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Miller EV Solutions and CBRE Announce the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center Grand Opening

Nov. 20, 2023
A first-of-its-kind interactive public facility for EV technology and training.

Miller EV Solutions, in partnership with CBRE, recently announced the launch of the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center (EVIDC). As stated in the press release, "the groundbreaking initiative embodies Miller EV Solution's commitment to advancing electric vehicle (EV) technology, fostering sustainability, and creating a more connected future."

City Council President Ron Salem and other city officials were in attendance to mark the occasion. The event served as an opportunity to introduce the EVIDC project to the public and showcase the transformative potential it holds for the future of electric vehicle charging.

At the heart of the EVIDC's mission is to facilitate hands-on learning, testing, and data collection in the realm of EV charging technology. The facility offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the world of EV and microgrid solutions, exploring a wide array of technologies. The EVIDC houses a comprehensive range of equipment, from Level 2 (AC) chargers and ultra-fast (DC), Level 3 Chargers, and pull-through heavy duty charging provided by various respected charger manufacturers to the latest in sustainable technologies, including inductive charging, solar canopies, and battery storage.

According to the press release, the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center is committed to transparency and innovation, offering visitors a unique opportunity to "try before they buy," making informed decisions on the EV charging solutions that suit their unique objectives. The facility goes a step further by providing not only real-time data-driven evidence of consumer use but also a hands-on training and learning environment for facility managers and electricians.

As a publicly available, client-driven center, the EVIDC aims to break the barriers to EV adoption by fostering confidence and knowledge among clients, reducing cognitive dissonance, and ultimately accelerating carbon reduction efforts. As states in the release, "with the support of partners like Miller EV Solutions, the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center is set to drive innovation, growth, and sustainability in the EV market, making it a game-changer not just for Jacksonville but for the entire nation."

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