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The California EV Alliance announced that the California Energy Commission today awarded $474,052 for the deployment of EV charging infrastructure in the San Francisco Bay Area. A consortium of EV industry leaders developed the Bay Area Charge Ahead Project to deploy 37 charging stations -- and a total of 74 individual charge ports -- across 18 locations in 10 municipalities. The consortium led by the California EV Alliance includes ChargePoint, ABM, the Bay Area Climate Collaborative, and ten municipalities. Read More


ChargePoint, the largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, announced today that it has secured an additional $22.6 million in funding. ChargePoint has now raised over $110 million from leading investors,including Rho Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), BraemarEnergy Ventures, Siemens Venture Capital GmbH, Voyager Capital and BMW. Read More


SchneiderElectric, a global specialist in energy management, and ChargePoint® today announced a collaboration to unveil Schneider Electric’s newEVlink™cloud connected charging stations with the ChargePoint network. This new offer includes hardware, software, ChargePoint connectivity and advanced services such as installation, deployment planning, project management and ongoing maintenance. Together Schneider Electric andChargePoint deliver a complete EV charging station experience for host station owners and EV drivers. With this partnership, SchneiderElectric makes it easier for EV drivers and station owners to leverage ChargePoint, the world’s largest and most open EV charging network. Read More



Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful “No Charge to Charge” promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new NissanLEAF. In total, Nissan will launch “NoCharge to Charge” in 25 U. S. markets, which are currently responsible for more than 80 percent of Nissan LEAF sales. Read More




ChargePoint, the largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the nation has joined the San Francisco Giants as a sponsor for the 2014 season. AT&T Park, the home of the Giants, currently has 4 ChargePoint public ports. In 2012, AT&T Park became the first ballpark in the country to offer public EV Charging. Read More



Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint – the company with the nation’s largest and most open electric vehicle charging network – released the following statement on yesterday’s announcement from the EPA to cut auto emissions. Read More