EVCS, one of the largest fast charging network operators in the West Coast, announced this Wednesday that its entire network of fast charging stations will use 100% renewable energy.
Firstly, the company has been selected to install over a 1000 fast charging station across the West Coast. As the West Coast is home of about the 50% of all the electric vehicles in the United States, EVCS’ will become one of the largest providers of this solutions in the country.
Secondly, to achieve this goal EVCS partnered with various suppliers of clean energy, as well as renewable energy certificate partners. Through this partnerships EVCS will ensure each gigawatt-hour delivered through its chargers comes from and financially supports a renewable energy generator in the U.S.
Thirdly, EVCS will purchase a blend of solar and wind energy through its electricity partners in California. Also, there are plans to grow this initiative further; as EVCS’ pool of partners becomes certified via the California Air Resources Board Renewable Energy Program.
In addition, EVCS is dedicated to ensure clean energy for its customers. Therefore, its continued efforts further support other renewable and clean energy players in the U.S.
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EVCS to contribute with energy transition efforts
On the other hand, the firm offers a no-cost turn key solution to host fast charging networks to its commercial site partners; consequently, its allegiance to 100% renewable energy, EVCS customers contribute to the decarbonization of the planet.
Furthermore, as most energy grids currently use fossil fuels to power municipalities and states; most of them indirectly contribute to carbon emissions. However, the company now provides a charging option that uses clean and renewable energy enabling drivers to join them in its environmentally conscious mission.
Indeed, the Environmental Protection Agency found that passenger cars and light-duty vehicles make up nearly 28% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States; making them the country’s largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.
Therefore, the company’s contribution will be substantial. Gustavo Occhiuzzo, CEO of EVCS, said about the matter. “I am proud to announce our commitment to using 100% renewable energy for our fast-charging network.”
Finally, he remarked. “Our goal has always been to create the most reliable and also accessible charging infrastructure in the nation; to provide drivers with an affordable and convenient charging option that does not use fossil fuels, coal, or natural gas.”