On Television

Dashboard of a Chevy Volt
Electric Cars
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.

On the Radio

A Chevy Volt is charged at the new USF Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Electric Cars

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.

Program Schedule

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
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

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Kenneth Hernandez, Program Manager of Alternative Fuels for Tampa Electric, demonstrates how the electric vehicle charger and the ChargePoint Network station finder website work.

For more information

USF Office of Sustainability website 813-974-9694

ChargePoint Network website

Tampa Electric electric vehicle website



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University Beat is a radio and television program that focuses on the research and work at the University of South Florida and how it benefits the Tampa Bay area, Florida, and the world around us.

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