Montana to invest Volkswagen funds to grow ‘electric fueling’ stations in partnership with Northwestern Energy and Town Pump

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“Proximity and availability of electric vehicle charging stations is a critical connection for visitors to small communities, and for the support of restaurants and small businesses in key Montana tourism corridors,” said Scott Osterman, the director of the Montana Department of Commerce. “This network of charging stations opens up the opportunity for more exploration of the state, supporting local economies.”

A partnership between NorthWestern Energy and Town Pump will also result in nine new charging stations placed along key travel corridors. The new charging stations will be in service by the fall of 2023, according to the state.


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