Mid-State cuts ribbon on solar car charging station

Electric charging stationFrom the Wisconsin Rapids City Times, May 13, 2019.

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Free electric vehicle charging is now available in Wisconsin Rapids, thanks to a new solar-powered car charging station on the Mid-State Technical College Rapids campus.

Construction on the site began in September 2018, with assistance from a Constellation Energy through an E2 – Energy to Educate grant. The solar array was then installed over the 2018–19 school year by Mid-State’s Renewable Energy Technician students, with assistance from North Wind Renewable Energy Cooperative. The solar rack was manufactured by Sinclair Designs and Engineering, and all solar panels donated by Panasonic Solar.

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