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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Seymour opens electric car charging station


By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

SEYMOUR >> The town recently opened an electric car charging station downtown, the first of its kind in the lower Naugatuck Valley.

Economic Development Director Fred A. Messore said the charging station ties in with the state’s ongoing commitment to become more environmentally-friendly by promoting clean energy.

The station is located at the new fish bypass channel and adjoining town park on Wakeley Street.

“This is consistent to the state’s Electric Vehicle Policy, EVConnecticut, which is a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Department of Transportation working to introduce more electric vehicles into Connecticut,” Messore said. “Connecticut’s cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy future depends on electric vehicles putting us on a path toward greater energy independence.”

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