ChargePoint Services has installed two dual headed chargers powered by a giant solar canopy at CEME Conference Centre. The two, twin EVOLT Urban units have been installed to provide fast charging for anyone visiting CEME, situated in East London, they can be accessed by any driver registered on ChargePoint Services, GeniePoint network, access is via RFID card or smartphone App.
Paul Johnston, Operations Director at CEME, said. “By providing on-site electric vehicle charging which is largely powered by solar produced energy demonstrates our commitment to supporting a green agenda by reducing harmful emissions of vehicles used around the Centre.”
The canopy, which is owned by Use the Sun Ltd, consists of 45 solar panels which can produce up to 10kW of electricity per hour, it is designed not only to generate its own power, but to provide cover from the elements while a vehicle is recharging.