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eVgo rapidly building out California charging network

NRG eVgo is moving full speed ahead with its plans to deploy a vast public EV charging network in California. This week the company, a subsidiary of NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG), announced that it has partnerships and agreements in place to build more than 200 DC fast charging “Freedom Stations” (15 are already operational). “We… Read more »

eVgo offers convenient EV charging solution for multifamily properties

Sequoia Equities, a major manager of multifamily properties on the West Coast, has partnered with NRG eVgo to provide EV charging to 28 apartment communities across California. Knowing that EV charging can influence a consumer’s choice of a place to live, Sequoia has selected eVgo’s Ready for Electric Vehicle (REV) program, a solution intended to… Read more »

NRG eVgo unveils US dual-standard charging station

Well shucks, it looks like there’s not going to be a war after all – EVSE manufacturers and providers are simply sidestepping the SAE-vs-CHAdeMO issue by installing charging spots that support both standards. NRG eVgo has installed what it says is the first dual-standard charging station in the US at San Diego’s largest mall. The… Read more »

eVgo opens first California charging station – and thereby hangs a tale

NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go) has announced the opening of a public charging station at Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City, California. The new Freedom Station offers both level 2 and DC fast charging, and is the first of seven such sites that eVgo plans to open at Kimco Realty-owned  retail centers (NYSE:KIM) in California this year…. Read more »

Two thirds of Ford dealers opt to get certified to sell EVs, install public DC fast chargers

Auto dealers are widely considered to be a bottleneck for EV adoption, but it doesn’t have to be that way. EV-savvy automakers such as VW, GM, and Ford have no plans (that we know of) to abandon the dealership model, but they are taking steps to make sure their dealers have the assets they need… Read more »

Pilot says it has a lot to learn while deploying 2,000 DC fast charging stations at 500 US travel centers

There’s no question that the convenience store/gas station industry sees public EV charging as a major new business opportunity—a 2022 survey by Boston Consulting Group found that 95% of US fuel retailers said they’re currently offering or planning to offer EV charging stations (as reported by Utility Dive). However, there is debate over how large… Read more »

Tesla makes its charging connector design and specification files available to all

Yes, Tesla can still do great things. “In pursuit of our mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy, today we are opening our EV connector design to the world,” says the Prodigal Pioneer. “We invite charging network operators and vehicle manufacturers to put the Tesla charging connector and charge port, now called the… Read more »

GM expands Plug and Charge availability

GM is expanding its existing collaboration with charging network EVgo to add Plug and Charge capability to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. Drivers with an EVgo account, active OnStar connected services and the GM app must perform a one-time activation of Plug and Charge within the app. Once activated, they can simply plug in the… Read more »

Consumer survey: drivers very satisfied with EVs, but not with dealership and public charging experiences

Plug In America has released the results of its second national survey of EV consumers. The 8,000 respondents included both current EV owners and consumers who are planning to purchase an EV. Most of the findings were about what one would expect. About 90% of respondents said they were “very likely” (77%) or “likely” (13%)… Read more »