The transportation iCAP team met on Friday, December 2nd at 3:00 P.M. CST to discuss electric vehicle charging, and updates on bike shelter procurement for the university. Due to a software error, the meeting minutes were not recorded.
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Install Public Use Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations (Ongoing)
- Encourage Low-Emission Vehicles and Renewable Fuel Options
In this region of the electric grid, an electric vehicle typically emits fewer GHG emissions than a conventional gas-fueled vehicle of similar size. The Parking Department is supporting sustainability through implementation of public use electric vehicle charging spaces, with 20 “Level 1” charging spaces now on campus, and began installing “Level 2” stations in 2015. The campus could support additional electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The 2010 iCAP said, "Electric vehicles should also be considered as campus moves toward renewable electricity generation. Charging stations for many vehicles would then be a more realistic venture." Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations can encourage low-emission vehicles by providing the supporting infrastructure. The EV club for campus has put together a map of proposed locations for charging stations, online at www.illinois.edu/goto/chargingstations.
Electric vehicle (EV) charging is now available for University of Illinois faculty, staff, students and guests.
There are twenty level 1 charging locations throughout campus and four level 2 charging ports at two different locations on campus.
For a map of locations, usage details and information regarding EV charging on campus go to UIUC Parking Electric Vehicle Charging
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