Environmental Education Center Installs Kiosk That Dispenses Every Brand Of Boondoggle And Smug For All Your Non-Existent Electric Car Needs

Chewonki charging stationChewonki has installed one of the first electric car charging stations in Midcoast Maine. The unit, installed in July by sustainability officer Tom Twist, facilities manager Carob Arnold, and technician Jamie Kane, sits in a handsome new post-and-beam kiosk that was custom built for this purpose outside Chewonki’s Center for Environmental Education. The charger is powered by 100 percent green energy. “We are pretty excited about this first for Chewonki,” noted Twist, adding that the station is the latest in a host of cutting-edge renewable energy systems unveiled at Chewonki in the last several decades, including a biodiesel production facility, a wind turbine, photovoltaic systems, a geothermal system, and even a first-of-its-kind-in-the-nation renewable hydrogen system. The dual 70-amp car charger, made by Eaton, provides a standard hookup for both battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, such as Prius. (read more at Wiscasset Newspaper)

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