The effects of climate change, including rising fuel prices and gasoline insecurity, seem to be in the news all too often these days. As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability and resilience efforts, the City of Delray Beach has partnered with Florida Power and Light (FPL) to bring 10 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to our residents. and visitors.
Four stations are located at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Atlantic Avenue, and six more are located inside the Old School Square parking garage. The City provides the stations free of charge to the public.
“It is estimated that 18 million electric vehicles are expected to be on American roads by 2030. I am proud of Delray Beach’s commitment to real solutions, such as free charging stations for electric vehicles, that will improve the lives of people. our residents and mitigate future environmental challenges. “Said Mayor Shelly Petrolia.
Florida ranks second in the United States for EV adoption, with more than 62,000 vehicles on the road. The state ranks third in the country for electric vehicle charging outlets, with more than 5,000 statewide.
Learn more about the Office of Sustainability and Resilience at: www.delraybeachfl.gov/government/city-manager/sustainability