The Maryland station is the first station in the U.S. where gas pumps have been replaced by electric vehicles.
RS Automotives' refueling station in Takoma Park, Maryland, decided to make the change after the owners of Depewar Dawley decided they weren't happy with their oil and gas contract, CNBC reported.
The service station received a $786,000 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration and the Project Electric Vehicle Institute.
Maryland is proud to be a national leader in promoting clean and renewable energy, combating climate change, electric infrastructure and vehicles, said Governor Larry Hogan Charging is a Great Exhappy and that things are cool .
We're several years ahead of schedule, so we didn't expect to open up and say wow, we're making a lot of money Dawley told Business Insider. but we're happy with the numbers and see someone using the charger every day
Dolly is currently getting calls from people all over the country asking how they can start their own electric car charging station.
I'm a business owner who can share my thoughts and ideas on how to open a charging station
About four to five electric car drivers stop at stations every day to charge their cars, reaching the original goal of daily use, Matthew Wade of the Electric Car Institute told Business Insider.
It's a very unique project, and there were a lot of unknowns about how it would be used and how it would work, Wade said. ;. But the numbers we've looked at show that there's enough enthusiasm to make it work.
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