Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Stations take way EV charge across America

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Three years ago, an unprecedented number of transport the Department of energy announced electrification projects in the framework of the American recovery and Reinvestment Act. Since that time, we have an acceleration of the manufacturing and development of plug - in electric vehicles, batteries and components in America. And because of the advances in technology and increased production, have reduced battery costs by 50%. More recently has the Department the Grand Challenge, a national initiative to reduce the cost of EV everywhere and increase the comfort of electric vehicles. Key to achieving these goals are easy access to charging stations, and thanks to companies like ChargePoint, finding a charger is always more convenient than ever before.

ChargePoint matches 2 charging stations in residential and offices in the United States as part of its ChargePoint America program that was supported with a $15 million grant from the Department of energy and dollar for-dollar by ChargePoint before recently level after completing the installation of 4,600 U.S. manufactured. Level 2 Chargers add usually 10-20 miles on the range of the electric car per hour charge. The company also worked with vehicle manufacturers Chevrolet, Ford, BMW and Nissan to their customers in return for the acquisition of operational data from the charging station at home charging station hardware is free offer. The complete history, see the blog post of energy.

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