Alaska’s electric vehicle owners will be able to plug into a new network of fast-charging stations from Fairbanks to Homer and Seward, under a plan by the Alaska Energy Authority to develop the sites along the Railbelt.
The authority has been working to pre-qualify companies to install the charging stations and approve applications for sites to host them.
“There is robust interest in the program from people who have reached out and want information,” said Curtis Thayer, executive director of the Alaska Energy Authority.
The authority is a public corporation and the state’s energy office. Its primary mission is to reduce the cost of energy in Alaska.
Alaska lawmakers, meanwhile, are considering legislation to increase biennial registration fees for electric vehicles to…