From schools to shopping markets, places to charge elecrtic vehicles are sprouting all over. At Sonoma County's northern most station, customers can sample chardonnay while topping up. This spring Clos du Bois winery in Gesyerville installed two stations, becoming part of the ChargePoint Network, a linked system that helps drivers find stations and reserve charging time.
Plug in America, an advocacy group for electric vehicles. What is the layout of the parking lot? Is the business in a useful location for EV drivers?There are many practical considerations for a business deciding to install charging stations, says Marc Geller of