It could soon be much easier to find an EV charger in Wisconsin.
The State Senate yesterday overwhelmingly passed a plan that will allow gas stations and other businesses to build their own chargers. The proposed law changes Wisconsin’s utility regulations that currently stop anyone who isn’t a utility from selling electricity. The hope, lawmakers say, is to allow gas stations to add EV charges and build a network of chargers across the state. Senators also approved a nearly 80 million-dollar federal grant that will cover up to 80 percent of the costs to build new EV chargers across Wisconsin.