Local political leaders joined Connecticut drivers to learn how easy it is to own and operate an Electric Vehicle (EV) at the “Discover the Power of Electric Cars“ event hosted by CT Electric Car on October 8th in Newington. State Rep Gary Byron, Mayor of Newington Roy Zartarian and other local business leaders were on hand to congratulate owner Ed Ingalls on the 3rdanniversary of our state’s first EV charging station showroom.
“I really get a charge out of being here!” joked Mayor Zartarian. “Not only is this anniversary a wonderful milestone, but Newington Electric is quickly approaching its 60th anniversary.”
The event was held in Newington at CT Electric Car, a subsidiary of Newington Electric.
Attendees learned all about the latest options in home charging systems and rebates for EV’s, then they checked out some electric cars, including two Teslas owned by enthusiastic EV advocates, Seth Diamond from Glastonbury and Ellen Lepak from Westbrook.
“I am proud to serve in a town that is on the cutting edge of green technology because of owners like Ed, who had the foresight to create a business that helps to preserve the local environment,” said Rep. Byron, who is on the legislature’s Environment Committee.
For more information regarding electric car charging stations and tax incentives seewww.ctelectriccar.com.
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