Campbell, CA - ChargePoint CEO, Pasquale Romano, has been named one of 50 Smart Grid Pioneers of 2015 by Smart Grid Today, a leading trade publication that delivers daily, comprehensive and original reporting on emerging trends, applications and policies driving the modern utility industry. Romano was named to the list based on ChargePoint’s efforts to work with utilities across the country to increase EV adoption while also protecting innovation and competition in the EV charging industry.
“We are honored to receive this award and appreciate the recognition for the role ChargePoint plays in transformation transportation and energy.
“EVs not only to help reduce our global reliance on fossil fuels, but also can enhance grid reliability and fast-track our grid modernization efforts. That’s the reason ChargePoint has been so aggressive in our efforts to build out a robust EV charging network everywhere life happens – at home, at work, around town and out of town – and why we remain steadfast in our mission to drive a better way.”
ChargePoint operates the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than 22,000 spots to plug in and charge. We are transforming the transportation industry by providing the charging stations, mobile apps, analytics and the charging network that allow property owners and drivers to benefit from EV charging. We are also transforming the energy industry by providing intelligent solutions to help people and businesses shift away from fossil fuels and use electricity more efficiently. Our mission is to get all drivers behind the wheel of an EV and provide them a place to charge whether at home, at work, around town or out-of-town.
More than 200 million gas-free miles have been driven on our network, and our drivers have collectively avoided more than 8.5 million gallons of gasoline and 643 million pounds of CO2 emissions.
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