Founded in June of 2008, 350Green, a San Diego, CA-based company, announced plans to install a nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations. 350Green will launch its first charger install project in the San Francisco Bay Area. The California-based company looks to install charging stations at urban retail shopping centers and at other high-traffic areas.
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With the early initial success of the Nissan Leaf already showing us that electric vehicles are in high demand, we now must address the infrastructure issue. In short, we need more chargers and we need them now. To fill the void, Eaton Corp. has teamed up with Japan-based Takaoka Electric to develop a fast charger for both residential and commercial use.
We'd imagine that the UK Petrol Retailers Association would have a vested interest in making the business model of the tried-and-true gas station survive. So, we aren't all that surprised to read about the group's suggestion that future gas stations should carry solar roofs that feed power into electricity dispensers, especially now that the Prime Minister has pledged large sums of money for EV development. The alternative, of course, would be to charge your electric car's battery right at home