Via Inside EVs |
Electrify America (Volkswagen’s subsidiary that manages a $2 billion post-dieselgate charging infrastructure plan) has announced installation plans for 2,800 Level 2 charging station at workplaces (≈75%) and residential multi-unit dwellings (≈25%) across the U.S.
Installations are envisioned at ≈500 sites, in 17 of the biggest metropolitan areas (all with more than one charging station).
Typically the Level 2 charging station enables to replenish around 20-25 miles of driving range per hour.
The list of metropolitan areas (six in California):
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Jose
- New York City
- Washington, DC
The job will be conducted by three companies – SemaConnect, EV Connect and Greenlots – that were selected to build out, operate and maintain the stations.
In addition, some 2,000 fast chargers in 39 states will be installed at highway locations no more than 120 miles apart.