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Better Place Chargers Rejected Over Color

Frederiksberg nixes charging stations because they aren't painted green as a city ordinance requires on all outdoor equipment.

Published: 20-Jul-2011

Frederiksberg Council has vetoed electric car charging stands by the company Better Place for being the wrong colour.

Customers of electric cars that use the Better Place charging system also purchase a personal charging stand for their car.But the mass-produced grey and blue charging stands violate Frederiksberg Council’s aesthetic policy that dictates outdoor equipment must be the colour green in order to be installed on the street.

Jan E. Jørgensen, chairman of Frederiksberg’s technical and environment committee, told Urban newspaper it was up to Better Place to adhere to the aesthetic regulations.

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