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How Access To Electric Vehicles Are Impacting Underserved Communities

At Charli Charging, our goal is to transform driving in general and not simply create EV charging stations. Our goal? to equip every automobile with an EV charging station so that the average driver may easily switch to an electric vehicle. And believe us when we say that, we aren't just talking the talk but also walking the walk.

Charli Charging | EV Charging Installation | Portland, Oregon

Electric Vehicles' Effects in Underserved Communities

Let's begin by illustrating the state of transportation in underprivileged areas as it exists today. These are areas with frequently limited access to reasonably priced and dependable transit options. Recent research indicates that low-income households spend a disproportionately large share of their income—up to 30% of their budget, according to some estimates—on transportation. Economic and environmental inequalities are guaranteed when you include in the environmental cost of air pollution from conventional gas-powered automobiles.

This is where the electric revolution enters the picture, though, and this is where Charli Charging truly shines.

Adding EV Charging Stations to Your Community

The absence of infrastructure for charging EVs in underprivileged areas has been one of the main obstacles to their acceptance. However, here at Charli Charging we are helping with that. We’re putting charging stations in unexpected locations from busy city areas to quiet residential lanes.

And there is no denying the effect. New data indicates that one of the main factors influencing EV adoption rates is access to infrastructure for charging. The number of electric vehicles on the road has significantly increased in communities with a higher concentration of charging facilities. Charli Charging is committed to ensuring that everyone has equal access to the advantages of electric vehicles by introducing charging stations to these neglected regions.

However, accessibility goes beyond simply placing charging stations. Our goal at Charli Charging is to enable everyone, regardless of zip code or income level, to have access to high quality EV charging stations. 

We work with commercial and residential properties along with nonprofit organizations in helping them take advantage of EV charging initiatives, making the transition to electric power simpler than ever. 

Charli Charging | EV Charging Installation | Portland, Oregon

Energizing Economic Development

However, the advantages of electric vehicles extend beyond their positive effects on the environment and society; they are also fostering economic development in underprivileged areas. Recent estimates predict that the electric car sector will generate millions of new employment in the upcoming years, ranging from infrastructure development and manufacturing to customer support and maintenance.

And we are a part of spearheading the effort. Our installations revitalize areas that are in dire need of it, provide employment, and support nearby companies. We are dedicated to promoting economic growth from the ground up, whether that means working with minority-owned companies to provide services or partnering with local technicians to install and repair charge stations.

Encouraging the Future to Be Greener

The ability of electric transportation to open the door to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future, however, may have the greatest influence of all. By plugging EVs into our stations, we are cutting emissions, enhancing air quality, and helping the planet for future generations.

Recent research indicates that by 2030, the widespread usage of electric vehicles might cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30%. Furthermore, the transition to electric vehicles cannot occur quickly enough, since transportation accounts for almost a third of all carbon emissions in the US.

However, electric vehicles have advantages that go beyond only cutting emissions. Compared to conventional gas-powered vehicles, electric vehicles have reduced fuel and maintenance expenses, which means that drivers can save a lot of money with them. Furthermore, it is anticipated that in the upcoming years, the accessibility and range of electric vehicles will only get better due to advancements in battery technology and charging infrastructure.

About Charli Charging

Charli Charging is a Portland-based, innovative, Electric Vehicle (EV) charging service provider offering affordable, turn-key solutions for EV charging station installation and operation. Our strategy is centered on affordability, reliability, simplicity, accessibility and equity in access. Our mission is to enable the everyday driver to seamlessly transition to an electric vehicle by installing EV charging stations wherever cars live.


Lakeshia Williams - Marketing Manager

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