Atlanta's first public electric vehicle charging station opens today at Atlantic Station.
The station will be at 271 17th Street across from the Millennium Gate.
The charging station will have multiple outlets and be powered by overhead solar panels. Motorists with electric powered, zero-emissions vehicles can use it 24 hours a day.
The station is the first in the metro area and is Atlantic Station's latest green innovation.
The mixed-use community was one of the largest brown-field renovation projects in the nation when it opened in 2005.
The charging station will be able to fully charge all of the electric vehicles on the market in the U.S. currently within a three to seven hour window, compared with as much as 25 hours for standard outlets.