SM SuperMall strengthens sustainability efforts, installs e-vehicle charging
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
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.
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.
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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