Rapid EV chargers are going to be produced in Oklahoma, by a new Getka company; the devices will come out through a multimillion-dollar facility, that Getka will build in the state in partnership with TECO-Westinghouse and Phihong USA.
Firstly, the new company, which names remains unknown, will design, manufacture and distribute Level 2 and Level 3 Rapid EV chargers; with plans to expand EV production lines in the United States.
Secondly, the EV chargers will provide fast-charging for commercial, municipal and government electric passenger vehicles and buses.
Thirdly, the new company also plans to add two additional EV manufacturing lines over the course of 18 months. According to the statement, Getka is currently exploring options to locate its new facility in Oklahoma.
Moreover, in accordance with Getka’s Zero Impact approach, the manufacturing process of the rapid EV chargers will utilize solar power and industrial grade battery backup; in order to provide uninterrupted power supply while also reducing emissions.
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In addition, the facility project will build on Getka’s renewable energy projects announced in the United States; it will also expand the company’s Zero Impact strategy and commitment to Oklahoma by integrating green manufacturing in the Heartland.
On the other hand, about the ambitions and relwvance of the project, Sophia Chiu, TECO chairman, said. “This collaboration puts into action TECO’s vision of energy conservation; emission reduction, and also intelligence, and automation.”
She also remarked. “Our partnership with Phihong and Getka to produce rapid chargers marks a major milestone in bringing this vision to life.”
Finally, Dariusz Cichocki, CEO of Getka Group, remarked. “In addition to bringing new jobs to the market, the new venture will also bring diversity to our local economy; this, by strengthening the manufacturing sector and incorporating environmentally-friendly operations into the manufacturing process.”