July 14, 2024

Lawmakers Announce EV Charger Funding


Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and other Maryland lawmakers announced $4,360,176 in federal funding for the Maryland Department of Transportation to repair and replace 25 electric vehicle chargers in six counties across the state.

Navy Exercise Seeks Best Tech Ideas for Aviation Communication

Tech Ideas

The NAWCAD to host an advanced naval technology exercise in August 2022, at NAS Patuxent River or Wester Outlying Field in St. Inigoes for the aviation industry to show off its best tech ideas for beyond-line-of-sight communication systems. Applications to participate accepted until April 19.

SMECO Update on EV Charging Stations

EV charging station

As of December 31, 2021, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has installed 17 Level 2 electric vehicle chargers and three Level 3 DC fast chargers in the region.

SMECO Now Has 9 EV Charging Stations

EV charging station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has completed installation of nine local Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations.

Join SMECO for an EV Meet & Greet


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative will hold an EV Meet & Greet on October 10. Perhaps you are considering buying an electric vehicle or maybe you already have an EV and want to join like-minded community members.

Thinking About Buying an Electric Vehicle?


Those wanting to learn more about electric vehicles can join the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative at an EV Meet & Greet on October 10, 2021.

SMECO Unveils EV Charging Station in La Plata

EV charging station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has opened its first electric vehicle public charging station in Charles County at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata.

1st SMECO EV Charging Station Opens

Charging Station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative opened its first EV Recharge public charging station for electric vehicles at the St. Mary’s County Public Library and Garvey Activity Senior Center on Hayden Farm Lane in Leonardtown. The station has 24-hour access.

SMECO Hopes to Install Charging Stations

Charging Stations

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has submitted a request to the Maryland Public Service Commission, seeking the authorization to install up to 60 Charging Stations for electric vehicles in various locations throughout the cooperative’s service area over a pilot period of five years.

McCain Leadership Removed for ‘Preventable’ Collision


The fatal collision of the USS John S. McCain was “preventable, the commanding officer exercised poor judgement, and the executive officer exercised poor leadership of the ship’s training program,” according to Navy findings.