s efforts toward electric vehicle adoption and expanding the charging station network, which is an important step toward a cleaner, healthier environment. Our expertise at building electrical infrastructure will help position Maryland as a leader in EV technology. We look forward to partnering with state officials to ensure our EV charging station program produces long-term benefits as we continue providing safe, reliable and affordable service to our customers.
-James Sears, President of Maryland Operations for Potomac Edison