Australia’s first 240 volt alternating current (level two) solar-powered charging station for electric vehicles was recently launched as part of the Victorian Government’s Electric Vehicle Trial.
The initiative was a collaboration with solar companies Q.CELLS Australia – who donated twelve Q.PRO 235 solar PV modules, and Delta Energy Systems – who donated the solar inverter.
Julia Pfeiffer from Q.CELLS Australia said “Donating the solar modules for the solar charging station is our contribution to provide access to clean and green energy and to showcase truly carbon neutral transport options.”
The level two 32 AMP capacity ChargePoint unit will be available for public use and is located at the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) in Brunswick East, Victoria.
Image caption: ChargePoint solar electric vehicle charging unit at the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) in Brunswick East, Victoria.