The 5-kilowatt charger is expected to supply enough power to recharge the fleet for the municipality’s utility, the Lansing Board of Water & Light. It will reduce Lansing’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 115 tons and permit more than 482.800 km clean driving.
The Solar-powered EV charging station is supplied by the Italian company Giulio Barbieri in collaboration with its Canadian partner Renewz Sustainable Solutions Inc.
The project for the EV charging station was developed by renewz with EV chargers by Eaton, solar panels by SILFAB Americas and high-tech LED lighting and highly visible side and top banners, The modular aluminum structure of the carport system is designed to be 100 percent waterproof and fully wind, snow and seismic code compliant. Its installation is rapid avoiding expensive and invasive foundation trenching thanks to its ballasted design.