Free electric vehicle charging at work? It’s possible with optimum solar (SPX, Dec 18, 2023)
The global surge in electric vehicle sales has prompted an Australian university to explore how it could offer free or nominal EV charging facilities to staff and students by optimising its solar PV system and minimising workplace electricity costs.
Engineering researchers based at the University of South Australia (UniSA) Mawson Lakes campus say that using renewable energy to power EV day charging is the key, lowering electricity grid demand in the evening and helping to support Australia’s net zero emission targets by 2050.
Both The Wife and I have free charging at work, meaning we’ve very nearly never spent a cent to power our vehicle.