News and Updates

News and Updates

ChargePoint today applauded the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for its unanimous vote to authorize San Diego Gas & Electric to develop a pilot program to deploy 3,500 electric vehicle charging stations in the San Diego area. This comes on the heels of a separate CPUC decision two weeks ago to approve a ground-breaking proposal from Southern California Edison to deploy 1,500 charging stations across its territory.

Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today issued the following statement applauding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his $9 million commitment to the Charge NY program, which will support up to 800 more EV charging stations around the state, and his plan to deploy DC fast chargers at rest stops along the Thruway to facilitate long-distance travel between New York City and Albany

Electric vehicles (EVs) were a hot topic at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21, in Paris this December. A parking lot full of COP21 branded Renault-Nissan EVs and bright green charging stations greeted delegates from around the world on their way in to the conference center at Le Bourget. Renault-Nissan’s electric car service allowed conference attendees to book an electric ride from the conference center to select hotels, helping many passionate environmentalists try the climate friendly technology.

With over 25,000 charging locations, ChargePoint is the world's largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network. Whether it’s at home, at work, around town, or out of town, ChargePoint offers everything an EV driver needs to charge their car conveniently wherever they are and wherever they go. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, ChargePoint is bringing all of its services and products with them to prove they’ve built the network that has made EV charging everywhere life happens.

The newest program from ChargePoint, ChargePoint Places, connects participating businesses to the largest community of electric vehicle (EV) drivers and provides EV drivers access to exclusive offers from destinations that offer charging. ChargePoint Places in a unique and innovative program where companies in retail and hospitality can increase their sales by promoting special offers and experiences to ChargePoint’s extensive community of EV drivers.

ChargePoint will be honored by the United Nations this December during this year's Conference of the Parties (COP) 21 event in Paris. ChargePoint was selected as a Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity for its transformational approach to tackling climate change. By giving drivers access to the largest network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, ChargePoint facilitates the transition to EVs, which substantially reduce climate change causing emissions from driving.

Leaders from the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, technology and services industry announced today the formation of the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA), a not-for-profit trade association created to achieve clean transportation by advancing continued innovation in the EV charging industry. EVCA, the first coalition in California and the nation to promote the EV charging industry, concurrently announced release of The State of the Charge, a report documenting the charging industry’s rapid growth in California and the significant economic opportunity it presents for the state.

On Monday, ChargePoint will be joined by a diverse group of sustainability, facilities, and technology executives, civic leaders and entrepreneurs at the Verge 2015 Interconnect conference in San Jose. As part of their role at the conference, ChargePoint will be participating in the world’s largest interactive and temporary Microgrid – a living, vivid demonstration of the future of distributed energy generation, smart systems and resilience.

Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today commended California Governor Jerry Brown for signing AB 1236 and Assembly members David Chiu and Evan Low for their leadership in proliferating access to EV charging stations in an effort to accelerate EV adoption. AB 1236 (Chiu and Low) streamlines the permitting process for EV charging stations.

Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, joined California Governor Jerry Brown at today’s signing of Senate Bill 350. This landmark legislation is committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through new and expanded policies promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and the electrification of transportation. Romano issued the following statement: