New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2011
Urban Green Energy (UGE) and GE announced nowadays the introduction of the Sanya Skypump, an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station that will bring together the technology of GE?s WattStation? and UGE?s Sanya hybrid wind/solar streetlamp. The Skypump will enable owners of electric vehicles to charge their cars from a renewable power source, gaining certainty from the usually-uncertain origin of grid power.
With the mainstreaming of electric vehicles, a main challenge to greater adoption has been the lack of an sufficient charging infrastructure. The Skypump assists alleviate this concern by supplying an simple-to-implement solution that can seamlessly fit alongside roads and in parking lots, such as those already getting fitted with Sanya street lights.
?Developing upon the achievement of the GE WattStation?, GE continuously is seeking evolutionary EV solutions,? said Michael Mahan, item common manager at GE Power Industrial Solutions. ?By marrying the elegant design of UGE?s Sanya Streetlamp with the GE WattStation?, we have enabled the further adoption of electric vehicles by generating access to renewable power less difficult.?
?Our collaborative efforts with GE Energy have resulted in the breakthrough Sanya Skypump, which is powered by the power obtainable in each the wind and the sun,? stated Poul Heilmann, head of enterprise development at UGE. ?Buyers? issues for a much more environmentally friendly form of transportation contain the source of power for the electric auto. The Skypump makes use of a UGE-4K wind turbine along with solar panels to offset a considerable quantity of the usage of a commercial charging site,” he continued. ?We are thrilled to be partnering with GE Energy in bringing innovative and elegant design to improve the adoption of renewable energy technologies while minimizing the impact on the atmosphere.?
UGE will be installing the first units of the Sanya Skypump starting this fall in New York, Beijing, and Barcelona with the planned worldwide roll-out in early 2012. The Skypump is created with commercial users in thoughts, whilst residential users can use a mixture of the UGE-4K wind turbine and the GE?s wall mounted WattStation? to ensure their electric car is powered by green energy.
The wall mounted GE WattStation? Electric Vehicle Charging Station is a rapidly-charging, straightforward-to-use solution for residential applications. It is created for new home and garage construction and can be installed in the garage or outside, as properly as retrofitted into existing properties. This Level 2 charger provides an end-to-end answer for consumer electric-vehicle users. It completely charges an electric car in just 4 to eight hours, compared with regular overnight charging.
The UGE Sanya streetlamp, introduced in December 2010 and already installed about the globe, enables municipalities and commercial customers to deliver needed lighting although disconnected from the grid. To complement Sanya, UGE lately introduced The Boardwalk, a lighting remedy for parks and pathways. With the Sanya Skypump, UGE and GE have supplied a product that enables for placement of charging stations in a variety of locations handy to consumers? recharging demands.
Urban Green Power is a global leader in distributed wind energy systems, with installations spanning a lot more than 50 countries. UGE designs, manufactures and markets cutting-edge vertical axis wind turbines as properly as hybrid wind and solar street lamps with a track record of high performance, safety, and reliability. UGE-trained representatives can answers concerns, provide UGE products, and offer post-sales support locally, no matter exactly where our clients are situated. Please pay a visit to http://www.urbangreenenergy.com to find out a lot more about how Urban Green Power can aid you live a much more sustainable life.
GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance firm taking on the globe?s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, well being, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in much more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 men and women worldwide. For a lot more info, check out the company’s Internet web site at http://www.ge.com.
GE also serves the power sector by delivering technologies and service solutions that are based on a commitment to high quality and innovation. The business continues to invest in new technology solutions and grow by way of strategic acquisitions to strengthen its neighborhood presence and much better serve consumers about the globe. The businesses that comprise GE Energy http://www.ge.com/energy ? GE Energy & Water, GE Energy Services and GE Oil & Gas ? function together with much more than 90,000 global employees and 2010 revenues of $ 38 billion, to supply integrated item and service solutions in all places of the power market including coal, oil, all-natural gas and nuclear power renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas as well as other option fuels and new grid modernization technologies to meet 21st century energy demands.