Should Salt Lake City make it free to charge electric cars?

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LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 17: A charging plug connects an electric vehicle (EV) to a charging station on August 17, 2017 in London, England. A study commissioned by power generation company Drax shows that current electric car models are twice as green as they were five years ago. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is considering changes to help make the city greener.

Salt Lake City would make it free for electric vehicle owners to charge their EV at city-owned stations.

The proposal is aimed at promoting clean air and sustainability and moving the city closer to “the goal of reducing our carbon footprint by 80 percent by 2040.

The mayor wants to hear your thoughts on the idea. You take a survey on EV charging stations here.

Biskupski is a co-chair for the Sierra Club’s Mayors for 100% Clean Energy campaign. It’s an initiative calling on all mayors — regardless of political party, from big cities and small towns – to support a vision of 100% clean and renewable energy in their cities, towns, and communities, and across the country.

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