In Illinois, there’s widespread agreement that drivers need access to more charging stations if the state is going to electrify its transportation system. The question of who owns them — and who profits from them — is an open debate, reports Energy News Network. Utilities, private developers, and business owners are all expected to play a role in building out the state’s electric vehicle infrastructure, but recent comments submitted to state regulators reveal unresolved questions about what those roles might look like.

IN OTHER NEWS: Kids are realizing their whole life is already online (THE ATLANTIC); Digital advertising to surpass print and TV for the first time, report says (THE WASHINGTON POST); Legislation rises that could force stores to accept cash (THE NEW YORK TIMES).