TULSA, OK (July 26, 2022) – David Jankowsky, founder and CEO of Francis Energy, responded to recent news reported by the Wall Street Journal that Tesla is preparing to open its national electric vehicle (EV) charging network of 1,440 sites to all drivers. Jankowsky said, “The biggest obstacle to Americans making the switch from gas […]
TULSA, OK (June 10, 2022) – While in Washington, DC this week for a national electric vehicle (EV) charging symposium, Francis Energy, the owner and operator of the nation’s first comprehensive statewide network of EV fast charging infrastructure, applauded the Biden Administration’s continued progress in establishing a reliable national charging network. The U.S. Department of […]
Gas stations aren’t always the best place to put its chargers, said Clark Wheeler, Francis Energy Chief of Staff.” Grocery stores tend to make an ideal setting for for EV charging, especially because of the expected dwell time inside the grocery store while shopping,” he said. Read the full article here.
TULSA, Okla. -(E&E News) One of America’s largest coal mining companies has taken a fledgling electric-vehicle-charging company under its wing and will use its deep connections to open doors at the country’s electric utilities. Alliance Resource Partners LP, which operates coal mines from Illinois to Maryland, said yesterday it would become a “significant minority shareholder” […]
TULSA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Francis Energy, LLC (Francis Energy), the owner and operator of the nation’s first comprehensive statewide network of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging infrastructure, announced today an equity investment in the company by Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP). The investment brings together two Tulsa-based American success stories to help change the way Americans […]
Business Insider recently sat down with Francis Energy Founder and CEO David Jankowsky to talk about the company’s commitment to ensuring EV charging access to all communities across middle America. “We wanted to make sure that charging stations were placed equitably across the state to make sure that everyone had access,” he added. The goal […]
Taking an opposite turn from those looking to charge the EVs of America’s urbanites, Francis Energy aims to tackle another challenge to mass adoption: the lack of charging stations across rural America. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the startup has been installing fast chargers in remote areas of the Great Plains, including on tribal lands, and […]
As the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy announced $5 billion in federal money to build a national network of EV chargers, Francis Energy caught up with KOTV to talk about the company’s ongoing work to expand its network of EV fast chargers across the Midwest. You can watch the full story here, https://www.newson6.com/story/620aed03fe2d0907da4530fe/tulsa-energy-company-hopes-improve-electric-car-charger-network-with-federal-grant.
WASHINGTON (February 10, 2022) – The U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced $5 billion that will be made available under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program to build out a national electric vehicle charging network. David Jankowsky, founder and CEO of Francis Energy, owner of the nation’s first statewide EV […]
Francis Energy Expands EV Fast Charging Network into Kansas with Grant Award from Kansas Department of Transportation TULSA, OK (February 7, 2022) – Francis Energy, owner and operator of the nation’s first comprehensive statewide EV charging network, announced today it is expanding into Kansas. The company was recently awarded grant funds by the Kansas Department […]