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Sonoma County’s fledging ‘electric trail’ expands

Sonoma County’s ‘electric trail,’ a fledgling network of charging stations for electric vehicles, continues to expand. It’s part of a plan to draw more people in electric cars to the county and also make it easier for locals to recharge theirs when they drive from town to town.

Santa Rosa readies its electric vehicle charging stations

Santa Rosa finally is ready to start charging people to charge their electric vehicles. For $1 an hour, eco-conscious drivers of Nissan Leafs, Chevy Volts and similar vehicles soon will be able to plug in to some of the 13 charging stations the city installed in 2010.