Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
GCEA has received grants through the Colorado Energy Office to assist with the purchase and installation of six public electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Gunnison County and surrounding areas.
The two Crested Butte charging stations are located at opposite ends of Elk Avenue. The station located at the four way stop is a Sema Connect station. The second station located in the parking lot at First Street and Elk Avenue is a Charge Point Station.
EV station rates went into effect January 1, 2019 at the 6th Street and Elk Avenue station.
(four way stop charging station)
The rates will be as follows:
- Peak hours (5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Monday - Saturday) - 25 cents / kWh
- All other times - 8 cents / kWh
Almont Resort offered space in its back parking lot for a Charge Point station.
The National Park Service provided a site at the Elk Creek Marina, which will reduce the gap between Montrose and Gunnison. This station is a Charge Point Station.
The Lake City Sema Connect charging station has been up and running since 2016. This station is located by the bank.
GCEA upgraded its public headquarters station in 2018 to a Charge Point station.