Plug In Carolina and Eaton to Kick Off South Carolina Electric Vehicle Charging Network With Governor Mark Sanford
December 6, 2010
Plug In Carolina and Eaton Corporation will kick off a statewide tour to mark the deployment of South Carolina’s multi-city Electric Vehicle (EV) charging network. The tour will begin at the state Capitol in Columbia with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This program is funded by two grants awarded by the Budget and Control Board’s South Carolina Energy Office.
Plug In Carolina, Eaton Corporation, with remarks by South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 10 a.m.
State Capital in Columbia – Statehouse steps
The implementation of the charging network is underway to support the variety of new EVs emerging now and in the near future and was made possible by the collaboration with Eaton to supply and support EV charging stations in eight South Carolina cities.
Founded in 2006, Plug In Carolina is a non-profit organization sponsored by the state’s major utilities: South Carolina Electric & Gas Co., Duke Energy, Santee Cooper and Lockhart Power. Its stated mission is to educate and promote the environmental, economic and national security benefits of plug-in vehicles.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com