DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - Holiday Inn and Suites in downtown Duluth began operating two electric car charging stations in its parking ramp at 200 West 1st Street. The Holiday Inn is the first private company in Duluth to invest in a charging station. There are also charging capabilities at UMD and the Library and Depot parking ramp. The Holiday Inn charger is free to guests while others will be charged 2 dollars per hour of charging. There are approximately 1500 plug-in vehicles now in operation in Minnesota.