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How will ChargePoint Home integrate with Nest? More details revealed

ChargePoint is the operator of North America’s largest public EV charging network with over 20,000 “places to charge.” In January, the company announced the launch of its new residential charging station. ChargePoint Home plugs into a standard 240 V outlet and is rated for either 16 or 32 amps. The unit will have interchangeable cords… Read more »

BMW and Volkswagen partner with ChargePoint to create fast charging corridors on East and West Coasts

One indicator of an automaker’s seriousness about EVs may be its willingness to invest a substantial amount in charging infrastructure, as Nissan and Tesla have done. This week, BMW and Volkswagen, together with ChargePoint, announced an initiative to create express charging corridors on the east and west coasts of the US. In the initial phase,… Read more »

ChargePoint unveils home charging station

ChargePoint, which operates a vast public charging network, is now targeting the residential market with the launch of its new home EV charging station. ChargePoint Home is a small and sleek unit – with a footprint about the size of the average tablet – that plugs into a standard 240 V outlet and can be… Read more »

ChargePoint partners with solar installer Sun Edison

ChargePoint, which operates one of the world’s largest public charging networks, plans to extend its empire into the home, in conjunction with solar installer Sun Edison. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal’s Venture Capital Dispatch, CEO Pasquale Romano explained the synergies between EV charging and solar energy. “The reason we partnered with Sun… Read more »

ChargePoint adds option to pay for charging with PayPal

Public charging network ChargePoint has added PayPal as an option for EV drivers to pay for charging. It’s a natural partnership, according to ChargePoint, as both companies are “revolutionizing traditional industries.” PayPal is a supporter of electromobility, and has installed 34 ChargePoint stations at its San Jose campus. Drivers who choose the PayPal option will… Read more »

ChargePoint updates its public charging app

A charging station locater app is a must-have for any EV driver. One of the most popular is the one offered by the ChargePoint network, which includes not only stations that are members of its own network, but over 33,000 charging spots from all major charging networks. The company has released a new version of… Read more »

VW partners with Bosch and ChargePoint to offer charging services for e-Golf buyers

Volkswagen has announced partnerships with two firms to provide charging services for its new e-Golf EV, which will go on sale in the US later this year as a 2015 model. VW selected Bosch Automotive Service Solutions to supply and install home charging stations for e-Golf buyers, and ChargePoint to provide VW-branded stations to e-Golf… Read more »

ChargePoint (sort of) back in the picture as Nissan launches No Charge to Charge program

Nissan has launched its No Charge to Charge program, which offers new LEAF buyers (and lessees) two years of free public charging, in 10 metro areas around the country. These 10 markets have around 2,600 public charging stations, including over 200 quick chargers. Nissan plans to expand the deal to at least 15 more US… Read more »

ChargePoint public chargers are more numerous than McDonald’s

One of the top reasons people cite for not buying an EV is a lack of charging stations. But as the number of public chargers explodes, that’s looking more and more like a lack of information. In fact, there are a lot of public charging stations out there, especially in the more EV-savvy regions of… Read more »

ChargePoint pulls out of Nissan’s EZ-Charge program, spoiling launch party

If you’ve seen our latest print issue of Charged, on bookshelves now (and available for online here), you may have read the cover story about Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program and the EZ-Charge Card, a single convenient card that would give LEAF drivers access to multiple charging networks. Well, not so fast… One of… Read more »