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The city of Santa Clara opened 12 new electric vehicle charging stations for the public on Tuesday that will offer free charging for the month of April in honor of ‘Earth Month.’
The new additions bring the city’s total to more than 100 public charging connectors throughout the city.
Funding for the chargers was provided through the city’s participation in the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program, which supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
The new stations are located at four different Santa Clara city facilities:
• Three EV charging stations with a total of five connectors are available at Larry J. Marsalli Park, located at 1425 Lafayette St.
• Three EV charging stations with a total of five connectors are available at the Santa Clara Community Recreation Center, located at 969 Kiely Blvd.
• Four EV charging stations with a total of six connectors are available at Rotary Park, located at 1490 Don Ave.
• Two EV charging stations with a total of three connectors are available at City Plaza Park, located at Lexington and Main streets, near Mission Branch Library.
All the city’s charging stations can be found on the ChargePoint Network smart phone application that can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
More information about electric vehicles, charging stations and incentives can be found on the Silicon Valley Power website.