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Plug in at New York’s First Solar Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

December 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Chicago opened a solar powered electric vehicle charging station in April, and now New York City has followed its lead. 121609charging-station

Beautiful Earth Group, a sustainable energy company, unveiled New York’s first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station in Brooklyn. It recharges only one type of car – the MINI E – one of the few cars in the world that operates on solar power alone.

The station is made from decommissioned, recycled shipping containers and it uses no carbon energy. It has a battery bank that can store electricity for on-demand use.

– Suzanne Bopp

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