Trial and error begins for New Bern with new electric charging station

The city of New Bern's two electric vehicle fast-charging stations are officially operational as of Wednesday. Residents and tourists alike will now have the opportunity to use them, as the city hopes to become more electric vehicle friendly.

Give the electric charging stations in downtown New Bern a try out … if you can. 

The town of New Bern’s very first two electrical motor vehicle charging stations is regarded as to be a pilot method, according to New Bern Director of Community Utilities Charles Bauschard. The success of the system going forward is up for debate. 

Both electric vehicle charging stations in the Purple Bear Parking lot are now thoroughly operational as of Wednesday immediately after being “unavailable” for quite a few months.

A lot more:‘Unavailable’: Downtown New Bern electric automobile charging stations are just ornamental

After a contact with ChargePoint and an endeavor to charge, it seems pretty several electric powered and plug-in hybrid cars may be capable to use the charging station. 

The station is only appropriate with sure types of electric powered vehicles. Both charging adapters at each station are regarded Degree 3 adapters, ideal for fast-charging only.