24 Apr '15, 6pm

Driving the Dream on Sunshine - via @evworldeditor

San Francisco-based non-profit Charge Across Town is opening up a trio of free charging stations powered by sunshine to any and all electric car drivers. Charge Across Town executive director Maureen Blanc has a dream: get off oil and drive on sunshine. Starting this past week at three locations in San Francisco, California, she now can 'drive the dream,' charging her leased BMW i3 electric car for free on energy generated by the sun. The 'Driving-on-Sunshine' program is being funded by a $200,000 grant for the Eleven Hour Project , an initiative funded by Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy. The money is being used to purchase and deploy a trio of Envision Solar EV-ARCs: 100% off-grid solar charging stations for electric cars. As a non-profit, Charge Across Town , was one of six grants to be awarded with the goal being to not only provide free charging for Bay are...

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