Tesla, Inc., 197 Civic Center Drive, Augusta
ReVision Energy, 225 High Street, Ellsworth
Through a separate competitive solicitation to deploy funds from the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan (MJRP), Recharge Maine also awarded six additional sites to extend the charging network along the most traveled routes to the Crown of Maine and to the Eastern border with New Brunswick.
Awarded bidders using MJRP funds, and the associated locations for the chargers, are:
Both initiatives aim to have the awarded chargers in operation next year.
"This funding will help expand our states EV charging network, reducing range anxiety for EV users who live, work, and travel in Maine," said MaineDOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note, in a news release. “Increasing electrification of vehicles will help improve our quality of life by reducing carbon emissions from the transportation sector.”
The DOT contracted with the Efficiency Maine Trust to administer the initiative.
About Efficiency Maine Trust The Efficiency Maine Trust (Efficiency Maine) is the independent, quasi-state agency established to plan and implement energy efficiency programs in Maine. Visit www.efficiencymaine.com for more information.