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Ghita Carroll

Sustainability and Energy Officer
Sustainability and Energy Officer

Electric Vehicles (EVs)

EV charging station

Thanks to financial support from the BVSD Bond Program, coupled with grants from the Regional Air Quality Council, there are 55 charging stations around the district at schools and the Education Center. These charging stations contribute to the local EV infrastructure to support the use of EVs by district employees and the public. 

Charging is available to staff for $0.11/kWh on schooldays from 8 AM to 5 PM. All other times, the rate is $0.25/kWh. The public is welcome to use the charging stations before and after school hours and on weekends and holidays.

With financial assistance of the Regional Air Quality Council, the Colorado Energy Office, and the City of Boulder, BVSD purchased two electric vehicles (EVs) in 2014 for qualified Education Center staff to use for work-related trips. Employees are seeing first-hand the practical benefits of EVs, and BVSD is getting environmental and financial benefits. By substituting trips in private gasoline-powered autos with clean running BVSD EVs, both tailpipe pollution and costs related to employees’ mileage reimbursement are being cut. Furthermore, employees are encouraged to bike and bus to the Education Center knowing that an EV is available for work trips during the day.

Please email questions or comments to coordinators Landon Hilliard ( and Ghita Carroll (