First for Georgia: Solar Powered EV station Unveiled at West Point Visitor Information Center

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Ray C. Anderson Foundation Take First Step in Imagining the Highway of the Future

SOURCE: Ray C. Anderson Foundation


November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Hannah Solar, LLC have partnered to install the state’s first solar-powered PV4EV (photovoltaic for electric vehicle) charging station at the state’s Visitor Information Center in West Point, Ga.

The innovative charging station, powered by the SpotlightTM Solar LIFT, is the first in what is imagined to be a series of technology demonstrations that will make the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway a model for the future. Georgia ranks 2nd in the nation for registered EVs, and the installation of the PV4EV is a progressive step to promote more broad adoption of EVs in the region.

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Contact Info:

Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
+1 (770) 317-5858

KEYWORDS: Environment and Climate Change, Business & Trade, solar electricity, highway of the future, restorative highway, #sustainablehighway, sustainable infrastructure, sustainable transportation, all-electric vehicles, electric vehicle (EV), electric vehicle charger, electric vehicle charging station, electric vehicle charging, PV4EV, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Hannah Solar, Georgia Conservancy, Georgia Tech School of Architecture, Perkins+Will, LaGrange, GA, West Point, Troup County

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