Raleigh to Open Two Electric Car Recharging Stations at City Hall

North Carolina city expects to have up to 30 electric recharging stations in the next year.

Published: 23-Nov-2010

New vehicle recharging stations will be introduced in Raleigh today, a futuristic bit of technology that will become increasingly common as electric cars begin breaking into the market over the next several years.

City officials plan to showcase two recharging stations in front of City Hall at 285 W. Hargett St. at 10:30 a.m. The pods were installed last week, and a third will follow in front of the convention center in the coming week.

The recharging stations, which have 9-foot long cords, will provide free electricity. The parking spaces are not reserved for drivers with electric cars, so anyone will be able to use them, but they will have to pay the parking meter.

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