Meanwhile, a bill that would fine drivers for blocking charging stations advances in the House.
Xcel Energy’s $25 million electric vehicle program also includes expanding public charging networks across the state.
Critics are worried about the number of charging stations Duke Energy would own and operate under its proposal.
Letting charging stations collect more predictable fees would spur private investment in electric vehicle infrastructure, proponents say.
A report outlines the state of the electric vehicle market and identifies strategies to increase adoption in the state.