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Posts Tagged: ChargePoint

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 »

Los Angeles launches low-income EV car-sharing pilot

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has offered $1.6 million to the city of Los Angeles to set up a pilot EV car-sharing program in disadvantaged communities. The program’s goal is to serve 7,000 residents. The project will fulfill one of the mandates of the Charge Ahead California Initiative, a package of pro-electromobility measures enacted… 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 »

ChargePoint’s new Express 100 24 kW DC fast charger

ChargePoint has introduced a new addition to its line of EV charging stations. The Express 100 is a compact 24 kW DC fast charger aimed at businesses such as retail locations, restaurants and convenience stores. Earlier this year, the company announced the Express 200, a 50 kW DC fast charger with a maximum charging rate… Read more »

Tritium brings its snazzy Veefil DC fast chargers to the US

Australian-based Tritium has signed an exclusive US contract with ChargePoint to install Tritium’s Veefil DC fast charging stations. The shapely Veefil has a power output of 50 kW, and is available with both SAE Combo and CHAdeMO connectors. The Veefil is designed not only to look cool, but to be light and compact. Its polycarbonate… Read more »

ChargePoint’s CEO on the design of its new residential charging station

In January 2009, ChargePoint installed its first charging station in downtown San Jose, California. Five years later, the company is the king of the charging networks and boasts over 20,000 charging spots in North America. The company has a staggeringly high attach rate for new plug-in vehicle drivers. Somewhere between 70 and 80 percent of… Read more »

ChargePoint has a staggeringly high attach rate with new plug-in vehicle buyers, and it’s accelerating

ChargePoint is the latest entrant into the crowded residential charging station market. The ChargePoint Home was announced in January, and later this year when it goes on sales, it will begin vying for a spot on garage walls up against multinational conglomerates and long-established EVSE companies like ABB, AeroVironment, Bosch, ClipperCreek, Eaton, GE, Leviton, Lite-On,… Read more »

The charging port-to-EV ratio: residential versus commercial

You may have noticed that just about every electrical supply equipment manufacturer thrust into the home charging business as the EV market developed over the last few years.  However, only a handful stuck their toes into the networked-public-charging pond – and some quickly decided that the water was too cold to swim in, and scaled… Read more »

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 »