Last edited 31 Aug 2020

Solar EV Chargers Simplify Installation and Adoption

Removing the installation barriers typical of some electric vehicle charging stations, solar units promise to make the technology more accessible to the general public and other transport fleets.

Electric vehicle charging is not just getting greener; it's getting more mobile as well, and can now be dropped into a parking space in minutes. Solar-powered, battery charging systems for electric vehicles are popping up from California to North Carolina, driven in part by the declining costs of solar panels and storage batteries and improvements in portability.

Envision Solar, a San Diego-based company, has developed charging systems to fit within parking lots, allowing cars to park beneath solar panels, which supply electricity to a battery, making the power available for charging, day or night. Read More

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