State officials are expected to award funding this month for several dozen public electric vehicle charging stations.
The Michigan utility issued 127 rebates in the first two months of its three-year, $10 million pilot program.
The city is among the first to install inductive charging stations to power an electric bus fleet.
“It’s as pivotal a moment as when we went from horses to cars,” says first-term state Sen. Mallory McMorrow.
A Missouri test will look at lead-acid batteries’ potential to reduce or eliminate demand fees for vehicle charging.