DFW Airport To Demo Next-Gen EV Charging Solutions for Employees, Public
A series of five EV charging demonstrations will be offered from May through August at various customer parking lots across DFW Airport, hosted by the airport’s Innovation and Planning teams in partnership with consultant STV. The demos will offer the chance to test next-gen EV charging solutions—such as autonomous robotic wireless charging, on-demand charging, and apps that enable charging control from anywhere on earth.
While the airport's announcement didn't include images of the solutions to be demonstrated, here's an example of a wireless charging system and automated valet parking system. [Video still: Hyundai]
If you have an electric vehicle and are frustrated by current charging options, a drive to DFW International Airport could reveal what’s new and next.
As part of its innovation and sustainability commitment, DFW Airport will be piloting a series of “cutting-edge” EV charging stations to showcase new and emerging charging technology.
A series of five EV charging demonstrations will be held from May through August at various customer parking lots across DFW, hosted by the airport’s Innovation and Planning teams in partnership with consultant STV.
Offered to both airport employees and the public, the demos will offer the chance to test next-gen EV charging solutions. Each demo will focus on a different provider and a different next-gen tech solution:
Week of May 8: Valet mobile charging service
Week of June 5: Robotic charging service
Week of June 19: Multi-port charging hub
Week of July 17: Spot reservation & on-call service
Starting August 1: Wireless charging
“Finding the right technology solutions to meet DFW’s future challenges is a major focus for our team,” DFW EVP of Innovation Paul Puopolo said in a statement. “We know that electric vehicles will be a big part of the future of transportation, and we are leaning into emerging technology now so that we are prepared to meet the needs of the airport community well into the future.”
If you’re interested in signing up to participate in one of the upcoming tech demos, you can get more info by going here.
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