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Georgia Power Adds, Plans EV Charging

October 2, 2015 in EVs, EVSE, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Equipment from Efacec with ChargePoint Networking

Georgia Power has opened 11 new public electric vehicle charging islands at utility properties across the state. They mark the completion of the first phase of planned charging infrastructure being developed by the company which will include approximately 61 community charging islands for public use statewide by the end of 2016.

Open-Standards EV Charging for SFO

June 23, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Greenlots to Install Four High-Power DC Units with CEC Support

San Francisco-based Greenlots is to install four open standards-based DC fast chargers at the San Francisco International Airport as part of a two-year pilot program supported by the California Energy Commission via the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Efacec Reports ETL Certification

August 30, 2013 in EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Intertek Approval Applies to EV Chargers with SAE Combo,
‘Goes a Long Way Toward Resolving the VHS/Betamax Issue’

Efacec says it’s the first company to receive ETL certification for the SAE Combo-connected electric vehicle fast charger, applicable to U.S.- and European-built EVs. “This means the units will now be able to serve all electric plug-in vehicles available in the U.S. that are capable of receiving a DC Fast Charge,” Efacec says.

Efacec QC50 Chargers for SMUD

August 7, 2013 in EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

DC Unit for Sacramento with Multiple Customer Pay Options

Georgia-based Efacec is supplying its QC50 DC fast-chargers for electric vehicles to SMUD, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California. Efacec has an agreement with SemaConnect that will allow EV drivers to pay for their electricity by swiping a credit card, using a smartphone app, calling an 800 number or visiting a website, all via the SemaCharge network.

350Green Places DC Fast-Charger

April 20, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Los Angeles-based 350Green reports installation of the first public retail fast charging outlet in California, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. The unit at the Simon Property Group mall is the first of 25 DC fast chargers planned for the San Francisco Bay Area by year-end, all to be supplied by Georgia’s Efacec USA.

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