“The decision to offer electric vehicle charging in a prime downtown location will not only highlight the city’s sustainability efforts, but will also meet the growing need for places to charge while on the road.
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 19, 2015
SemaConnect electric vehicle (EV) stations have been installed in the City of Keene, New Hampshire at the Commercial Street Parking Lot in Keene’s downtown location. The EV charging stations will highlight the city’s focus on sustainability through their “Green Up Keene” program. Green Up Keene is a city-wide program developed to raise awareness for the city’s efforts to become more sustainable. The program focuses on gathering community volunteers, city residents and commercial businesses to collaborate and create new ways in which the city can implement green-focused programs and initiatives.
“The City of Keene recognizes the growing impact of electric vehicles on the environment,” said Don MacNeil, National Sales Director at SemaConnect. “The decision to offer electric vehicle charging in a prime downtown location will not only highlight the city’s sustainability efforts, but will also meet the growing need for places to charge while on the road. The addition of our stations will create a new EV hotspot for local drivers.”
The charging stations will be managed by the City of Keene, Parking Services, who received a grant from the state of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services for installation. The stations will be open to all members of the public, and there will be at $1.49 per hour usage fee. Keene is a city with environmental dedication, focusing on sustainable measures, which include the Climate Protection Committee, the yearly “Green Up Keene” environmental events, the Green Business Awards, the Greenhouse Gas Inventory, and now electric vehicle (EV) Charging Stations by SemaConnect.
About The City of Keene, New Hampshire:
Located in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Keene is a vibrant community that serves as the region’s center for government, education, commerce, healthcare, social services, employment and entertainment. With an abundance of natural resources and small town charm, The City of Keene offers residence a quality of life like no other. Keene blends its historic past with modern amenities and high-class educational opportunities, making it a great place to live or visit. To learn more about The City of Keene, New Hampshire, visit their website: https://www.ci.keene.nh.us/home
SemaConnect is the leading provider of electric vehicle amenities to the North American commercial and residential property market. A complete EV support partner, SemaConnect delivers a truly modern property experience through innovative, elegantly designed charging stations and a robust and open network. The company has helped maximize property value and appeal through thousands of successful Class A deployments since its founding in 2008, for companies like CBRE, JLL, Hines, Greystar, Cisco Systems, and Standard Parking. SemaConnect remains the preferred charging solutions partner to municipal, parking, multifamily, hotel, office and retail customers across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit http://www.semaconnect.com.