Campbell, Calif. March 14, 2012 Coulomb Technologies today announced that The Boeing Company, the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, has installed Coulomb’s ChargePoint stations for electric vehicles (EV) on four campuses; Bellevue, Wash., Portland, Ore., El Segundo, Calif. and Mesa, Ariz. The charging stations are part of a pilot program sponsored by the Boeing Utilities Services & Conservation group to respond to employee requests for EV charging at work. The system allows Boeing to track employee EV use and collect and report associated environmental metrics. The stations are a part of Coulomb’s ChargePoint® Network, the largest network of independently owned charging stations in the world. The sale and installation of the stations was completed by Coulomb’s distribution partner Charge Northwest.
“Boeing’s pilot program required the most advanced EV charging networking capabilities to meet their mandatory specifications,” said Pat Romano, president and CEO at Coulomb. “ChargePoint cloud-based solutions for managing electric vehicle charging services allows Boeing to track and collect data and also provide essential services such as financial transaction management. We are thrilled Boeing is welcoming electric vehicles to their workplace and installing the most innovative EV charging services product on the market today.”
Boeing’s stations have access to all the functionality of ChargePoint Network and ChargePoint service plans, including a centralized management infrastructure to set up charging services like automated billing and transaction payment processing. ChargePoint Network is the largest and fastest-growing EV charging services network, whose independent station owners dispense more electric fuel than those on any other charging network in the world. ChargePoint Network also provides options for Boeing employees including 24/7 driver support, driver billing choices and mobile phone applications that provide drivers with real-time station location and availability, turn-by-turn navigation, and charging status.
Charge Northwest is a leading advisory company in electric vehicle public charging station infrastructure. Charge Northwest provides consulting, site analysis, sales of Level I, Level II and DC charging station equipment, installations through its network of certified pacific northwest based electricians and software integration and ongoing network monitoring and operations. Charge Northwest is the pacific distributor for Coulomb Technologies and the ChargePoint Network. For more information go to www.chargenw.com.
Coulomb Technologies is the leading electric vehicle charging solutions company. Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network is the largest online global charging network connecting electric vehicle drivers to charging stations in more than 14 countries. Coulomb also provides ChargePoint Network service plans, cloud-based solutions that handle all drivers billing and support, and that give organizations the control and flexibility they need to optimize performance of their electric vehicle charging operations. Coulomb Technologies customers include large employers such as Google and SAP; utilities such as Orlando Utilities Commission and Austin Energy; municipalities such as City of San Francisco and City of New York; large shopping centers such as South Coast Plaza and Bellevue Square; and parking services providers such as Edison Properties and Priority Parking. Open to all charging station manufacturers, stations on ChargePoint Network are currently dispensing over 354 Megawatt hours of energy each month, with drivers plugging in for more than 2000 charging sessions per day.