Tri City Rentals Unveils New EV Charging Station
6/24/2014 2:50:38 PM
Introducing Rustic Village’s Electric Vehicle Charging Station. Tri City Rentals officially unveiled Rustic Village's brand new EV charging station. Not only is this a tremendous benefit to Rustic Village residents and the public, but a step forward in energy conservation efforts.
Tri City Rentals, a premier apartment
community owner and management company in New York State, announced the
completed installation of its Rustic Village Apartments electric vehicle (EV) charging
stations and unveiled the stations for public use. Charging station
demonstrations were conducted through partnership with local Doan Chevrolet and
Cortese Ford of Rochester, which provided electric motorized vehicles.
so few electric vehicle charging stations currently available, this is not only
a tremendous benefit for our residents and the public, but more importantly
another step forward in New York State’s energy conservation efforts,” said Julie
Massry Knox, Director of Marketing and Leasing at Tri City Rentals. “Rustic
Village Apartments is a draw for those looking for an apartment home with a
great location, wonderful amenities and professional staff and the new electric
vehicle charging station will only further enhance the experience of living
Online installed the Rustic Village EV charging stations, which is now one of a
few locations in Rochester to have one available. Through a
federal and state grant program and a joint effort between the New York State
Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), EV charging stations will
be installed at 325 new locations statewide. The Rustic Village Apartments
station contributes to the larger statewide network and brings a new EV
charging station to the Rochester region.
“The need for electric vehicle charging stations is
increasing as we see the automobile industry reshaping the way we think about
our vehicles,” said John Doran,
Owner for Plugin Stations Online. “This NYSERDA program reflects the
environmentally conscious effort New York State is undertaking and thanks to
forward thinking companies like Tri City Rentals, we’re going to see more
charging stations installed as this industry trend progresses.”
EV charging stations like the one installed at Rustic Village Apartments
provide an environmentally friendly fuel alternative to gas and diesel powered
vehicles. The Rustic Village Evr-Green Dual Port Level 2 Charging Station is
part of the ChargePoint network and features two modules, which can charge two
vehicles simultaneously. To enhance safety and eliminate energy theft, drivers
access and energize vehicles at the station using a ChargePass™ Card or
contactless credit card.
“Our charging station being part of the ChargePoint network allows for
mobile device application use, making it user-friendly and more accessible for
the public to use and locate,” said Tim Owens, General Manager at Tri City
Rentals. “Using a mobile app, drivers can find a charging station nearby or at
a specific address, get turn-by-turn directions to the nearest station and check
Apartments is located on E. Henrietta Road in Rochester and offers a variety of
floor plans that include heat and hot water, air conditioning, ample closet
space and secure intercom entryways. The community boasts loads of amenities
including a state-of-the-art fitness center, resort style swimming pool,
reading library with WiFi access, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts,
entertaining center and dog park.
Rustic Village Apartments is one of 10 apartment communities
Tri City Rentals owns and manages in the Rochester area. They also have 24
communities in the greater Capital Region and nine in the greater Buffalo Region,
where they have installed EV charging stations as well. Each apartment
community is unique and offers exceptional residential services and amenities
For more information regarding Rustic Village Apartments,
visit: http://www.rusticvillageapartments.com/RochesterRegion/RusticVillage.aspx or
call (585) 424-4380. Visit the community located at 999 E. Henrietta Rd.
Rochester NY 14623.