SAN DIEGO, Calif. November 6, 2009 — Sequoia Solar a leading San Diego company in the design, installation, and maintenance of turnkey, grid-connected, solar solutions today announced they will unveil their first networked solar-powered electric vehicle charging station. Powered by a combination of the sun and ChargePoint® Networked Charging Stations, Sequoia plans to extend the ChargePoint® Network and their solar technologies throughout San Diego County. Sequoia Solar will unveil the charging station at Sequoia Solar, 343 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA at 2:00pm on November 11, 2009.
Marty Reed, CEO and Founder of Sequoia Solar, said "Today we are taking the next step to upgrade our solar-powered EV charging station to include Coulomb's world-leading networked electric vehicle charging station and further establish the ChargePoint Network throughout San Diego. The marriage of solar-generated electricity and electric vehicle charging is an exciting prospect for us and for the advancement of clean tech and reducing our carbon footprint."
Coulomb Technologies' electric vehicle charging stations address the needs of drivers, utilities, governments, and parking space owners enabling drivers to charge their electric vehicles wherever they live, work and shop. The ChargePoint Network is open to all drivers of plug-in vehicles and provides authentication, management, and real-time control for the networked electric vehicle charging stations through multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet managers, Subscribers, and Utilities. ChargePoint Network unique features include: charging status by SMS text or email notification, location of unoccupied charging stations via smart phones, authenticated access to eliminate energy theft, authorized energizing for safety, and Smart Grid integration for utility load management with future V2G capabilities. The network of electric vehicle charging stations is accessible to all plug-in drivers by making a toll free call to the 24/7 number on each charging station, or signing up for a ChargePoint Network monthly access plan and obtaining a Smart Card.
Sequoia Solar is a solar photovoltaic design and installation company with offices in Solana Beach, Palm Desert and Santa Rosa, California. Our team consists of both NABCEP certified and LEED Accredited Professionals. At Sequoia Solar we walk the talk, from our solar powered headquarters and education center in Solana Beach, to our hybrid sales vehicles and biodiesel powered installation trucks, and even to system installations that are powered by our mobile solar power station. We are invested in promoting and expediting our country's switch to locally produced, non-polluting, renewable energy. For more information, please visit us at www.sequoiasolar.com.
Coulomb Technologies is the leader in electric vehicle charging station infrastructure with networked charging stations installed in municipalities and organizations worldwide. Coulomb provides a vehicle-charging infrastructure, which includes an open system driver network: the ChargePoint Network proves multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet managers, Subscribers, and Utilities www.mychargepoint.net, and ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations ranging in capability from 120V 16A to 240V 80A AC charging to future 120kW DC charging, and all US charging stations are SAE J1772™ compliant. For more information, please visit www.coulombtech.com and follow Coulomb on Twitter at http://twitter.com/coulombevi.