TULSA, OK (December 8, 2021) – Francis Energy announced plans today to expand its network of EV fast chargers by partnering with Fuel Maxx, one of the largest gas station retailers in Texas, bringing greater charging accessibility to the Greater Houston metropolitan area. The partnership represents Francis Energy’s commitment to aggressively building a fast-charging network across the state of Texas. Fuel Maxx will offer its EV customers a fast-charging experience for the first time.
Under the agreement, Francis Energy will begin installing its fast-charging stations at three Fuel Maxx locations in Houston with an opportunity to expand into additional locations in the future.
“Francis Energy is committed to eliminating range anxiety, which gives confidence to the increasing numbers of drivers making the switch from gas to electric vehicles,” said Francis Energy Founder and CEO David Jankowsky. “We are excited about building out our network in the nation’s fourth largest city and doing it with an incredible company like Fuel Maxx as a partner.”
Fuel Maxx Energy Supervisor, Afsha Maknojia added, “Our goal as a company has always been to serve our customer’s needs. As the industry evolves, we will make it our mission to stay ahead of the curve. By providing convenience, comfort, and a unique experience Fuel Maxx will now begin its journey into alternative energy, with Francis Energy’s EV charging stations.
Francis Energy is the fourth largest owner and operator of direct current fast-charging (DCFC) stations. The Francis network includes more than 550 fast charging ports across more than 120 distinct locations across three states. The Francis network provides coverage every 50 miles in the state of Oklahoma – the first comprehensive statewide fast-charging network in the nation.
With 65 locations across the Houston metro, Fuel Maxx is a family owned and operated business, founded in 2012. The Fuel Maxx travel centers are an important part of the communities they serve by providing a superior level of fueling services along with the finest quality products.
Jankowsky added, “Companies like Fuel Maxx have the vision to understand the additive value of offering EV charging to their customers. We look forward to building a long-lasting relationship.”