Georgia Smart City, Peachtree Corners, Issues RFP For EV Supply Equipment Partners

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- The United States' premiere smart city - powered by real-world smart infrastructure and connectivity - to expand electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) service to businesses, visitors and residents

- National and international technology leaders are invited to contribute to a vibrant ecosystem that serves as a prime model for government and business collaboration

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Peachtree Corners – the nation's first smart city environment powered by real-world infrastructure and next-generation connectivity – announced a new Request for Proposal (RFP) as it seeks out partners that can provide industry-leading electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and network services to businesses (fleets, employees, visitors and shoppers), multi-unit dwelling (MUD), property owners and single family residences.

Peachtree Corners, Georgia is a vibrant municipality that’s home to more than 40,000 residents and an innovation hub that houses some of the world’s most disruptive technology companies. Curiosity Lab is a 5G-enabled autonomous vehicle and smart city living laboratory located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta. The centerpiece of the lab is a 1.5-mile test and demo track which provides a real-world environment to explore emerging technologies.
Peachtree Corners, Georgia is a vibrant municipality that’s home to more than 40,000 residents and an innovation hub that houses some of the world’s most disruptive technology companies. Curiosity Lab is a 5G-enabled autonomous vehicle and smart city living laboratory located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta. The centerpiece of the lab is a 1.5-mile test and demo track which provides a real-world environment to explore emerging technologies.
  • The RFP supports Peachtree Corners' goal of increasing EV ownership and use within the city by providing residents and businesses with vetted EV charging solutions. Respondents will submit offers designed to provide the EV owners and operators in the city with charging solutions that are easy to purchase, as well as install and feature a number of technology options while remaining competitively priced. Special promotional offers and exclusive price points will promote participation by businesses and individuals throughout the city.

"Complementing our position as the country's premiere smart city environment powered by real-world smart infrastructure and connectivity, Peachtree Corners is striving to improve the community's energy and transportation sustainability," said City Manager Brian Johnson. "To this effort, we are working to increase the availability of electric vehicle charging stations within the community for office workspace, retail, hotel, institutional, industrial and multi-family properties."

Located in suburban metro Atlanta, Peachtree Corners is a vibrant, growing city of over 45,000 residents with committed leadership that focuses on comprehensive planning and purposeful development. The city is home to international companies, U.S.-based corporations, and numerous small businesses with a significant number of office buildings headquartered within its 500-acre Technology Park. The city's newly constructed Town Center, along with the adjoining two-acre Town Green, offers its residents, work force and visitors a wide array of events, activities, entertainment, dining and shopping options.

Peachtree Corners is also home to an Intelligent Mobility Corridor called Curiosity Lab, a technology incubator with 5G capabilities, a three-mile autonomous vehicle test track and facilities for permanent and temporary technology development. This city-owned infrastructure offers use of facilities at no charge, as well as complete confidentiality and no-equity requirements.

Peachtree Corners management will compile a comprehensive charging solution suite to enable accelerated selection and deployment of EV charging where people, live, work and play.

Please use this link to review the RFP in full. For companies who wish to reply to the RFP, proposals must be received at EVCharging@Peachtreecornersga.gov by 11:00 a.m. ET on Nov. 20, 2020 to be considered.

For more information, or to request an interview with city officials, please contact Peachtree@GoDRIVEN360.com.

About the City of Peachtree Corners, Georgia
Situated alongside the Chattahoochee River and at the southwest corner of Gwinnett County in the metro Atlanta area, Peachtree Corners, Georgia is a vibrant municipality that's home to more than 40,000 residents and an innovation hub that houses some of the world's most disruptive technology companies. As the United States' premiere smart city – powered by real-world connected infrastructure – Peachtree Corners serves as the model for how government and private industry can better collaborate to create a better future for society and business. From the world's first fleet of teleoperated e-scooters deployed, a fully autonomous shuttle utilized by actual residents, a solar roadway to the largest electric vehicle charging hub in the region, Peachtree Corners is where the most future-forward Internet of Things (IoT) and sustainable technologies come to life for the benefit of its people, and the world.

For more information, visit http://www.peachtreecornersga.gov.

About Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners
Curiosity Lab is a 5G-enabled autonomous vehicle and smart city living laboratory located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta. The centerpiece of the lab is a 1.5-mile test and demo track which provides a real-world environment to explore emerging technologies. Additional infrastructure includes a network operations center, smart poles, DSRC units, dedicated fiber and a 25,000 square foot tech incubator. Additional information can be found at www.curiositylabptc.com

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