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ChargePoint Services acquires Hampshire and Cornwall charging networks

UK charging operator ChargePoint Services (not to be confused with the US firm ChargePoint) has purchased SSE’s interest in an EV charging network in Hampshire and Cornwall. ChargePoint’s Genie platform already provided back office management for the network, which includes 23 tri-header 50 kW rapid chargers and 28 twin-socket fast chargers. The GeniePoint Network charges… Read more »

BMW, Volkswagen and ChargePoint complete DC fast charging corridors in US

The Express Charging Corridors Initiative, a collaboration of BMW, Volkswagen and charging operator ChargePoint, has installed a network of 95 DC fast charging stations along the most heavily-trafficked highways on the East and West Coasts of the US. The corridors run primarily along I-95 on the East Coast, enabling EV travel from Boston through New… Read more »

ChargePoint launches updated hardware and management platform targeting fleet operators

Large corporate and government vehicle fleets are increasingly turning to plug-in vehicles to take advantage of dramatically lower fuel, operating and maintenance costs. For the fleet manager, however, the EV infrastructure world is a lot more complicated than it is for gas or CNG vehicles, which can use a single refueling depot. In spite of… Read more »

ChargePoint proposed for contract to install California fast charging stations

CLARIFICATION: ChargePoint is one of four companies chosen by the California Energy Commission among 35 applications to install chargers along Interstate 5, Highway 99 and US Route 101. The other companies who successfully bid on the contracts are NRG EV Services, Recargo and EV Connect. The contracts have been recommended by CEC staff, but have… Read more »

ChargePoint Places lets businesses offer special promotions to EV drivers

Network operator ChargePoint has launched a new program that aims to help businesses attract affluent EV owners. ChargePoint Places allows retail and hospitality companies that offer EV charging to create exclusive offers that ChargePoint then promotes to its members. EV drivers are a coveted market segment – according to ChargePoint, 85 percent have higher than… Read more »

ChargePoint Home Review

ChargePoint, the operator of North America’s largest public EV charging network with nearly 25,000 “charging spots”, has developed a new residential charging product called ChargePoint Home. I was given the opportunity to test and review this over the last month, and overall, I’m very impressed. The home-based charger I was provided included a 25 charging foot cord… Read more »

ChargePoint and Constellation offer EVSE to business with no upfront cost

Network operator ChargePoint has partnered with Constellation, a provider of energy management services, to allow businesses to purchase ChargePoint charging stations – including installation and service – through their existing Constellation electricity or gas supply agreements. Constellation’s Efficiency Made Easy program enables its commercial and industrial supply customers to implement various types of energy efficiency… Read more »

ChargePoint Home residential EV charger goes on sale

ChargePoint is the champion of public charging, with over 23,800 charging spots in North America, and an impressive attach rate among new plug-in vehicle buyers. The company has set its sights on the residential market (Charged discussed the details with CEO Pasquale Romano in our January/February issue), and its new line of ChargePoint Home chargers… Read more »

IES-Synergy connects Keywatt 24 kW DC fast charger to the ChargePoint Network

IES-Synergy has added its latest IES DC Fast Charger to the ChargePoint Network through ChargePoint’s OnRamp program. The company’s Keywatt 24 kW DC SAE Combo fast charger charges at a maximum rate of 100 miles of range per hour, allowing drivers to charge their EVs to 80% in 30 minutes. The ChargePoint Network handles authentication,… Read more »

ChargePoint’s home chargers to go on sale this summer, starting at $499

ChargePoint has built an enormous electrical empire since installing its first public charging station in 2009. The company now boasts over 20,000 charging spots in North America, and between 70 and 80 percent of all new plug-in vehicle buyers sign up for an account. Now this champion of charging has set its sights on the… Read more »