Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2016
Mayor Kasim Reed to Unveil 102 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
||Mayor Kasim Reed
Roosevelt Council, Jr., General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Atlanta
Tim Echols, Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission
Paul Bowers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Power
Don Francis, Executive Director, Clean Cities – Georgia
Mayor Kasim Reed will join Georgia Power, the Georgia Public Service Commission and other sustainability leaders to unveil 102 electric vehicle charging stations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Mayor Reed charged the airport with installing at least 100 electric vehicle charging stations by the end of 2016. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability coordinated with the sustainability team at the airport to meet the goal.
The installation of the electric vehicle stations is just another initiative the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability has implemented to ensure that the City of Atlanta is a top-tier sustainability city.
Thursday, January 12, 2016
||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal
2600 Maynard H. Jackson International Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30354
||The event will take place on level two of the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal Hourly parking deck. Media may park at the International Terminal’s media parking lot or, if vehicle size allows, may park adjacent to the press event in the short-term deck. Parking will be validated.
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