Posts Tagged: Car Charging Group

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 »

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 »

Car Charging Group raises $6 million in new funding

Car Charging Group, the Florida-based provider of EV charging services, has closed an offering of convertible preferred securities and warrants, and raised net proceeds of up to $6 million from current institutional shareholders. Two million of the funds were delivered at closing, with the remainder to be disbursed upon achievement of operating milestones over the… Read more »

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 »

Will Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program drive LEAF sales?

Image above courtesy of WSDOT/Flickr Nissan and NRG eVgo have pioneered a multi-network consortium to make topping up the bestselling EV a considerable re-LEAF. When Nissan last graced the Charged cover (March/April 2013 issue), the company was picking itself up and dusting itself off. Its LEAF had taken a shellacking in the press after the… 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 »

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 »

CarCharging adds two public charging stations on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Miami Beach-based Car Charging Group (OTCQB:CCGI) has added two Pennsylvania locations to its network of over 13,000 charging points. The new public chargers, located at the Bowmansville and King of Prussia service plazas along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, were made possible through a partnership between the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and the Department of Environmental Protection… 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 »