Posts Tagged: ChargePoint

California bill gives renters the right to install charging stations

The California legislature has passed a bill designed to make it easier for property renters to install EV charging stations. Assembly Bill 2565 will give tenants the right to install charging stations at their homes or businesses if the tenant is willing to pay installation costs. Under current law, lease restrictions may add financial burdens… 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 »

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 »

ChargePoint offers trade-in credit on dual port-charging station

ChargePoint is offering a trade-in credit of up to $1,250 to customers who upgrade to the company’s new dual-port CT4000 charging station. Designed to address both the cost of installation and the growing demand for charging spots, the CT4000 series includes a power sharing feature, which allows a single circuit to power a dual-port charging… Read more »

New incentives for San Diego multifamily property owners to install EV chargers

EVs and their chargers are a perfect fit for single-family homeowners with garages, but for condo and apartment dwellers, charging is often a challenge (a recent Charged article explored this issue). Carports can be located far from electrical service lines, homeowners’ association rules may discourage charger installation, and electricity may be billed on common meters…. Read more »

ChargePoint launches new financing program for EV charging stations

It’s one of the hottest trends in green tech: offering creative financing to get around the problem of high upfront equipment costs. EV charging giant ChargePoint is the latest to take advantage of this idea, partnering with Key Equipment Finance to launch a $100 million lease-to-own program for EV charging stations. The new offer will… Read more »