Sheetz Receives EV Grants

PennDOT awarded the convenience retailer six grants to expand EV charging access.

October 12, 2023

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) awarded six grants to Sheetz to help expand electric vehicle access across the state, reported PennLive. Additionally, six other grants were awarded to site hosts that intend to build EV chargers at Pennsylvania Sheetz locations.

Sheetz stated that PennDOT awarded $33.8 million in grants across 54 projects in 35 counties as part of the National Vehicle Electric Infrastructure (NEVI) formula program, reported PennLive. The program was established through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and provides states access to $7.5 billion to make EV charging more accessible to all Americans.

The Sheetz locations that received funding include:

  • 7970 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg
  • 3695 Paxton St., Harrisburg
  • 1900 Ritner Highway, Carlisle
  • 678 Frankstown Road, Altoona
  • 215 Arsenal Road, York
  • 1910 Mount Nebo Road, Sewickley
  • 300 Racetrack Road, Washington
  • 205 N. Center Ave., New Stanton
  • 1400 Logan Avenue, Tyrone
  • 8555 Lancaster Ave., Bethel
  • 398 E. Roy Furman Highway, Waynesburg
  • 2604 W. State St., New Castle

“We look forward to working with PennDOT to expand EV charging access across the state of Pennsylvania,” said Trevor Walter, vice president of petroleum supply management at Sheetz. “Ensuring that we remain innovative is at the forefront of everything we do as a company. After celebrating a significant EV milestone earlier this year, we remain committed to increasing the reach of our EV charging network to meet the needs of current and future customers.”

Sheetz installed its first EV charger in 2012 and now has 683 EV chargers at 98 Sheetz stores, making Sheetz one of the largest charging networks in the United States. In April, Sheetz surpassed over two million charging sessions.