Posts Tagged: EVgo

EVgo equips public fast chargers with second-life batteries

Charging network operator EVgo has integrated second-life BMW i3 batteries into a public DC fast charging station. The batteries will store energy from the grid generated during peak solar hours and later use that stored energy for charging during periods of high demand. Following a pilot program at the University of California San Diego (UCSD),… Read more »

EVgo simplifies pricing for the largest public fast charging network in the US

EVgo has the highest number of CHAdeMO and CCS fast chargers of any charging network in the US – currently over 1,000 DCFCs in 66 markets. That makes it the largest public fast charging network capable of serving every EV made by the major automakers, as well as any Tesla Model S or X with… Read more »

EVgo and Maven Gig announce dedicated fast charging network for on-demand drivers

GM hopes to remain relevant in the new car-sharing gig economy – its Maven Gig service allows drivers for ride sharing and delivery services to lease GM vehicles, including Chevy Bolt EVs. Now Maven has announced an agreement with fast charging network operator EVgo to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network for Maven Gig… Read more »

EVgo cuts prices for fast charging

Charging network operator EVgo has announced reduced and simplified pricing that goes into effect immediately. The new pricing policy offers two options: the Pay As You Go plan offers a per-minute rate with no additional session fees; the Membership plan has a $9.99/month fee and offers EVgo’s lowest per-minute rate. Pricing will vary by region…. Read more »

EVgo’s record year: 40 million miles worth of fast charges

Charging network operator EVgo enjoyed a record year in 2017. Its network of chargers powered 40 million miles worth of electric driving, almost double the 22 million EV miles charged in 2016. The Evgo network expanded by 20%, and now has over 1,000 DC fast chargers across 66 markets nationwide. Network usage set a record… Read more »

EVgo’s new mobile app starts a DC fast charge with just a swipe

Fast charging network EVgo has released a new mobile app for iOS and Android devices, designed to provide EV drivers with convenient access to its network of over 980 DC fast chargers. The new app, developed in partnership with charging solution provider Driivz, enables drivers to start a charging session with no need for an… Read more »