New Electric Vehicle chargers coming to Warner Robins


Four new chargers are coming to South Armed Forces Boulevard by the end of the year.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Electric vehicle owners will soon have more places to get plugged in, in the City of Warner Robins. They will welcome four new EV chargers, thanks to an $135,000 federal grant. 

More than 40,000 Georgians drive electric vehicles, like Keith Brooks.

“It’s the way of the future,” Brooks said.

He plugged in his car at Buc-ees Friday on his way to Albany.

“Once you put it in, you put your destination in and it already starts pre-conditioning you car, so it makes for an easy charge” he shared.

Brooks says when he’s on the go, most of his stops are right off the highway and give him a chance to spend money while he waits.

“Most of the time they’re in big shopping plazas, so you have access to good food,” Brooks shared.

Now, Mayor LaRhonda Patrick says Warner Robins is bringing four new chargers into the heart of the city.

“We look forward to potentially adding and attracting more visitors to come into the City of Warner Robins, to charge their vehicle and enjoy more of the city,” she said.

The chargers will sit on South Armed Forces Boulevard across from Robins Air Force base.

“Having the opportunity to put them into the city proper, right across from the military instillation, right where we already have some small business, and we’re looking to have more small business investment in that side of town, so we really think this is a good place to put it,” she said,

It will give folks a chance to give back to small businesses and provide more places to fill up for the growing EV population.

“Being able to have options for people that live in our community and for people who drive through our community is important to me,” Patrick said.

Patrick says this adds to their Georgia smart community initiative and having city-owned chargers is a step toward more smart technology.

The city hopes you can go to one of the stations and charge up by the end of this year. 


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