ENVISION SOLAR’S EV ARC™ TO BE AVAILABLE AT SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Portable station at Cell Phone Parking Lot for trial period starting Tuesday

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – NOVEMBER 7, 2013 Envision Solar International, Inc., a leading sustainable infrastructure product designer and developer, announces a two-week trial of its EV ARC™ electric vehicle charging station at San Diego International Airport (SDIA) beginning Tuesday.

The industry-first, fully autonomous, mobile and renewable system will be available for free in the Cell Phone Parking Lot for individuals looking to top off their plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle.

“Sustainability is very important to us and electric vehicle charging at the airport is becoming more common,” said David Boenitz, Director of Ground Transportation for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. “We’re pleased to offer Envision Solar the space to conduct the trial and are looking forward to seeing the data generated by the EV ARC’s test-deployment in our Cell Phone Lot. Doing so will help us learn more about how airport customers value access to such a platform.”

The Cell Phone Lot at SDIA is located west of the Commuter Terminal off of Harbor Drive. The EV ARC system will be available for individuals free of charge for approximately two weeks, starting onTuesday, November 12, 2013. A one-hour limit is in place for those using the Cell Phone Lot, so those with electric vehicles will be able to use the EV ARC to “top off” their vehicles.

All Photos Courtesy EnvisionSOlar
All Photos Courtesy EnvisionSOlar

The EV ARC™ is a cost-effective, easy-to-install, standalone solar charging station that requires no foundation, no trenching, no building permit and no grid connection. Designed to fit inside one standard parking space, the EV ARC™ does not reduce available parking because vehicles park on its ballasted pad. EV ARC is ADA compliant and will offer electric vehicle charging day or night through the use of on board battery storage. The EV ARC™ is delivered to the customer site ready to operate and requires no installation work.

“Range anxiety will not be an issue when there is sufficient infrastructure to ensure that EV drivers are always near to a convenient charging station,” said Desmond Wheatley, President and CEO of Envision Solar. “The kind of top-off charging the EV ARC will provide at the San Diego International Airport Cell Phone Lot will be key to delivering on that premise. The fact that the EV ARC can be deployed in minutes and moved if necessary makes it the ideal product to grow out ubiquitous charging networks.”

Invented, engineered and fabricated in the United States, the EV ARC™ fits inside a standard parking space and generates approximately 16 kWhrs per day that are stored and ready for use in the 22 kWhr on board battery storage. The system’s clean solar electrical generation is enhanced by EnvisionTrak™ which enables the solar array to follow the sun, generating 18 to 25 percent more electricity than a conventional fixed array. The energy produced by the EV ARC is clean and renewable, unlike 75 percent of America’s grid supplied electricity which means that EV drivers who use it are 100 percent emissions free.

About Envision Solar International, Inc.

Envision Solar, www.envisionsolar.com , designs, manufactures and deploys unique, proprietary and architecturally accretive renewable energy systems with a Drag & Drop Infrastructure™ product line. The company’s flagship products include the patented Solar Tree® array and Solar Tree® Socket™ solar shaded parking solutions with EnvisionTrak™, a proprietary and patent pending solar tracking machine, and SunCharge™ Column Integrated Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.

Based in San Diego the company integrates only the highest quality components into its Made in America products ensuring long and trouble free service and timeless beautification of the parking lots they serve. This unique approach to the industry allows the company’s commercial and institutional customers to take full advantage of the value creation associated with transforming parking lots into beautiful, shaded, renewable energy generation plants shrouded in the “Green Halo.”  Envision Solar is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol

[EVSI]. For more information on Envision Solar, visit www.envisionsolar.com or call (866) 746-0514.

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