Daimler (DAI.DE) Trucks North America and Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) have announced co-development of a large public charging site for medium and heavy-duty electric trucks.
- The companies selected Swan Island, Portland, for the construction of "Electric Island."
- Electric Island will host up to 5MW of charging infrastructure ⏤ initially including chargers that output 200kW or less ⏤ from several manufacturers including ABB, BTC Power, ChargePoint, Power Electronics, and Proterra.
- The site will support up to nine charging stations, with charging levels of greater than 1MW, by Q2 2021.
- Daimler Trucks North America is part of PGE's Green Future Impact renewable energy program.