Electrify America selects Black & Veatch as charging station developer

Electrify America, which was formed as part of VW’s penance for the Dirty Diesel Debacle, has a pot of $2 billion to invest over 10 years in EVSE. The company plans to deploy more than 2,000 chargers across 484 sites in 17 metropolitan areas and on highways in 39 states in the first of four… Read more »

NewMotion expands European footprint, partnering with leasing firm Arval

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Smart charging solution provider NewMotion, which currently has more than 30,000 private charge points across the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, is expanding further into Europe in a new partnership with vehicle leasing firm Arval. Norway will be the next country to join NewMotion’s empire, followed by another four European countries in the second… Read more »

New Jersey utility proposes to invest $300 million in EV infrastructure, $100 million in energy storage

New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), the state’s largest utility, has revealed plans to invest $300 million in smart EV infrastructure, along with $100 million in utility-scale energy storage projects and $2.5 billion in energy efficiency measures. The company will file the plan with the state Board of Public Utilities later this year. The… Read more »

Electrify America partners with Simon to install fast chargers at 30 US shopping centers

Electrify America is teaming up with mall operator Simon Property Group to install DC fast charging stations at more than 30 Simon properties throughout the US. The first installation will open in June at Gulfport Premium Outlets in Gulfport, Mississippi. Other locations soon to be electrified include malls in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ontario, Orlando,… Read more »

CPUC approves $738 million in EV charging projects for California utilities

The US is soon going to be seriously wired for electric driving, at least on the coasts. The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) has approved a portfolio of EV charging projects worth a cool $738 million for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE), perhaps the… Read more »

New York State announces $250-million initiative to expand EV infrastructure

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New York is getting serious about going electric. The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has launched a new $250-million initiative called Evolve NY that will seek to create private sector partnerships to accelerate EV adoption throughout the state. Evolve NY is part of the Governor’s Charge NY 2.0 initiative, which has a goal of installing… Read more »