EV Charging Stations
|DISCLAIMER: Users of the charging station assume sole and complete responsibility for any damage to their electric vehicle, themselves, other persons, or structures or any other incidents related to and/or resulting from the use or inappropriate use of the e-charging station and equipment.
During the summer of 2022, the Town of Davidson was awarded participation in the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program. This initiative supports the town's focus on sustainability, and specifically the Sustainability and Natural Assets Strategic Plan Goal. EVs provide a better option with less impact to the environment for those who must travel by car.
Where are the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations located?
1. Davidson Public Safety Building (former Town Hall)- 216 South Main Street
2. Near the Harris Teeter on Jetton Street- 568 Jetton Street
What will these pilot program stations cost Davidson tax payers?
Duke Energy provides all the equipment, contracts the installation, maintains the warranty, and monitors network connections for both of these pilot program stations for a five-year period.
Who owns the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations?
Duke Energy owns and operates the EV charging stations. Duke's Customer Service page can be found HERE.
How much does it cost for me to charge a vehicle at one of the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations?
There is a nominal fee assessed by Duke Energy. Most users can expect to pay about two cents per kilowatt hour above what they pay for electricity at home.
How do I pay at one of the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations?
Duke Energy will charge you a fee via your smartphone, RFID card, or credit card. Just scan the QR code on the station meter for details.
How long does it take for my vehicle to get completely charged at one of the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations?
Each vehicle is different! Level 2 charging can add 20-30 miles (or more) of driving range per hour. There are lots of variables to this, though.
Will the Duke Energy Park & Plug Pilot Program stations service any EV vehicle?
Yes. If you have a Tesla, check to see if it has a compatible adapter for Level 2 charging.