04/03/2013 08:40 AM
BATON ROUGE – Plug In LSU will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 4, at 3 p.m. to announce the launch of its website, www.pluginlsu.org, which offers information on the use of electric vehicles, or EVs, and an interactive map to find locations for EV charging stations both in Louisiana and throughout the country, including the two stations at LSU.
The press conference will be held in the second-floor meeting room of the Barnes & Noble at LSU, located at the corner of Highland and Raphael Semmes roads.
Plug In LSU helps plug-in electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid drivers find the resources they need to use their vehicles most efficiently on and around the LSU campus. It is a project of the Greater Baton Rouge Clean Cities Coalition or GBRCCC, whose mission is to advance the nation’s economic, environmental and energy security by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, GBRCCC supports public and private partnerships that help bring alternative fuel vehicles to the Greater Baton Rouge area.
Speakers at the event will include representatives from LSU, GBRCCC and Entergy, who are partners in the campus EV charging station program.
Media attending the event are asked to park in reserved spots within the LSU Union Square Parking Garage, adjoining the Barnes & Noble at LSU. The garage can be accessed through the main entrance ramp on Raphael Semmes Road. The garage attendant will distribute permits.
Members of the media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by contacting Aaron Looney, media relations editor with the LSU Office of Communications & University Relations, at 225-578-3871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2013