Author: francisenergy

Coal giant, EV fueler ink deal to boost U.S. charging network

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” […]

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Invests in Francis Energy, LLC to Expand EV Charging Network Across Middle America

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 […]

Increasing EV drivers in rural America

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 […]

GreenBiz highlights Francis Energy

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 […]

Francis Energy Continues Work to Expand EV Charging Network Across Middle America

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,

EV Fast Charging Company Francis Energy Applauds Biden Administration’s New Program Distributing Federal Transportation Dollars for EV Chargers

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 Awarded Grant Funds by the State of Missouri for Deployment of EV Fast Chargers

TULSA, OK (January 11, 2022) – Francis Energy, owner and operator of the nation’s first comprehensive statewide EV charging network, announced today it has been awarded grant funds by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to build and operate three new charging stations in high-traffic areas of the state’s highways. The locations include Harrisonville, […]