SAN DIEGO - NECA contractor and board member Timothy Dudek, president of Saturn Electric was recognized by San Diego city leaders Wednesday as they announced the completion of a project that more than doubled capacity for drivers to charge up their electric vehicles at public locations.
San Diego’s mayor Kevin Faulconer praised Saturn Electric for their role in the design and installation of this major project. The commitment made by the city towards creating a sustainable future is part of the Climate Action Plan adopted in December of 2015. The increased number of charging stations will allow the public more access, to city facilities using a cleaner vehicle.
Funded through a grant from the California Energy Commission, Saturn Electric was able to partner with the city and the local utility.
Approximately 300 EV charging stations have been installed by NECA Contractor, Saturn Electric, across the city.
“By having more access to EV charging stations, lessens range anxiety and allows families to enjoy what San Diego is famous for, our beaches, our parks and our communities. The family car will be now be the electric car” commented Tim Dudek, president of Saturn Electric.
Listing of some of the locations of interest. By having:
- Central Library
- Mission Bay at the Aquatic Center, Bonita Cove and South De Anza Cove
- Glassman Recreation Center in Rancho Bernardo
- Skyline Hills Recreation Center
- Hourglass Field Community Park in Mira Mesa
- Nobel Recreation Center and North University Library
- Otay Mesa-Nestor Library
- Normal Street at University Avenue in Hillcrest
- Ocean Air Recreation Center in Carmel Valley
- the Ocean Beach lifeguard tower
Vehicles can be charged using all major credit cards, according to the city.
Saturn Electric has been a member of NECA since 1962. Timothy Dudek also serves on the NECA San Diego Chapter Executive Board of Directors and was a past NECA Board President.