Tennessee’s new solar parking lot charges electric cars as well

tennessee solar powered parking lot 1

Eco Factor: Parking lot generates renewable energy to charge EVs.

With most auto makers racing to develop next-gen electric cars for a green future, recharging electric cars on renewable energy gets even more important. People in Tennessee have just received a new parking lot that features electric car charging points, which run on renewable solar energy generated by onboard photovoltaic panels.

tennessee solar powered parking lot 2

Costing $180,000, the station is now open to anyone with a plug-in vehicle. Similar stations are also being planned for Nashville and Chattanooga, with 14 more stations scheduled to be opened in Tennessee in the next three years.

tennessee solar powered parking lot 3

tennessee solar powered parking lot 4

Via: AutoBlogGreen

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>