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Electrify America to Adopt Tesla’s NACS

Electrify America announced today its plans to incorporate Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) connector into its fast charging networks across the United States and Canada. While the Combined Charging System (CCS-1) connector will continue to be available throughout its network, Electrify America is also preparing to support automakers who are adding NACS charging ports […]

Electrify America to Raise Charging Prices in March

Electrify America has announced price hikes for its electric vehicle (EV) charging network that will take effect starting in March (via @klwtts). Here’s a summary of the price changes: Electrify America Pass+ Members: $0.36/kWh (+$0.05/kWh) Non-Members: 0.48/kWh (+$0.05/kWh) Per-minute billing: $0.15/min (+$0.03/min) up to 90 kW, $0.29/min (+$0.05/min) up to 350 kW Electrify America won’t […]

IKEA Partners with Electrify America for EV Charging Stations at Stores

IKEA and Electrify America announced today a collaboration that will see electric vehicle (EV) charging stations installed across 25 retail locations in the United States. According to IKEA, this new partnership will allow the retailer to quadruple total EV chargers at its stores in the U.S. “At IKEA, we believe that we must work together […]

Volkswagen Sells Electrify America Minority Stake to Siemens for $450 Million

Volkswagen AG has sold minority ownership in its electric vehicle (EV) charging subsidiary, Electrify America, to the financial services arm of Siemens AG. The news comes after we reported on Monday that the two parties were inching closer to a deal. Volkswagen AG confirmed a $450 million equity investment by Siemens to support Electrify America’s […]

Volkswagen Close to Selling Minority Stake in Electrify America: Report

Volkswagen AG has negotiated an agreement to sell minority ownership in its electric vehicle (EV) charging subsidiary, Electrify America, to the financial services arm of Siemens AG — reports The Wall Street Journal. According to the publication’s sources, the deal would value the EV charging network at more than $2 billion USD. The two parties […]

Electrify America Unveils New EV Charger Design, Lounge Waiting Areas

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America is set to build a more welcoming set of charging stations, as detailed in a new announcement from the company. Electrify America announced plans to build “human-centered” charging stations that will include solar panel coverings and a lounge waiting area, according to The Verge. In addition, the announcement included plans for […]

Electrify America Turns 140 U.S. Charging Stations into Virtual Power Plants

Electrify America announced on Thursday it has installed onsite, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems (BESS) at more than 140 of its electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the U.S. The new feature now enables two-way connections to the electrical grid, turning them into Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) with a total energy storage capacity of 30 […]

Electrify America App Now Supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

As electric vehicle (EV) adoption continues to grow, support for easy EV charging solutions will continue to grow too, and one charging company is already adding compatibility with certain highly-used apps that will streamline the process of finding charging stations. Electrify America is rolling out support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto infotainment centers with […]

Electrify America Will Stop Installing CHAdeMO Chargers in 2022

After news from earlier this month that Electrify America plans to double its electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the U.S. and Canada by 2025, the company has also announced plans to do away with one type of fast-charger in 2022. Electrify America will move away from using CHAdeMO chargers at its charging stations in 2022, […]

Electrify America to Double EV Chargers in USA, Canada by 2025

Electrify America announced on Tuesday plans to more than double its current electric vehicle charging network in both the United States and Canada by the end of 2025. The company says it plans to have over 1,800 fast charging stations and 10,000 individual chargers installed by the end of 2025, including deployment of 150 and […]

Electrify America Hits 600 EV Chargers with Expansion Coming

Electrify America announced Thursday that it has officially opened 600 public ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in under three years since the EV open DC fast-charging network opened its first on May 2, 2018, in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The company has almost 2,600 fast chargers across the U.S., and it also shared plans to expand […]

Electrify America Launches Solar-Powered Charging Stations in Fresno County

The infrastructure of electric vehicle (EV) chargers is growing, and there’s a lot of work to be done if California’s going to stop the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035. On Wednesday, Electrify America announced it would be constructing eight brand new, solar-powered, off-grid charging stations throughout Fresno county. The news is exciting for […]

Tesla Builds Powerpacks at 60 Electrify America Charging Stations

Electric transportation isn’t much without a charging network and sufficient battery power. Fortunately, companies are working hard and working together to improve the infrastructure of electric vehicle (EV) charging, and the improvements are not far from changing the world. As reported by electrek, Tesla has just installed Powerpack battery systems at about 60 Electrify America […]