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ROEV Association brings together major players to promote charging network interoperability

Many services that we enjoy in the modern world are provided by a patchwork of local or regional companies, and they depend on some sort of national or international network to provide a seamless experience for consumers. The classic examples are mobile phones and ATMs, but there are many other examples (long distance telephony, airlines,… Read more »

Schneider Electric and EverCharge collaborate on EV charging in multi-unit buildings

Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, and EverCharge, a provider of EV charging solutions, have announced a collaboration that aims to accelerate the build-out of EV charging infrastructure in multi-unit buildings such as apartments, condominiums and office buildings. One of the challenges of adding EV charging stations to multi-tenant facilities is sharing… Read more »

The Bolt EV is on the way, but GM has no plans to invest in fast charging infrastructure

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the hero of the hour – reviewers who checked out the production version at the recent Consumer Electronics Show were impressed, and pundits have been hailing it as the EV that could finally break into the mainstream. But one part of the picture seems to be missing. Many believe… Read more »

New California bill attempts to harmonize how utilities fit into the charging business

Electric utilities aren’t exactly known as hotbeds of innovation. In fact, they’re quite the opposite. They move slowly, they are very conservative, and they need approval from state regulators to make any significant changes to their businesses. So the idea of a utility monopolizing the EV charging experience in its service area makes a lot… Read more »

BMW and EVgo expand ChargeNow program with 500 CCS DC fast chargers

As part of its ChargeNow DC Fast program, BMW of North America is supporting EVgo’s installation of an additional 500 DC Fast Combo chargers. The first phase of ChargeNow DC Fast saw the installation of 100 EVgo DC fast charging stations throughout California, which BMW i3 owners can access for free with their ChargeNow cards…. Read more »

ROEV Association aims to enable seamless access to public charging

A charge is becoming easier to find – there are now around 19,000 public, networked EV charging ports in the US – however, to use all the available chargers, EV owners may need to have accounts with several networks, which means carrying multiple access cards and using different mobile apps to find stations. There’s a… Read more »

The Electric Vehicle Charging Association, a new trade group for the charging industry

Several prominent firms in the EV charging industry have formed the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA), a non-profit trade association created to encourage continued innovation in the field, advocate for pro-EV policies, and serve as a resource for information and expertise. The founding members of EVCA are ABM, ChargePoint, Clean Fuel Connection, Envision Solar, EV… Read more »

Georgia Power installs 11 public chargers at company facilities

The EV charging scene is in its infancy, and industry observers offer a wide range of opinions as to the best locations and pricing models for public chargers. Georgia Power is betting that EV drivers will travel to its company offices to pay for charging. The utility has opened 11 new public charging stations, the… Read more »

California regulators put the brakes on PG&E’s plan for vast EV charging station deployment

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) probably has the most EVs in its service territory of any utility in the country – some 65,000, or 20 percent of the US total, according to a spokesman. The company wants to build an enormous deployment of 25,100 charging stations in northern and central California – the… Read more »

Los Angeles launches low-income EV car-sharing pilot

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has offered $1.6 million to the city of Los Angeles to set up a pilot EV car-sharing program in disadvantaged communities. The program’s goal is to serve 7,000 residents. The project will fulfill one of the mandates of the Charge Ahead California Initiative, a package of pro-electromobility measures enacted… Read more »