Carbon Day Aims to Be Power Broker for Your Plug-in Car

Carbon Day, has the exclusive rights to distribute electric car charging stations in the Midwest and has sold 27 to date.

Published: 23-Jun-2009

It's still a rare sight, but electric-hybrid cars and trucks will soon be revving up at a plug-in station at Northerly Island, the former site of Meigs Field.

The charging station was sold to the Chicago Park District by local start-up company Carbon Day, which has the exclusive rights to distribute them in the Midwest, including at movie theaters, parking garages, office buildings and shopping malls (carbondayautomotive.com).

The station, which stands at Douglas Park on Chicago's South Side where it was part of the 2016 Olympics Committee tour in April, is powered by a solar canopy.

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