NC’s first solar vehicle charging station dedicated

On Asheville-owned property just down the hill from City Hall and the Buncombe County Courthouse sits what could be the first gas station of the future — a solar-powered charging station for electric cars. In a partnership with federal, North Carolina, Asheville City and a slew of businesses, Biowheels Responsible Transportation dedicated its first such facility.

For more information about Biowheels and the project, click here. (photos by Bill Rhodes)

U.S. Congressman Heath Shuler speaks at the dedication.

Electric vehicles charge up at the station

Some of the Green Opportunity workers who were involved in the construction admire the electric vehicles on display.


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