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EVgo Demonstrates Viable Business Model As Owner-Operator Of Fast-Charging Network

July 14th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

At this relatively early stage of the EV transformation, no organizational structure for a charging-station operator has emerged that meets the needs of every location. It is unlikely that any single solution will prove a perfect fit everywhere, as each has its strengths and weaknesses. EVgo* has advanced an approach as a non-utility system owner-operator that has garnered national reach — in fact, the EVgo network is currently the largest public fast charging network in the United States


Vegas, Baby! Los Angeles To Vegas & Back In A Tesla Model 3 — 8 Hours Of Driving & 70 Minutes Of Charging

July 7th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Road trips rarely consist of scripted fueling stops, nicely packed sack lunches, and firm itineraries, so when EV enthusiast Dennis Pascual and I decided to make the 540-mile run from Los Angeles, California to Las Vegas, Nevada and back, we intentionally shot from the hip. The quintessential road trip from LA to Vegas is a staple coming-of-age trip that thousands of youngsters embark on every week


EVgo, ChargePoint, & EV Connect Enter Into New Interoperability Agreement

June 18th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Three of the largest charging networks in the United States are partnering on a new interoperability agreement that makes charging at public charging stations even easier. EVgo, ChargePoint, and EV Connect have inked a groundbreaking agreement that adds 500 fast charging stations in the US to EVgo's existing 750 fast charging stations


Renewables Secured: EVgo Contracts 100% Renewables For Customer Charging

May 8th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

EVgo has become the first EV charging network in the United States to contract 100% of the energy needed to power its customers with renewable energy this week. This was made possible thanks to a host of new renewable energy purchase contracts and Renewable Energy Credit purchases that all of the electricity consumed by customers on its charging network directly support renewable energy generation


10 Big EV Charging Stories — #NewsBonanza

January 2nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The EV charging stories have been building up, so here we go with another #NewsBonanza. Below are 10 notable EV charging stations we couldn't make time for, followed by 16 big EV charging stories we did cover before now


Google Maps Now Features EV Charging Stations #NewsQuickie

December 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

OK, this isn't the hottest news on the planet, but if you missed it, it may be helpful to know that Google Maps now enthusiastically jumps to your service if you're looking for an EV charging station ... which sort of steps all over PlugShare's toes, but is admittedly a big help for many electric car drivers, especially newbies who knew enough to get a Tesla Model 3 but know very little otherwise about EV life and apps


Ultra-Fast Chargers Come To California

December 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

350 kW ultra fast chargers are coming even though there are no electric cars currently available that can take advantage of that much power. The newest rapid chargers are located in California


8 Keys To Eliminating EV Range Anxiety On Long Road Trips (Part 3)

September 29th, 2018 | by Loren McDonald

Road trips are a make or break factor for mass adoption of electric vehicles in the US. Unlike much of Europe and many other parts of the world, the US does not have a train system that connects most cities in the country (Amtrak in the Northeast being an exception). As such, most Americans either fly or rely on their cars when they go on vacation to Disneyland or Disney World, to visit relatives a few states away, or to take their child to college hundreds of miles away


EVgo Brings On 3 New Executives

September 27th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

EVgo, the nation's largest public EV fast charging network, recently added several more executives as it undergoes a new growth phase. Jonathan Levy, VP for Strategic Initiatives at EVgo, answered some questions about the new staff for CleanTechnica


EVgo Explores Potential Of Second-Life EV Batteries At Fast Charging Stations

July 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Second-life batteries are all the rage in the clean tech space right now as companies rush to define new business models that maximize the effort put into the initial construction of the battery, as well as the value extracted throughout their primary, secondary, and maybe tertiary use cases. EVgo has announced that it is getting into the game as well, with the addition of second-life batteries to its grid-tied public fast charging systems.


Electric Car Fast Charging Is Evolving … Fast! Buckle Up & Listen To #Electrifying Webinar With EVgo

May 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The electric car market is on a continuous growth curve in the United States as elsewhere. Sales of over a dozen major plug-in car models equaled year-over-year growth of 37% in the first trimester of the year, with the fully electric models seeing 45.5% growth. Meanwhile, there are hundreds of thousands of Tesla Model 3 reservations waiting to be filled. With so many electric cars rolling onto our streets day after day, that also means increasing need for places to charge. And, to some degree, it means much more need for fast charging


How To Find EV Charging Stations, How Charging Works

April 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Plug-in vehicle drivers have more options than ever when it comes time to find a plug-in vehicle charging outlet. In the US, charging network operators such as ChargePoint and EVgo have developed robust smartphone apps that make finding a station within the network easy. In other countries, there are often similar networks with their own apps for local drivers



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