GE and UGE Pair Wind Turbines with EV Charging Technology

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GE and UGE Pair Wind Turbines with EV Charging Technology

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Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 2:00pm

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GE and wind turbine maker Urban Green Energy have installed what they call the world’s first integrated wind-powered charging station for electric vehicles, and announced plans to add more this year in the US for commercial and government customers.

The Sanya Skypump, which pairs UGE’s vertical wind turbines with GE’s electric vehicle charging technology, was installed at Cespa’s headquarters near Barcelona. Cespa is the environmental services subsidiary of Ferrovial Servicios, one of the world’s largest private transportation infrastructure investors.

The Sanya Skypump is designed for commercial and government customers, such as shopping malls and universities. The system delivers power through a GE DuraStation EV charger, which allows for faster charging using higher voltages, powering up a Chevy Volt in four hours. These are the same units deployed in London during the Olympics to power a fleet of zero-emission cars.

Read more about how the Sanya Skypump is powering zero-emission electric vehicles at Environmental Leader.

Keywords: Energy | EV | Environmental Leader | GE | UGE | Urban Green Energy | electric vehicles | wind power | wind turbines

CAMPAIGN: Energy at GE

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