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USA: Portland, Ore., Rose Quarter Brings Electric Buzz

The parking garage at the Rose Quarter in Portland, Ore., will unveil 10 electric vehicle charging stations this Friday

New EV charging stations in the parking structure at the Rose Quarter in Portland, Ore. (Photo Credit: Ryan Prouty/Portland Trail Blazers)

The Rose Quarter in Portland, Ore., is maintaining a ‘green’ buzz of electric energy with the installation of 10 electric vehicle charging stations in its parking garage. The move will make the Rose Garden, wich is already the first existing professional sports venue in the world to receive LEED Gold Certification, the largest site for electric vehicle charging in the Portland metro area.

Portland-based company Christenson Electric did the installation of the ECOtality level-2 Blink EV charging stations.

According to Mark Walter, president of Christenson Electric, the cost of charging stations varies dramatically depending on the infrastructure of the facility. “Everything comes into play, from the location of the installation to the number of charging stations,” said Walter.

“If every station was set right next to an electrical panel it would be easy, but most parking structures aren’t necessarily set up to handle large electrical installations; they’re set up for parking,” said Walter. In some instances, the company has to install conduit, drill through concrete or even bring in extra power
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