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Portland General Electric North America’s first quick-charge station for electric in collaboration with NEC Electric can charge up in 20 to 30 minutes

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PORTLAND, Ore. Portland General Electric POR ), Oregon’s largest utility, and NEC (NEC ; TSE: 6701), a network, communications and information company, announced today have opened North first public-use, quick-charge for electric vehicles.

The station was public-use certification by the City of following the successful installation and of the station manufactured by Takasago a subsidiary of NEC, at the PGE headquarters in the Two Trade Center parking 121 SW Salmon St, Portland, Ore. The Rapid Charging Station is for recharging electric vehicles lithium-ion batteries and requires 20 to 30 minutes to recharge a battery to 80 of full strength.

PGE and NEC officially opened the quick-charge today with Governor Ted who charged up an all-electric Nissan during a two-day LEAF drive event at PGE. and the state of Oregon have designated as top-tier launch for the Nissan LEAF when it on sale in the United States in

Quick-charging stations are an exciting in our effort to bring electric to Oregon, said Gov. By making charging convenient and for public use, we are telling car that Oregon is ready for the generation of electric vehicles and we want our state to be a leader in these cars to the rest of the

Partnering with NEC to bring the first publicly available, station to Oregon further PGE’s commitment to developing the needed to support electric now coming to the U.S. market, Jim Piro, president and CEO,

With the addition of the Takasago Charging Station to the growing of EV charging stations in Oregon, we are to further our research on how this new will interact with our system and support our EV-driving Piro added.

This reflects NEC’s ongoing to the development of new infrastructure that renewable resources. As a supplier of vehicle batteries, our introduction of the electric vehicle charging is a natural stage in the evolution of environmentally friendly solutions, Hideki Niwaya, general Public Utility Solutions NEC. Looking forward, NEC to continue developing mission solutions, including information and technologies (ICT) services and grids that represent the in technological innovation.

The Takasago Rapid Charging complies with the CHAdeMO, a EV charging standard developed in The station provides power of 50kw (50-500V, 0-125A) and power input of AC200V+-30V.

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alliance partner, Portland University. and the Oregon Transportation and Education Consortium will the acquisition, installation, certification, and procedures for this quick and release its findings in September.


About Portland General

PGE, headquartered in Portland, is a fully integrated electric that serves more 822,000 residential, commercial and customers in Oregon. PGE is partnering state and local government, education and businesses to expand the vehicle infrastructure in Oregon. For information, visit

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