The Washington State Department of Commerce will issue USD85 million in grants to install almost 6,000 charge points throughout the state. The funding is being released through the Washington State Electric Vehicle Charging Program as well as the Climate Commitment Act. Half of the funds will be allocated to communities most at risk from pollution, the rest will go to nonprofits, electric utilities, and public agencies.

More than 80% for residential, workplace and depot charging

A total of 565 chargers will be installed in various residential, workplace and public locations. Almost 40% will go to multifamily properties such as apartment buildings. The majority of these will be large charging stations, with more than 15 connection points. Additionally, 210 chargers will be installed for large EV fleets, primarily at local government agencies and school districts. The remaining…

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