News Flash • Fee structure set for City-owned EV charging st


Effective April 1, a fee structure for use of the 11 City of Edmond-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will go into effect.

Approved by City Council during its Feb. 12 meeting, EVs utilizing one of the City-owned charging stations will be charged per kilowatt hour. At the ten City-owned Level 2 charging stations, users will be charged 25 cents per kilowatt hour, and at the City’s lone Level 3 charging station – located at Festival Marketplace – users will be charged 35 cents per kilowatt hour, including both the 32 cent per kilowatt hour charge for use of the station and a 3 cent per kilowatt hour fee charged by the State of Oklahoma for Level 3 stations.

Currently, there is no charge for use of the stations. The new fee structure will cover operations and maintenance of the stations and be reviewed annually as part of City’s budget process. Recommendations for changes would require City Council approval.

In 2017, the City partnered with the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) for a grant program to install a charging station at the Hilton Garden Inn. Since then, using the grant funding, more stations have been added. At that time, City Council voted to install the stations but not assess a fee for use to help support the transition to more EVs and highlight the stations available.

Three City-owned Level 2 charging stations can be found at Service Blake Soccer Complex. Two more can be found at Mitch Park while others are available at the City First building, Edmond Center Court, the Edmond Railyard, the Hilton Garden Inn, and at the intersection of East 5th Street and South Broadway.

A Level 2 station can charge an EV from 0 percent to fully charged in 4-to-6 hours. A Level 3 station can charge an EV from 0 percent to fully charged in 30 minutes.

Edmond Electric and the City will continue working with ACOG for additional grants to expand available chargers. Possible sites for future City-owned charging stations include the new City Center complex and YMCA/Library sites, as well as other City facilities and possible Public/private partnerships. 


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