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06/21/2022

Kroger increases access to electric vehicle charging stations

The grocer has tested and phased in charger installations by working with Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, Tesla and Volta.
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Kroger is expanding access to electric vehicle charging stations for its customers by bringing the stations to select markets across the nation.

The grocer has tested and phased in charger installations by working with Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, Tesla and Volta, the Cincinnati-based company said.

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“Increasing our customers’ access to EV charging stations at convenient Kroger locations supports our collective transition to a lower-carbon economy,” said Yael Cosset, senior vice president and chief information officer at Kroger. “We are leveraging technology and innovation to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and are offering customers easy ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle.”

More than 350 chargers have been implemented in areas of Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wyoming, with several more chargers expected to be installed by the end of the year, the retailer said.

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In addition, future locations will be added in Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia.

To find a charging station, consumers can visit the websites of Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, Tesla and Volta.

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