Brightfield featured in Business North Carolina Magazine

Brightfield featured in Business North Carolina Magazine

Electric Avenue
Vehicle-charging stations remain scarce in North Carolina, but a surge may be nearing.

See full article here.

When Randy Talley drives up the Blue Ridge Parkway, he sometimes wonders whether he’ll have enough charge to make it home at night. Talley owns a Nissan Leaf, a plug-in electric vehicle with a range of about 90 miles on a single charge. It’s a fun ride, and he loves zipping around town in it, especially since an electric vehicle charging station is 400 yards from his office door. But a trip to the mountains, where charging stations are scarce, involves some risk.

“The mainstream will comfortably buy EVs once they know high-speed charging stations are everywhere. Right now they’re not,” says Talley, co-owner of Asheville’s Green Sage Café…

*NOTE: There is an error in this article– the DC Fast Chargers BTS has installed cost $30,000+ for the hardware, not $9,000.

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