Bainbridge has the electric cars, Port Orchard will have the chargers

The city of Port Orchard is moving ahead with plans to install electric vehicle charging stations in its downtown.

Meanwhile on Bainbridge, where over half of the county’s 22 registered electric vehicles are parked, similar plans have stalled.

Bainbridge City Engineer Chris Wierzbicki says designs for the downsized and delayed Winslow Way project include pre-wiring for charging stations, but that the city lacks funding to install them.

Read more about Port Orchard’s efforts to support EV technology HERE, in South Kitsap reporter Chris Henry’s story.