Monday, February 28, 2011
Nissan Seeks Approval for Solar Powered Charging Station
The proposed 300 square foot facility would have room for 18 electric vehicles and would use a solar panel array to help offset the power demand that would be needed to charge them. There are electric charging stations at the headquarters, but none that use solar power.
The drawback for those who have or are considering buying an electric vehicle is that the charging station would be available to Nissan employees only, at least for the time being. The station is expected to be operational by September, company officials said, assuming the project gets final clearance from city planners.
Franklin officials have made few comments on the project throughout the early stages of approval......Read the entire article.