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Photo provided by Tanger Outlets -- Tanger Outlets in Gonzales announced it is now one of 23 Tanger locations in the U.S. providing shoppers with electric vehicle charging stations.

Electric vehicle owners can now charge up when shopping at the Tanger Outlets in Gonzales.

Tanger Outlets is now one of 23 Tanger locations in the U.S. providing shoppers with electric vehicle charging stations, a news release said.

“As Tanger’s ongoing effort toward environmental responsibility, Tanger Gonzales will have multiple spaces for EV owners to recharge at no added cost while they shop. In addition to these charging stations, Tanger continues to pursue other green initiatives including LED and Induction lighting conversions,” the release said. Tanger has partnered with ChargePoint Networks to develop and maintain the network providing multiple spaces for EV owners to fuel up while they shop with no added cost to their experience.

“Tanger has always believed that sustainable business practices are critical for our continued success,” Tanger Outlets CEO Steven B. Tanger said. “These projects represent our continued commitment to being a responsible company to our shareholders and the environment. Furthermore, we believe these projects will help to improve the shopping experience for our customers by providing amenities and offsetting future operating expenses.”