As we reported last month, non-profit organization Plug In Carolina has been dotting the Grand Strand with electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as a part of their goal of getting 80 stations active in South Carolina.
Today Coastal Carolina University, Santee Cooper, Plug In Carolina, and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled a charging station on the CCU campus near the residence halls. The station supports charging of 2 vehicles simulataneously. James Poch, Executive Director of Plug In Carolina, demonstrated the stations on an all-electric Nissan Leaf provided by Grand Strand Nissan and a hybrid Chevrolet Volt provided by Myrtle Beach Chevrolet-Cadillac.
View our photos of the press conference above or on Flickr. This is the 6th EV charging station in Horry County. The other locations are:
- Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Surfside
- 4th Avenue and Laurel Street, Conway
- Horry County Library, Conway
- 6th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach
- Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus (Speir Bldg), Myrtle Beach