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ChargePoint CEO Responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO, CALIF– Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint – the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network – released the following statement today in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address:

“We applaud Governor Brown for his continued commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the expansion of the electric vehicle industry in California. With the introduction of the state’s goal to reduce petroleum use in cars and trucks by up to 50 percent, the Governor has proven that California is once again the nation’s leader in the fight against climate change. It's exciting to see the industry grow as more people switch to electric vehicles and the state reaps the environmental benefits. As a proud California-born company and an industry leader, ChargePoint will continue fulfilling our state’s EV infrastructure needs.”

About ChargePoint

ChargePoint is the largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world, with more than 20,000 charging locations. Ranked #1 by leading independent research firm, Navigant Research, ChargePoint makes advanced hardware and best-in-class cloud based software. ChargePoint’s open network is utilized by many leading EV hardware makers and encourages all EV charging manufacturers to join.

ChargePoint’s real-time network information including the availability of charging locations throughout the nation is available through the ChargePoint mobile app, online and via the navigation systems in top-selling EVs including the new BMW i3 and the Nissan LEAF. A driver connects to a ChargePoint station every 7 seconds and by initiating over 7 million charging sessions, ChargePoint drivers have saved over 6.4 million gallons of gasoline and driven over 158 million gas-free miles.

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