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Fort Lauderdale’s new car charging may blow you away

The Sanya is an example of electric vehicle station connected (Handout )

October 26, 2013 | By Larry Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE — The is hoping you’ll get a charge out of its effort to go green.

The wind with their curved, blades look more art sculptures than mechanical And sitting on poles about 55 in the air, they’ll be visible Interstate 95.

I think it’s a great for education and outreach, Assistant Manager Susanne Torriente The more we can look at renewable options and alternatives, I think what the public wants.

Car can top off their batteries while a game of softball or picnicking friends at the park, located on Ninth Avenue between and Oakland Park boulevards.

The cost for the four stations is paid for with federal money, part of a $2 million efficiency and conservation block the city received in 2009.

Officials don’t know kind of demand to expect, but planners say the number of plug-in vehicles will grow in the coming years.

I’ve even just driving more [Chevy] Volts up, Torriente said.

A report by the South Florida Regional Council this year about 1,000 plug-in sold in the three-county area. It that number to rise to 15,000 by 2017 and to about by 2022.

The report said there are 18 public charging stations in County and a dozen in Palm County .

But the city’s will be the with companion turbines.

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The will be next to the chargers, but won’t be directly feeding the Instead, they’ll be feeding the overall electrical system, the electricity the city has to buy from Power and Light.

Some wind turbines raised concerns because of the they can pose to birds, but the being used by the city not harm them, said Bob sales manager for supplier Energy Company.

The rotation of the blades is slower than a wind turbine, Everhard These vertical-axis machines, spin slower and it’s for the birds to see the blades.

The turbines are the same ones on the Hilton Hotel on the beach, he

They also meet to withstand 155 mph, Category 5 winds.

The turbines will be able to produce a maximum 4 of energy per hour, or a total of kwh annually.

We’ll learn it and we’ll adjust and where we can replicate it, Torriente said of the stations.

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