Waukegan, Illinois (September 26, 2014) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) installed six L1 PowerPost™ Level 1 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations from Telefonix® Inc., a leading developer of cord reel technology and manufacturer of the PowerPost® commercial electric vehicle charging station product line.
The PowerPost EV charging line features beneficial advantages to airports including patented retractable cord reel technology, low energy usage and EVSE compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act that can help airports be ADA compliant.
“CVG strives to create a positive and efficient customer service experience for our passengers,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. “This is part of CVG's commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.”
CVG Airport joins other major U.S. airports that have installed L1 PowerPost commercial electric vehicle charging stations including Denver International Airport and Greensboro International Airport.
L1 PowerPost EV charging stations are available at CVG for no extra fees and can be found in the CVG ValuPark lot and D30 terminal garage at CVG Airport.
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CVG is home to DHL’s North America hub. CVG has been rated the Best Regional Airport in North America four straight years by SkyTrax, an independent, London-based air transport research organization. In 2011, CVG became the first airport in the country to receive Safety Act Designation and Certification from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), giving the airport the highest level of protections under the Act.
With over 25 years in business and more than 60 patents issued to date for its cable innovations, Telefonix is a leader in cord reel technology. In addition to its portfolio of cord reel products, the company also designs and manufactures custom electronics for customers in highly regulated industries. In 2011, the idea to leverage the company’s capabilities to address unmet needs in the electric vehicle charging station market was born. Today, the same proven cord reel technology that flies on more than 80% of long-haul aircraft is designed and incorporated into the PowerPost® commercial low-current electric vehicle charger product line. Based in Waukegan, Illinois, the Telefonix team is adept at delivering smart solutions to market. With a staff of highly skilled engineers, project managers, manufacturing experts and more, the Telefonix team delivers the quality product you expect and service you need for success.
The Telefonix PowerPost electric vehicle charging station product line is focused on low current solutions for commercial parking lots or garages where cars are parked for two or more hours. The L1 PowerPost EVSE lead the way as the first commercial Level 1 EV charging station, and the L2 PowerPost EVSE is making an impact on the Level 2 product category as the first low current, commercial Level 2 EV charging station. All PowerPost chargers provide an economical charging solution that also features a retractable cord reel that eliminates the clutter and potential hazards of long cables as well as offering the potential for custom branding. Telefonix is delivering on electric vehicle charging innovations with a cost of ownership that creates a win-win for both the EV driver and the parking facility.