SM SuperMall strengthens sustainability efforts, installs e-vehicle charging

From LR, Porsche Managing Director Mr. William Angsey, SM Engineering Design and Development President Mr. Hans Sai, Jr., PGA Cars Chairman Mr. Roberto Quito III, SM Supermolls President Steven Tan and Audi Managing Director Mr. Christopher Cha.

As part of its efforts to create a safer, greener future for all, SM SuperMalls has set up a free in-mall free charging station for the first time in SM Mall, selected for eV (EV) in the Philippines.

Free EV charging stations were launched simultaneously today at SM Aura in Taguig City, SM North Edsa in Quezon City, SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City and SM Megamall in Mandaluyong; PGA cars showcase vehicles at the official launch event at SM Aura.

The initiative is part of SM SuperMall’s efforts to support technological innovation for a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future.

“SM SuperMalls will live up to its promise to create a safer mailing experience for our customers, and part of that promise is to create a green environment for everyone. We will always strive to further our efforts to give back to our community through our innovative projects to drive sustainability in our 79 malls across the country. We urge everyone to consider more sustainable options in their daily lives, and the transition to e-vehicles is a huge leap forward for a green future for all of us, ”said Steven T., president of SM Supermolls. Tan says 6

SM Prime, led by Disaster Resilience Champion Mr. Hans Sai, has officially launched their EV charging stations at SM Ara, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall and SM North EDSA. As part of the SM Green Movement initiative, the SM Group has continued its commitment to help make the planet greener through such projects. For the first 6 months, SM’s e-vehicle charging stations will be free for all customers. From LR, DOE supervisor for the Energy Utilization Management Bureau Usec. DENR field operations for Jessicito Sulit, Luzon and Visayas Essex. Gilbert Gonzalez, President of SM Engineering Design and Development Mr. Hans Sai, Jr., Dust Administration and Legal Affairs SEC. Mr. Steven Tan, President of SM Teadoro Gachalian, SM Supermolls, DTI Competitiveness and Innovation USEC. Rafalita Aldaba, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez and Daughter I-ACT Head Charlie Dale Rosario.

In-mall charging stations are conveniently located in SM AURA B1 parking, SM Mall of Asia 3rd level North Parking Building, SM Megamall B1 Parking Mega Fashion Hall, and SM North Edsa 3rd level North Parking Tower, two Wallbox Pulsar Plus 7.4KW. AC charger in every mall. These chargers support e-vehicle brands such as Audi, BMW, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Hyundai.

Presenting the official launch EV charging stations at SM Aura, PGA cars provide vehicle demonstrations featuring their electronic vehicles.

The launch of EV Charging Stations at Premier SM Malls is a product of SM Super Mall’s continued partnership with the Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Science and Technology, and Department of Commerce and Industry. Helping the government accelerate its renewable energy and sustainable initiatives.

“SM SuperMalls will continue to strongly support the government’s new EV Act and the National Renewable Energy Program to promote a more eco-friendly society for all Filipinos. We are committed to increasing our share of renewable energy sources by 50 percent by the end of 2022, “said Tan.

The e-vehicle is a true zero-emission vehicle with an electric motor instead of an internal combustion engine. As of 2020, there are 12,965 registered EVs in the Philippines. SM SuperMalls is one of the first mall chains to set up e-vehicle charging site in-mall in the country.

SM SuperMalls is the first mall chain to set up e-vehicle charging sites in malls across the country. In 2018, SM North Edsa opened its first EV charging station to provide service on the electric public transport route, and most recently these EV chargers were updated.

Steven Tan, President of SM Supermoles, said: “SM Supermoles will continue to strongly support the government’s new EV Act and the National Renewable Energy Program to promote a more environmentally friendly society for all Filipinos. We are committed to increasing our share of renewable energy sources by 50 percent by the end of 2022.

In the coming months, hopefully other SM Malls near you will have a faster charger installed

The EV Charging Station project supports the SM Green movement towards a green planet. #smgreenmovement smsupermalls. For more information, go www.smsupermalls.com And follow @smsupermalls on all social media accounts.


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