350Green has placed an order for 900 Plug-In Electric Vehicle (EV) Level 3 QC50 DC Fast Chargers with Efacec USA to meet growing demand for EV charging stations across the country. This is the largest order 350Green has placed to date, and the units will be manufactured in Norcross, Georgia, signalling the first time the fast chargers will be built in the U.S.
The first 145 units will be delivered by December 31 2011 with the remaining 755 to be delivered by the end of 2014. The EV charging stations will be installed in cities across the country as part of 350Green’s nationwide rollout. The company currently has 1,200 public chargers in 18 cities.
The EV Chargers can be used to charge several EV models currently on the market, is CHAdeMO compliant, and produces high power output while still maintaining top power factor, THD and efficiency ratings. The system can charge EV’s up to 80 percent within 30 minutes depending on the EV model.