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Pierce County, Wash., Installs EV Chargers and Buys Nissan LEAFs

December 30, 2011

TACOMA, WA – Pierce County has installed new public charging stations at the County government’s downtown Tacoma campus and at the County’s Public Services Annex. In addition to those stations, three other stations have been installed at the County-City Building Those chargers will be used to provide power for three recently purchased Nissan LEAFs.

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy charges one of the county's new Leafs.
Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy charges one of the county's new Leafs.

The public stations will cost $3 per charge, and operate by self-serve kiosks, and accept major credit and debit cards. The installation and purchase of the five charging stations were funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The public stations received funding via the DOE’s Petroleum Reduction Program and the three County-City chargers were funded by the DOE’s EV Project.

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