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EVgo explains how good rate design encourages deployment of public charging

Regular Charged readers are familiar with demand charges—fees that utilities charge commercial customers when power draws exceed a certain level. These charges can be shockingly high, and they hit operators of DC fast charging stations very hard indeed. Lindsey Stegall, Manager of Market Development and Public Policy at charging operator EVgo, writes in a recent… Read more »

EVgo launches enhanced maintenance program, will upgrade its EV charging stations

By all accounts, the public EV charging experience is pretty dismal. Every day we read reports from drivers about poorly designed and/or maintained charging sites with chargers that seem to work about half the time, at best. So it’s encouraging to see that EVgo, one of the US’s largest charging networks, is taking steps to… Read more »

Delta Electronics to supply 1,000 DC fast chargers to EVgo

Fast charging network operator EVgo (NASDAQ: EVGO) has entered into a new supply agreement with Delta Electronics, a provider of power and energy management solutions. Delta will supply EVgo with 1,000 fast chargers featuring power levels of up to 350 kW. “EVgo is dedicated to making EV charging convenient and reliable for all, which makes… Read more »

Philadelphia partners with EVgo to support electrification of municipal fleet

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Fleet Services has announced a partnership with fast charging network operator EVgo, under which municipal vehicles will access charging on EVgo’s 100% renewable-powered network through a discounted fleet charging plan. The City of Philadelphia aims to transition the City’s fleet of around 6,400 vehicles to “clean and electric vehicles,”… Read more »

GM and EVgo to roll out DC fast chargers at Pilot and Flying J truck stops

GM and Pilot Company (which operates the Pilot and Flying J truck stop chains) are collaborating to create a national DC fast charging network that will be installed, operated and maintained by EVgo. This network of 2,000 charging stalls, located at up to 500 Pilot and Flying J travel centers, will be co-branded Pilot Flying… Read more »

EVgo to provide a range of infrastructure solutions to Merchants Fleet

Fleet management company Merchants Fleet and charging network operator EVgo have announced a partnership under which EVgo will provide a full range of infrastructure solutions to Merchants Fleet clients. The partnership will enable Merchants Fleet clients to use a combination of depot charging, dedicated charging networks and EVgo’s public network, which includes over 800 fast… Read more »

EVgo makes more of its fast charging network available to Tesla drivers

In December 2019, public fast charging network EVgo, in collaboration with Tesla, began installing the automaker’s proprietary connector at its DC fast charging stations around the country (Tesla drivers can use CHAdeMO or CCS plugs, but they need a bulky and pricey adapter, and a CCS adapter only recently became available in the US). Now… Read more »

GM to fund expansion of EVgo fast-charging network for electric cars

General Motors announced Friday that it would partner with the EVgo charging network to add an additional 2,700 fast-charging stations by 2025. The announcement comes a week before it unveils the 2022 Cadillac Lyriq electric luxury SUV, the first of up to a dozen new battery-electric vehicles it says it will offer in North America… Read more »

LS Power to acquire EVgo

Utility holding company LS Power will acquire charging network operator EVgo from Vision Ridge Partners. EVgo operates more than 750 charging sites with over 1,250 fast chargers across 34 states. The transaction is expected to close in early 2020. David Nanus, Co-Head of Private Equity at LS Power, said, “This acquisition provides LS Power the… Read more »

EVgo to offer Tesla connectors on its nationwide charging network

Tesla drivers are rightly proud of their Supercharger network, but there are times when it would be convenient to use another public charging station. In some regions, the lines at Superchargers are becoming longer, and new third-party public chargers are appearing all over the country. In Europe, Tesla has equipped Model 3 with a CCS… Read more »