25 May '18, 6am

Next generation ready for future without fossil fuels

Chances are that today’s children will never experience driving a car that runs on fossil fuels. To prepare them, students from two Dutch primary schools are already learning on the playground how to charge their future electric cars. The students are learning how electric vehicle charging works exactly while playing with a modified EVBox charging station. One of these schools is the Montessori School in Amsterdam, which has designed a fully sustainable playground for the children and parents to enjoy. The school’s principal Astrid Kopper explains: “As a school we have the duty and responsibility to prepare our students for the future and, therefore, also to teach them the importance of using our planet’s resources in a sustainable way. Adding an electric charging station to our renewed playground made sense. Not a fake gasoline pump as you see on many Dutch playgrounds, b...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/05/next-generation-re...

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