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Posts Tagged: Electrify America

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 »

Order chow while you charge—Electrify America opens huge new charging station at California shopping mall

Electrify America has opened one of its largest charging stations to date at the Westfield Valley Fair shopping center in Santa Clara, California.  The location features 14 ultra-fast chargers offering power levels of 150-350 kW. Solar canopies above the chargers will provide customers with protection from the elements and reduce electricity draw from the local… Read more »

Electrify America to provide charging infrastructure, including on-site generation and storage, for NFI drayage trucks at California ports

Electrify America and logistics provider NFI Industries have announced plans for a major charging infrastructure project to support a fleet of heavy-duty electric trucks. NFI plans to deploy 60 battery-electric drayage trucks, which will be used to transport containers between the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and NFI’s Ontario, California facility. Electrify America… Read more »

Electrify America to phase out new CHAdeMO installations from 2022

The charging standards war ended in 2020, when Nissan announced that it would abandon the CHAdeMO DC fast charging standard in favor of the competing CCS standard. The only new plug-in vehicle on sale in the US that still uses CHAdeMO is the low-volume Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. [Editor’s note: There’s also the 2021 LEAF, which… Read more »

Electrify America’s Boost Plan to more than double the size of its charging network by 2025

Electrify America was established in 2016 with a budget of $2 billion to invest in EV infrastructure over 10 years. As of May, it had 600 public charging stations with 2,600 individual fast chargers in operation across the US, and it plans to have about 800 stations and 3,500 chargers up and running by the… Read more »

Electrify Home’s new HomeStation Level 2 charger

Electrify Home, the home charging division of Electrify America, has released its fastest Level 2 home charger to date. The new HomeStation offers 9.6 kW of power at 40 amps, and can be installed in a 40- 32- or 16-amp configuration. Choosing the appropriate amperage may help to avoid an expensive upgrade to a home’s… Read more »

Electrify America details plan to invest $200 million more in EVSE, ports and EV education

Electrify America has committed to invest $800 million in EVSE and education programs in California, in four cycles over 10 years. Now the company has unveiled Cycle 3 of its California ZEV Investment Plan, which will invest another $200 million over the next 30 months. Building on its experience deploying EV infrastructure in California over… Read more »

Electrify America opens 600 public fast charging stations in less than 3 years

Electrify America is on a roll—less than 3 years after opening its first charging station in Chicopee, Massachusetts, the company now operates 600 public charging stations, with 2,600 individual fast chargers, across the continental US. EA will build on this momentum by adding its first stations in Hawaii, South Dakota, Wyoming and Vermont, bringing its… Read more »

Electrify America partners with Jeep to provide charging stations at off-road trailheads

Rivian isn’t the only company that has visions of electric off-roading (or off-road EVing?). Following the launch of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid, Jeep has announced a partnership with Electrify America to create the Jeep 4xe Charging Network. The new network will consist of Jeep-branded EV charging stations at or near the trailheads… Read more »

Lucid Air buyers get 3 years of free charging from Electrify America

It’s de rigueur these days for automakers to offer a free charging package with a new EV as an added sweetener, to allay drivers’ understandable concern about public charging. Now Lucid Motors has announced that “all Lucid Air reservations made by the end of 2021 will get complimentary access to unlimited charging of up to… Read more »