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Free Electric Vehicle Charging Network-With Digital Billboards.

Some EV charging station sells electricity, we give energy and information for free and sell ads to support our EV charging network.

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We are combining EV charging and information display together, the Same charger can act as a digital billboard to display ads or public information about route/fares and mobility options in a particular neighborhood in real-time. 

People can buy tickets and get to know the schedule as well. 

How will your solution benefit residents, workers, or visitors in the Michigan Central Station impact area? (1,000 characters)

Michigan Central Station impact area will be able to use this EV charger/Digital display to full potential. 1. Electric car owners will have the option to charger cars for free. 2. All passengers will be able to see real-time information on display 3. bus/metro/tram timing and ticket booking. 4. location of nearby metro/city map and booking of shared mobility. 5. Pick up/drop off of e-scooters for city riding 6. Public announcement in case of natural disaster or attacks. 7. Free access to city maps, places to visit, booking of tickets etc. This will be like a clock tower in old age, where public information and Free EV charging will be available for the citizens of Michigan Central Station impact area.

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Initial Design - you are still exploring the idea and have not tested it with users
  • Prototype - you have built a prototype and tested it with potential users

Insights from previous testing (500 characters)

We developed a charge point finding the app and built a prototype of the actual chargers with digital display.

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

Ajay SINGH The prestigious “Global Energy Award” winner from Le-Monde |Young Leader India-France| Mentor of Change -NITI Aayog |Blockchain Consultant | Space explorer Abhishek MAHAWAR Devising Sustainable Strategies and Implementation Plan for International Clients Climate Change | ESG | CSR Akshay Gupta IITian and CTO www.nimray.com

Size of your team or organization

  • 2-10

Team or Organization URL

www.nimray.com

Are you submitting as a student team?

  • No

Are you submitting as a team from the Impact Area?

  • No

Funding Request

  • $250,000

Rough Budget (500 characters)

$250000 We are looking to install 10 EV charging with digital display all-around city to create a network.

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

For the residents, workers, or visitors in the Michigan Central Station impact area, they will have multiple options to use EV Charger+ Digital information display to book tickets/get information and get free EV charging.

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

Atleast 10 Ton Co2 reduction from the environment and reducing pm2.5 particulate from the air. also, job creation and promotion of clean energy.

Sustainability Plan (500 characters)

Yes its supported by the idea of selling AD space to the brands, brands get good visibility with the residents, workers, or visitors in the Michigan Central Station impact area and for every ad they pay we give energy free to car owners. Information is free all together forever.

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Ajay Singh Thank you for posting this proposal! I am a Michigan Central Station Challenge facilitator. I love the idea of having more access to EV charging and clean energy. There is also a high need for more information about how to use public transportation in Detroit (although we don't have very much public transportation with trains or metro).

I am wondering more about what unmet needs this solution would address in our impact area. What needs in Detroit would this solve? What areas of opportunity do you think that this would address the most? Do you anticipate any challenges that would be unique to Detroit?

Opportunity Areas
Improve Access to Mobility Information
Make Mobility More Affordable
Build an Inviting Environment
Connect People, Places, and Opportunities
Other

Thank you so much for the information!

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