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Electric vehicle charging station opens at Fargo City Hall

Dedication ceremony at Fargo City Hall is this Thursday.

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Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney announces the availability of a new electric vehicle charger Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, west of City Hall. The charger was funded through a grant and Xcel Energy says using it today cuts carbon emissions by 55%. That value will rise as the company transitions to more carbon-neutral energy sources. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
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FARGO — The City of Fargo hosted a ribbon cutting for its first city-owned electric vehicle charging station on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 225 Fourth Street N., in the west side parking lot.

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Xcel Energy North Dakota Principal Manager Tony Grindberg provided comments before the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors cut a ribbon cutting to dedicate the EV charger.

The Fargo Sustainability and Resiliency Committee and Fargo Public Works Department leadership also assisted in the dedication.

The city worked with Xcel Energy to complete the grant-funded project. The charger will supply electrical power for plug-in electric vehicles, including hybrids cars and trucks.

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