Solar power for electric vehicles

“We have always tried to do our part for the environment,” Store Manager Melissa Minton said. “We are finally in a position to produce our own solar energy.”

The charging station is powered by a 308 panel solar photovoltaic array installed by Westcoast Solar Energy earlier this year. The installation is projected to create an estimated 99,869 kilowatt hours of energy annually, which will offset 48 percent of the market’s average yearly usage.