26 May '11, 6pm

GE Unveils Solar-Powered EV Charging Station in Connecticut: I’m not be a big proponent of government-backed cha...

I’m not be a big proponent of government-backed charging stations , but I am all about private enterprise investing into EV infrastructure. GE has just unveiled a solar-powered charging station in Connecticut that can charge up to 13 cars a day. The station, located near GE’s facilities in Plainville, CT (just one town over from me!) should pull in enough of the sun’s rays to fully power up to 20 homes for an entire year. However, this energy will instead be directed towards charging electric cars, and the carport has room and energy enough to charge up to 13 EV’s every day via six Level 2 EV chargers. Unfortunately, despite the number of “news stations” on hand for the unveiling (WTF GE? No love for me?) nobody bothered to ask how much the charging stations will cost plug-in EV owners, if its free, and what kind of plans GE has for a nationwide rollout of such stations. K...

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