USF is doing its best to decrease carbon emissions and increase the number of electric vehicles on the road by adding its first ever electric vehicle charging stations. University Beat on WUSF TV demonstrates how the stations work and shows you they might make a difference environmentally.
USF is plugging into the future with the installation of the first electric vehicle charging stations on the Tampa campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 finds out how these devices advance the university’s commitment to becoming more environmentally friendly.
Kenneth Hernandez, Program Manager of Alternative Fuels for Tampa Electric, demonstrates how the electric vehicle charger and the ChargePoint Network station finder website work.
USF Office of Sustainability website 813-974-9694
ChargePoint Network website
Tampa Electric electric vehicle website
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.