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Posts Tagged: Electrify America

New Genesis GV60 to come with 3 years of free charging from Electrify America

Buyers of the 2023 GV60 electric SUV will receive 3 years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions on the Electrify America public charging network. GV60 drivers will be able to locate and access charging stations via the Electrify America mobile app. Electrify America’s network includes some 800 charging stations, comprised of about 3,500 individual chargers. It… Read more »

Bank of America to offer Electrify America ultra-fast charging stations at 90 locations

Bank of America and Electrify America have announced plans to greatly expand the number of B of A financial centers equipped with charging stations by the end of 2023. Bank of America’s collaboration with Electrify America began in 2019. At last count, B of A has 192 individual chargers at 51 locations in California, Florida,… Read more »

New solar project will power 100% of Electrify America’s charging network—and then some

Electrify America has entered into a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Terra-Gen, a provider of utility-scale renewable energy projects, to build a solar photovoltaic generation project in San Bernardino County, California. The new installation, dubbed Electrify America Solar Glow, is targeted to be operational by mid-2023, and is expected to generate 75 MW… Read more »

Electrify America delivers 1.45 million charging sessions in 2021—up from 268,000 in 2020

Charging network Electrify America provided 1.45 million customer charging sessions in 2021—a colossal increase from the 268,000 it recorded in 2020. The company dispensed 41 GWh of energy in 2021, and estimates that this represents more than 145 million EV miles driven, and 5.7 million gallons of gas saved. Electrify America currently has 800 EV… Read more »

Electrify America now offers kWh pricing for charging in 30 states

Should public charging providers charge by the minute, or by the kilowatt-hour? Most agree that the per-kWh system is fairer, as it charges the customer for the energy that’s actually dispensed, and isn’t dependent on charging speed, over which the customer has no control. The per-minute pricing model persists in some states, because of state… Read more »

Electrify America upgrades charging stations with solar canopies, battery storage, more customer amenities

Electrify America has announced “a new design vision” for some of its future charging stations, and will soon introduce a next-generation charger with updates to improve the charging experience.   EA says its Charging Station of the Future will add design and comfort elements such as solar canopies and awnings, customer waiting areas and other customer-focused… Read more »

Kia EV6 buyers to receive 1,000 kWh free charging from Electrify America

Buyers of the new Kia EV6 will receive 1,000 kWh of complimentary charging at any Electrify America station across the US—which translates to approximately 3,500 to 4,000 miles of electric driving—within three years from the date of purchase. EV6 buyers will receive an enrollment code through the Kia Connect in-car telematics system, and will be… Read more »

BMW EV buyers to receive two years of free charging from Electrify America

BMW of North America and Electrify America have announced an agreement to provide 2022 BMW EV customers with two years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions at all Electrify America public charging stations. The program will launch with the sale of the new BMW iX xDrive50, BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50 in March. Customers… Read more »

2021 EV Charging Infrastructure Benchmark: Electrify America top digital platform, Tesla Superchargers top location experience

This year, Blink and Tesla Superchargers were added to the list of charging networks tested in 2020: Electrify America, EVgo, ChargePoint, EV Connect and Greenlots.  Electrify America earned the top score in the Digital Platform category, as well as the top combined score for both categories. Tesla Superchargers received the top score in the Charging… Read more »

Electrify America uses Tesla Powerpacks to provide 30 MW of energy storage at 140 fast charging stations

Electrify America has installed on-site, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems at over 140 DC fast charging stations around the country, representing a total energy storage capacity of more than 30 megawatts. Electrek reports that these storage systems are Tesla Powerpacks. In 2019, the two companies announced a deal to deploy Powerpacks at over 100 EA… Read more »