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Free, Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations Now Available Across San Francisco

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Free, Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations Now Available Across San Francisco

Installing as many publicly available charging stations as possible is one of the most important prerequisites for accelerating electric vehicle adoption in any city. San Francisco has been at the forefront of EV adoption, largely thanks to the extensive EV charging station network, which is about to get even bigger, with city officials recently unveiling a program involving the installment of a couple of charging stations across town that EV owners will be able to use free of charge over the next couple of months.

What’s even greater news than increasing the number of charging stations, is the fact that these latest additions to the charging network rely on clean energy sources to generate electricity. The San Francisco Department of the Environment, in collaboration with Envision Solar and Charge Across Town, an organization that aims to encourage people in the Bay Area to use electric vehicles, has launched the “Driving on Sunshine” campaign, installing solar-powered EV charging stations on three locations around the city.

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