Blink Charging, an operator of EV charging services, is now listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols BLNK and BLNKW. To commemorate the event, Executive Chairman Michael D. Farkas and CEO Mike Calise got to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. Blink’s previously announced underwritten public offering raised over $18 million, which the company… Read more »
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Blink charging stations to be restored to 30-Amp capacity
Florida-based CarCharging, which inherited the Blink public charging network from bankrupt ECOtality, has announced plans to upgrade its chargers, restoring the amperage from 24 Amps to its maximum capacity of 30 Amps. About two years ago, users began to report of problems with Blink level 2 charging stations at power levels above 3.3 kW. ECOtality… Read more »
Blink Network introduces kWh-based pricing
The Car Charging Group has announced that it will introduce kWh-based pricing on charging stations in its Blink Network in states where such pricing models are permitted. 12 states, including California, New York and Florida, plus the District of Columbia, currently allow the energy-based pricing model. With kWh pricing, EV drivers pay fees based on… Read more »
Car Charging to integrate Nissan DC Fast Chargers with the Blink Network
Car Charging Group (OTCQB: CCGI) has partnered with software and service company Gridscape Solutions to integrate Nissan’s DC Fast Chargers with the Blink Network, which CarCharging acquired in 2013. Gridscape will design a turnkey hardware and software solution to integrate the Nissan chargers with the Blink Network, giving charging service hosts the opportunity to select… Read more »
CarCharging resumes sales of the Blink HQ Level 2 residential charger
Miami Beach-based Car Charging Group (OTCQB: CCGI), which recently acquired the assets of bankrupt ECOtality, has resumed sales of the Blink HQ, a Level 2 residential EV charger. The 240-Volt, 30-Amp Blink HQ features a delay timer, an 18-foot cable and a hanger bracket, and comes with a 12-month warranty. It’s compatible with all EVs… Read more »
Chargepoint offers trade-in credit to Blink charger operators
As some analysts are predicting spectacular growth in the public charging market, something of a Wild West atmosphere is developing. Last month, Ecotality, one of the country’s largest network operators, filed for bankruptcy. Last week, Florida-based Car Charging Group announced that it would purchase Ecotality’s Blink charging network. Now Chargepoint, another giant network, is looking… Read more »
CarCharging to purchase ECOtality’s Blink assets
Blink Acquisition, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) has submitted the winning bid to purchase the Blink charging network from ECOtality, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September. The deal makes Miami Beach-based CarCharging one of the world’s largest public charging networks. “Since our inception, CarCharging’s intent has been to… Read more »
One million charges for ECOtality’s Blink
San Francisco-based ECOtality, the project manager of The EV Project, announced this week that it has delivered one million residential EV charge events with its Blink Chargers.
EV Project offers free Blink chargers in three new cities
ECOtality will offer its Blink charging stations free to residents and commercial host sites in the Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia metropolitan areas.
ABB agrees to use ECOtality’s Blink EV charging network
The Blink Network lets EV charging providers integrate with utilities and other third parties to facilitate energy management.