Electrify America, in about two weeks, installed its second ultra-fast charging station after the first one at the Chicopee Marketplace in Massachusetts.
It's located about 20 miles north of Roanoke along Interstate 81 in Virginia, at the Brugh’s Mill Country Store (345 Brughs Mill Rd, Fincastle, Virginia, 24090) and is equipped with chargers that will be supplying up to 350 kW of power.
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According to the charging stations map, provided by the Electrify America, there is already a third station installed at the Reston HQ (2003 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA, 20191).
Brendan Jones, chief operating officer of Electrify America said:
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“In more than 300 communities across 39 states – many of which are small, rural towns like Fincastle -- Electrify America is investing more than $250 million building ultra-fast charging stations to serve both the local residents and travelers passing through. Electrify America is thrilled to have found business and investment-friendly partners in Botetourt County and Brugh’s Mill Country Store, and we are hopeful that our investment will be a destination attracting customers, business and interest to the community for years to come.”
David Rader, owner and operator of Brugh’s Mill Country Store
“We are thrilled to offer Electrify America’s charging system. Our customers are excited that the future of personal transportation is a choice here and now.”
Gary Larrowe, Botetourt County Administrator said:
“Botetourt County is exceptionally pleased to have the first Electrify America automotive charging station in Virginia. Zero emission vehicles are here to stay and grow as electric car ownership grows. This state of the art charging station will provide local folks and the traveling public a place to energize their automobiles and enjoy our slice of heaven in Botetourt County at Exit 156 off I-81.”