Blacksburg is joining the list of southwestern Virginia Towns with high speed chargers for Electric Vehicles or EVs. Virginia Clean Cities has already put twenty of them in places like Richmond, Hampton Rhodes, and Charlottesville.
Many of these “DC Fast Chargers” around the state are free to use. It's part of plan to help create an infrastructure for plug in cars. Matt Wade is Deputy Director of Virginia Clean Cities. He says it’s a ‘chicken and egg’ situation they’re trying to address.