Posts Tagged: EVgo

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 »

eVgo offers convenient EV charging solution for multifamily properties

Sequoia Equities, a major manager of multifamily properties on the West Coast, has partnered with NRG eVgo to provide EV charging to 28 apartment communities across California. Knowing that EV charging can influence a consumer’s choice of a place to live, Sequoia has selected eVgo’s Ready for Electric Vehicle (REV) program, a solution intended to… Read more »

Honda joins V2G demo project

Honda has joined a demonstration project for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing energy storage to the electrical grid while providing a financial incentive to EV drivers. Partners in the ev2g project include: the University of Delaware; NRG Energy; BMW, which is providing 15 MINI Es; Milbank Manufacturing, which is providing charging stations based on… Read more »

NRG eVgo unveils US dual-standard charging station

Well shucks, it looks like there’s not going to be a war after all – EVSE manufacturers and providers are simply sidestepping the SAE-vs-CHAdeMO issue by installing charging spots that support both standards. NRG eVgo has installed what it says is the first dual-standard charging station in the US at San Diego’s largest mall. The… Read more »

eVgo opens first California charging station – and thereby hangs a tale

NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go) has announced the opening of a public charging station at Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City, California. The new Freedom Station offers both level 2 and DC fast charging, and is the first of seven such sites that eVgo plans to open at Kimco Realty-owned  retail centers (NYSE:KIM) in California this year…. Read more »

Nissan plans to triple number of US quick chargers

At last week’s Washington Auto Show, Nissan outlined a strategy to deploy at least 500 quick-charging stations over the next 18 months, which it says will triple the public quick-charging infrastructure in the US. The company is obviously hoping that giving drivers additional charging options will increase public interest in EVs, and lead to more… Read more »

California judge throws out ECOtality lawsuit against Public Utility Commission

A California appeals judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by EV charging station provider ECOtality against the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC). ECOtality was trying to stop the CPUC from funding a charging network set up by competitor EVgo. It’s bad news for ECOtality, but is it good news for California EV drivers? Let’s… Read more »