In 2016, the U.S. Justice Dept fined Volkswagen Corp. $14 Bil in settlement funds for the "Dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal. They ordered $2 Bil of the funds to be spent building EV Charging infrastructure across America. In 2018, Texas received its portion of $209 Mil (through the TCEQ) with $31 Mil earmarked for EV charging. TxETRA then began efforts to study how best to spend those funds.
The Map • TxETRA Charging Committee worked for 2 months studying EV locations to achieve border-to-border charging station coverage. By overlaying ERCOT power distribution maps with TxDOT traffic flow maps (and more recently, emergency evacuation routes), TxETRA recommended the following charging sites. Click to Download High Resolution Map (click 3 dots on right to download) or list of sites.