Wichita Downtown Wichita gets its first charging station for electric vehicles this week.
Westar Energy, the biggest electricity provider in Kansas, says the station will be dedicated Thursday morning outside its general office on North Broadway. Westar says it's providing the 240-volt charging station is a courtesy to drivers of electric vehicles.
The company installed its first electric vehicle station in October in its home city of Topeka and plans two more, in Emporia and Lawrence.
Westar says it has eight electric vehicles in its own fleet so far.