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Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Bringing that Charging Station to a Corner Near You

August 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

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EVs are coming! Are we ready? While we search for that cool, affordable electric vehicle, how are we going to keep it charged at home, at work, shopping and also for those road trips? Join us to learn what charging infrastructure is needed and what is being done to enable and install that infrastructure so that you can refuel your electrons where and when you need them.

Tom Bonner and PECO Electric are on the front lines of planning and installing electric charging infrastructure in southeastern Pennsylvania. You might be surprised to learn the many concerns to address electric charging and its availability to our diverse population. Join us with your charged up questions and learn about the back office of electric vehicles!

Also, read two electrifying synopses of why it matters how we charge up our next generation of refueling infrastructure.

About the speaker

Tom Bonner

Tom Bonner serves as Manager, State Government Affairs for PECO, with primary responsibility for analyzing the impact of federal, state and local policy challenges on the company and leading internal teams to develop climate & clean energy policy and business solutions.

During his time with PECO, Mr. Bonner has focused on both policies and programs advancing new technologies, including serving as the lead author of PECO’s successful $200 million Smart Grid Investment Grant application with the U.S. Department of Energy.  In addition to representing PECO in numerous state and local stakeholder forums, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Eastern PA Alliance for Clean Transportation.

Prior to coming to PECO in 2007, he served as Manager, Congressional Relations for MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company for more than a decade, and as Associate Director of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Washington, DC office.  From 1991-1995, he worked in the U.S. House of Representatives as a senior legislative staffer. 

Tom holds a Master of Planning Degree from the University of Virginia and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.  He lives in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania with his wife, Heidi, and three children.