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Cook County announces $5.5M to increase electric vehicle charging infrastructure in suburbs

Cook County announced on Monday, Nov. 21, an allocation of $5.5 million in funding for the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Program designed to increase the number and access to public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout suburban Cook County.

The goal of the four-year initiative is to install up to 75 dual-port public EV charging stations. Cook County will cover the cost of the EV station hardware, construction and installation as well as networking and warranty fees for the first five years.

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