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Sat Sep 30, 2023, 06:15 PM Sep 2023

World's Largest EV Charging Station With 258 Chargers Powered by Solar [View all]

Sep. 24, 2023 10:01 AM ET by Cesar Miguel
Full Article: https://carbuzz.com/news/worlds-largest-ev-charging-station-with-258-chargers-makes-superchargers-look-inadequate

It has rows upon rows of superchargers. A whopping 258 ports in fact.
Powered by Solar.

Chinese car manufacturer Build Your Dreams (BYD) has partnered with multinational oil and gas company Shell to open a massive EV charging station in Shenzen, China. It features 258 public fast-charging points, making it the world's largest EV charging station.

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Due to its size, there's the question of whether it makes a huge dent in the power grid in its vicinity. This, however, isn't the case since Shell says the station can generate up to 300,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity on its own thanks to the facility's rooftop solar panels.

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Full Article: https://carbuzz.com/news/worlds-largest-ev-charging-station-with-258-chargers-makes-superchargers-look-inadequate

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EV is the future of transportation. OAITW r.2.0 Sep 2023 #1
Yes, and YES! Think. Again. Sep 2023 #2
Awesome liberal N proud Sep 2023 #3
How much of the power comes from solar? sl8 Sep 2023 #4
I guess that depends on... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #6
It's almost all coal & oil. sl8 Sep 2023 #7
Then they still have work to do... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #8
Yes, but calling the station "solar powered" seems a bit of a stretch. (updated) sl8 Sep 2023 #11
I disagree... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #12
I never assumed 24/7 operation. sl8 Sep 2023 #14
You spoke about... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #16
No, I didn't. sl8 Sep 2023 #19
I respect your bowing out... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #20
It also says it can generate "up to 300,000 kwh" OnlinePoker Sep 2023 #9
Could you please explain... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #13
In most cases with solar, maximum power is the theoretical limit under ideal conditions OnlinePoker Sep 2023 #18
EV's JPK Sep 2023 #5
+1 Emile Sep 2023 #10
World largest and not even close to what Texas wind turbines need. marble falls Sep 2023 #15
I think your confusing... Think. Again. Sep 2023 #17
EVs are unsustainabe, only marginally better than internal combustion. CoopersDad Oct 2023 #21
I ABSOLUTELY agree!... Think. Again. Oct 2023 #22
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