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EVgo Announces EVgo Access®

EVgo Announces EVgo Access®

Good news for prospective site hosts: gated parking lots and garages can now host EVgo fast charging stations! EVgo Access®, a brand-new product feature available on the EVgo app, gives EVgo customers access to fast chargers located within gated facilities using a simple QR code. This feature is the latest

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Jun 11, 2020
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How EVgo Is Supporting Our Customers and Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis

How EVgo Is Supporting Our Customers and Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis

Since March, EVgo has been proud to support hundreds of EV drivers providing essential services in health care, pharmacies, groceries, food delivery, and public service, as well as those impacted by hardships related to COVID-19 through our special COVID Care discount. We know that our customers rely on the EVgo

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May 29, 2020
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The Costs of EV Fast Charging Infrastructure and Economic Benefits to Rapid Scale-Up

The Costs of EV Fast Charging Infrastructure and Economic Benefits to Rapid Scale-Up

The recent COVID-19 crisis has heightened the urgency of transitioning to a fully electrified transportation sector, one of the keys to unlocking a more sustainable future for all. Replacing gas-guzzling cars with emissions-free electric vehicles (EVs) will not only help slash smog-forming pollution and curtail greenhouse gas emissions, but is

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May 18, 2020
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Top 5 Reasons to Consider Making the Switch to An Electric Vehicle

Top 5 Reasons to Consider Making the Switch to An Electric Vehicle

As EVgo CEO Cathy Zoi often remarks, “everyone I know who has driven an electric vehicle has fallen in love with driving an EV.” Thanks to recent air quality improvements, more and more drivers are thinking about making the switch to an EV. If you’re thinking about owning or leasing

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May 14, 2020
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Clean Energy Key to COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Clean Energy Key to COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Federal policymakers are currently confronting the myriad of public health, social, and economic challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis. Veteran policy leader, researcher, and business executive EVgo CEO Cathy Zoi – who oversaw investment of $30B in stimulus funds during the Obama Administration – laid out key considerations for shaping

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May 5, 2020
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An All-Electric Future is Essential to Sustain Current Air Quality Improvements

An All-Electric Future is Essential to Sustain Current Air Quality Improvements

It shouldn’t take a global pandemic to demonstrate the benefits of a fully electric future. Yet cleaner air quality is one of the few positive trends emerging from the COVID-19 crisis. EVgo’s hometown Los Angeles, which is notorious for poor air quality, recently experienced some of the cleanest air in

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Apr 28, 2020
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NRG eVgo – The power to be free to go anywhere in your EV

NRG eVgo – The power to be free to go anywhere in your EV You may have heard that California reached a milestone – 100,000 plug-in cars are now on California roads. Governor Brown is not stopping there. He signed six bills in September during National Drive Electric Week

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Oct 8, 2014
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55 Fast Chargers in California!

55 Fast Chargers in California!

NRG eVgo is making major progress in California! As of today, we have 55 fast-charging sites throughout the state. That’s 39 Freedom Station® sites and 16 dealership fast chargers in the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, San Diego County and the Los Angeles Basin. All Freedom Station sites are

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Jul 2, 2014
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Nestor (Los Angeles, CA)
"EVgo fast charging is a game changer. With my commute, those white boxes are more than just chargers, they are peace of mind. "
Kirstan (Oakland, CA)
"A couple reasons why I really love EVgo is I never have range anxiety and I love the ease of use. The user interface is just beautiful."
Thomas Hall, Executive Director of CleanStart, SAC
"EVgo has been there with reliable charging where I need it. At my local grocery store and public park, I can feel comfortable driving my EV, knowing EVgo has a fast charger nearby"