26May/16

Apple EV Charging Stations

Reuters reports that Apple is looking into EV charging. Park to Spark™ welcomes Apple to the EV Infrastructure party. However, we caution Apple to avoid over-thinking EV charging. The article correctly sates:

The electric car industry has faced a chicken-and-egg paradox with the installation of charging stations. Property owners have been reluctant to install the stations before EVs hit the road en masse, and drivers are wary of buying EVs until charging stations are widely available.

We agree that this paradox is a challenge. We suggest that inexpensive EV charging strategies used in appropriate locations will solve this “paradox”. Please contact us to discuss how we can help you create and implement a Sustainable Mobility strategy that solves the chicken-and-egg paradox with more EV charging.

23May/16

EV Charging is Easy

This video (CLICK HERE) shows much of what we believe here at Park to Spark™. In short, a simple standard 120 volt electric outlet at a workplace will make driving electric a true path to Sustainable Mobility.

Simple “Level 1” EV charging provides an inexpensive road to sustainability. Please contact us to discuss your EV charging strategy.

20May/16

SCE Spends $22 Million on Charging Infrastructure

Southern California Edison’s Charge Ready program will bring representatives of local businesses and other organizations together to learn how they can take part in a pilot program that will add as many as 1,500 electric vehicle charging stations to SCE’s service area.

This is a great example of a partnership between electricity suppliers and the those seeking to install EV charging spots. SCE funds the infrastructure that connects their power to the EV charging station hardware. The EV charging hardware is owned and maintained by the property owner.

Participants will have the ability to select equipment suppliers and charging services based on their site’s needs.

At Park to Spark™ we encourage open-minded approaches to EV charge spots. We believe that each opportunity for EV parking spots is unique. Please contact us so we may help you with your unique solution.