09 Jan '18, 10pm

These electric car charging stations help drivers fuel up on sunshine

These electric car charging stations help drivers fuel up on sunshine

Brightfield's Solar Driven charging stations generate clean electricity, feed the grid, and charge electric vehicles. Electric vehicles have the potential to greatly reduce both local air pollution, given that they have zero tailpipe emissions, and lower regional and global greenhouse gas emissions, due their non-reliance on burning fossil fuels. However, and it's a pretty big however, only by connecting renewable energy sources to charging stations can electric vehicles truly be zero emissions transportation, and although we're starting to see a lot more charging stations popping up along roads and parking lots, solar chargers are still in their infancy. One company making moves toward a more sustainable transport sector is Brightfield, which is said to be "the only electric vehicle charging station developer with a patented grid-connected system for integrating generatio...

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