Hueneme commits to electric vehicle charging
The US Port of Hueneme continues to demonstrate its commitment to environmental stewardship by unveiling two new public electric vehicle charging stations.
Hueneme sees the charging stations as an important step forward in the development of its zero-emission infrastructure and it’s environmental offering to customers.
“These new stations are evidence of the port’s ever-growing efforts to be responsible stewards of the environment and good neighbours,” said Mary Anne Rooney, board president.
“We hope that not only port customers and employees will utilise them, but that residents of the surrounding community will take advantage of these state-of-the-art charging stations as well.”
Air Quality Management Plan
This ready to use infrastructure is in fulfilment of the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District’s (VCAPCD) Air Quality Management Plan and the Port’s Environmental Framework.
They were funded in part through a VCAPCD Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Program grant.
The two stations are located at 333 Ponoma Street and 105 E. Port Hueneme Road in front of the Port’s administrative buildings. Each station has the capability to charge two vehicles at once.
Hueneme's charging system uses the ChargePoint technology and will fully charge an electric vehicle within four to five hours. They join an increasing network of ChargePoint stations throughout Ventura County and can be located with a smartphone’s map app and on the ChargePoint website, making driving electric and hybrid vehicles more convenient.
Port executives said that they will continue to make meaningful improvements that build upon existing projects like shoreside power, battery power storage and zero/near zero emission vehicles on port in future.