PGE selects EVBox as provider in new electric vehicles charging station program

Deal includes up to 2560 stations and 10 years of network services in PG&E territory in California in coming years

New York and Amsterdam, May 8th, 2018 - EVBox, the leading global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations and charging management software, has been selected by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as the first supplier for the EV Charge Sponsor portion of the EV Charge Network program.

The EV Charge Network is an EV charging station program for workplaces and multi-unit dwellings in northern and central California. Through the program, PG&E will pay for and build the infrastructure for customers from the electric grid to the charger. The program consists of two options for customers — EV Charge Sponsor and EV Charge Owner.

  • For EV Charge Owner projects, customers themselves will own, install and maintain the EV charging station and receive a rebate off the cost of their charging stations.
  • For EV Charge Sponsor projects, PG&E will own, install and maintain the EV charging station and customers will pay a low participation fee per station. 

EVBox is the first company selected by PG&E for both the Charge Owner and Charge Sponsor part of the program.

Accelerating California's transition to clean transport

PG&E, which is based in San Francisco (CA), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. With the EV Charge Network program, PG&E and its partners are helping to accelerate California's transition to a clean transportation future by offering electric vehicle charger installation at customer locations in PG&E's service territory across northern and central California.

We are very happy to be chosen by PG&E to help grow its charging station network around California. This confirms our position as a true global leader, with an established network of over 55,000 chargers and a strong long term vision on how to accelerate the rEVolution. Because of this and our extensive experience with large public charging projects - for example 2000+ public charging stations on the streets of Amsterdam, our financial strength and OCPP experience - we are in a perfect position to support PG&E in moving forward with its clean transportation efforts.  Kristof Vereenooghe, CEO EVBox

 

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About EVBox Group

Founded in 2010, EVBox Group empowers forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions. With its extensive portfolio of commercial and ultra-fast EVBox charging stations, as well as scalable charging management software engineered by Everon, EVBox Group ensures that electric mobility is accessible to everyone.

EVBox Group is a leader in R&D, with facilities across Europe and North America developing groundbreaking electric vehicle charging technology. With offices across the globe, including Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Munich, and Chicago, and strong foundations in dozens of markets, EVBox Group is working to shape a sustainable future of transportation.

In 2021, EVBox Group will become a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange via a business combination with TPG Pace Beneficial Finance (NYSE: TPGY) and initial investors BlackRock, Inclusive Capital, Neuberger Berman Funds, and Wellington Management.

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