SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – March 20th, 2017 – Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading renewably energized EV charging, outdoor media and energy security products company, is charging the Nikola NZT a tactical Electric Vehicle at the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base in Southern California.
The EV ARC™ unit is providing an off-grid source of power in a remote area for the exercise, allowing tactical Electric Vehicles and other essential equipment to operate over an extended period of time and away from utility grid infrastructure, thus simulating a typical forward operating environment. EV ARC™ units replace diesel or gasoline generators and as such the tactical EVs will continue to operate without any requirement to deliver fuels to dangerous or remote locations. EV ARC™ products run silent and do not give off the heat signature generally associated with internal combustion engine generators.
General Robert Neller stated that what Marines really need “is a way to recharge batteries—or maintain a sort of expeditionary power capability that doesn’t cause me to pull a wagon or something.”
Envision Solar’s EV ARC™ product is rapidly deployed and is currently providing fuel for tactical vehicles at the exercise. It is also equipped with emergency power panels and 3 phase connectors to provide a source of off grid, highly reliable power in any location where it can see the sky.
The US Secretary of the Navy has announced a goal to receive 50% of the energy the navy consumes come from alternative sources by 2020.
The pairing of the EV ARC™ and the Nikola Reckless is a glimpse into the future of expeditionary warfare. Both the EV ARC™ and the Reckless are silent, powerful and sit on the cutting edge of their respective industries.
Invented and manufactured in California, the patented EV ARC™ fits inside a parking space, but does not reduce available parking, and generates enough clean solar electricity to power up to 225 miles of EV driving in a day. The system’s solar electrical generation is enhanced by EnvisionTrak™ which causes the array to follow the sun, generating up to 25% more electricity than a fixed array. The energy is stored in the EV ARC™ product’s energy storage for charging day or night, and to provide emergency power during grid failure. Because the EV ARC™ product requires no trenching, foundations or installation work of any kind, it is deployed in minutes and can be moved to a new location with ease. EV ARC™ products are manufactured in the company’s San Diego facility by combat veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other minority demographics and highly talented, mission-driven team members.
About Envision Solar International, Inc.
Envision Solar, www.envisionsolar.com, is a sustainable technology innovation company whose unique and patented products include the EV ARC™ and the Solar Tree® with EnvisionTrak™ patented solar tracking, SunCharge™ solar Electric Vehicle Charging, ARC™ technology energy storage, and EnvisionMedia solar advertising displays.
Based in San Diego, the company produces Made in America products. Envision Solar is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol [EVSI]. For more information visit www.envisionsolar.com or call (858) 799-4583.
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