Ford will build the biggest solar charging station

November 13, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Hybrids and electric vehicles gradually conquer the world. But some big companies see the development of environmentally friendly cars in other directions. Ford Motor Company has associated with DTE Energy in order to build the largest solar Michigan charging station for cars powered by solar energy. The filling station for electric vehicles will be built near the main office of Ford in Michigan. Thus, the automaker will supply their employees with environmentally friendly mode of transport.

the biggest solar charging station

the biggest solar charging station

The project, funded by DTE Energy, provides 360 covered parking spaces for employees and 30 charging stations for electric vehicles. Firstly, the technology will be set up for charging the electric Ford models, namely the C-MAX Hybrid Energi and Fusion Energi. It should start work in the beginning of the next year. «Ford has a long history of innovation and a deep commitment to sustainable development,” said Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company.

the biggest solar charging station picture

the biggest solar charging station pics

“Our main goal, as a company, is to make people’s lives better. We do this by creating outstanding products, investing in projects where our employees live and work. These beliefs are embodied in this project”. The solar battery will offset about 794 tons of carbon dioxide per year.