SOURCE: Envision Solar International, Inc.

March 05, 2015 08:30 ET

Envision Solar Announces First Sale of Solar Powered EV Chargers in the Caribbean

Government of the Virgin Islands of the US Orders EV ARC™ Solar Powered EV Charger

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - March 05, 2015) - Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) ("Envision Solar," or the "Company"), the leading renewable energy Media and Branding, and EV Charging Product company, announced today that it recently received orders for its EV ARC™ from the US Virgin Islands. The EV ARC™ product will be used in St. Thomas where it will provide EV charging which is both sustainable and immune to utility grid interruptions. The EV ARC™ product will also act as an emergency source of power during black outs.

"We invented the EV ARC to solve problems," said Desmond Wheatley, CEO of Envision Solar. "This deployment in the US Virgin Islands really shows that our transportable solar powered EV charger and energy storage unit has uses that go way beyond simply reducing a power bill. We see island communities as another significant opportunity for growth."

The Virgin Islands is pursuing a combination of renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives and intends a 60% reduction in its fossil fuel consumption by 2025. Electric Vehicles powered by solar energy will play a crucial role in this reduction.

"Sustainability, the environment and the safety of our citizens and visitors are all very important to us," said Elmo Roebuck, Jr., Director of the Virgin Islands Energy Office. "Finding this unique product which provides for all three is very exciting. Solar powered EV driving and the increased energy security delivered by the EV ARC make it the ideal solution for our needs. The fact that it causes no environmental impact and can be moved around makes it a no brainer."

EV ARC™ products are fully transportable and deployed in minutes without any impact to the location. They produce enough solar power each day for up to 150 miles of electric driving and store 28kWh of energy for charging at night or to be used in times of utility grid failure.

Contact the Company for more information on its products and new headquarters and fabrication facility.

About Envision Solar International, Inc.

Based in San Diego, Envision Solar,, designs, manufactures and deploys unique and proprietary renewable energy media and branding systems and EV chargers with a Drag & Drop Infrastructure™ product line. The company's flagship products include the patent pending EV ARC™, patented Solar Tree® array and Solar Tree® Socket™.

This Press Release may contain forward­looking statements regarding future events or our expected future results that are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. All statements in this Report other than statements of historical facts are forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are generally accompanied by terms or phrases such as "estimate," "project," "predict," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," "plan," "intend," "seek," "goal," "will," "should," "may," or other words and similar expressions that convey the uncertainty of future events or results. Statements contemplating or making assumptions regarding actual or potential sales, market size and demand, prospective business contracts, customer orders, trends or operating results also constitute forward looking statements. Our actual results may differ substantially from those indicated in forward looking statements because our business is subject to significant economic, competitive, regulatory, business and industry risks which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control. Our operating results, financial condition and business performance may be adversely affected by a general decline in the economy, unavailability of capital or financing for our prospective customers to purchase products and services from us, competition, changes in regulations, a decline in the demand for solar energy, a lack of profitability, a decline in our stock price, and other risks. We may not have adequate capital, financing or cash flow to sustain our business or implement our business plans. Current results and trends are not necessarily indicative of future results that we may achieve.

Contact Information