Miller EV Solutions, a leading company in the electrical contracting industry, has partnered with CBRE to unveil the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center (EVIDC). This groundbreaking initiative showcases Miller EV Solution’s commitment to advancing electric vehicle (EV) technology, promoting sustainability, and creating a more connected future.
The launch event of the EVIDC was graced by the presence of City Council President Ron Salem and other esteemed city officials, marking a significant milestone in the future of electric vehicle charging. This state-of-the-art facility, strategically located in Jacksonville, is more than just a physical space; it is a game-changer that will transform the way we approach sustainability and reduce Jacksonville’s carbon emissions by an astonishing 8,390 tons annually.
One of the central objectives of the EVIDC is to facilitate hands-on learning, testing, and data collection in the realm of EV charging technology. Visitors to the facility will have a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of EV and explore a wide range of technologies, from Level 2 (AC) chargers to ultra-fast (DC), Level 3 Chargers. The EVIDC also features cutting-edge sustainable technologies, including inductive charging, solar canopies, and battery storage.
Transparency and innovation are at the core of the EVIDC’s mission. Visitors will have the chance to “try before they buy,” gaining firsthand experience and making informed decisions about EV charging solutions that suit their objectives. Moreover, the facility provides real-time data-driven evidence of consumer use, as well as a hands-on training and learning environment for facility managers and electricians.
The Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center aims to break down barriers to EV adoption by fostering confidence and knowledge among clients and accelerating carbon reduction efforts. With support from Miller EV Solutions and other partners, this center is set to drive innovation, growth, and sustainability in the EV market, not only in Jacksonville but throughout the entire nation.
Q: What is the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center (EVIDC)?
A: The EVIDC is a state-of-the-art facility that promotes electric vehicle technology, sustainability, and a more connected future.
Q: What technologies can visitors explore at the EVIDC?
A: Visitors can explore a wide range of technologies, including Level 2 and Level 3 chargers, inductive charging, solar canopies, and battery storage.
Q: What is the goal of the EVIDC?
A: The EVIDC aims to accelerate EV adoption, provide real-time data-driven evidence, and offer training for facility managers and electricians.
Q: How will the EVIDC contribute to sustainability?
A: By reducing Jacksonville’s carbon emissions by 8,390 tons annually, the EVIDC will play a vital role in promoting sustainability in the region.
Q: Who are the key partners involved in the EVIDC project?
A: Partners include Miller EV Solutions, CBRE, OEMs, software providers, Schneider Electric, Graybar, WB Engineers+Consultants, and various community partners such as North Florida TPO, the Clean Fuels Coalition, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, and JEA.