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English Español EVgo adds sites to fast charging network in California

The EVgo South Pasadena fast chargers are part of a statewide construction plan that has opened more than 500 EVgo fast chargers across California.

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Author: PetrolPlaza Correspondent Pablo Plaza

Evgo announced the opening of two public fast chargers in the city of South Pasadena, the first public fast chargers in the city.

“The City of South Pasadena is excited to partner with EVgo to celebrate the opening of our City’s first public fast chargers for electric vehicles,” said South Pasadena Mayor Marina Khubesrian, M.D. “Together with EVgo, we’re helping to protect and enhance our environment.”

“EVgo’s mission is to deliver a convenient and reliable fast charging experience for all EV drivers,” said Julie Blunden, Chief Commercial Officer of EVgo. “We’re delighted that the new EVgo fast charging station will power the needs of EV drivers living and shopping in the South Pasadena community.”

The Mound Avenue parking lot location includes two 50kW EVgo DC fast chargers, equipped with both CCS and CHAdeMO connectors. The stations can charge all fast charge capable EV up to 90 miles in about 30 minutes, depending on a vehicle’s battery size and charge rate. Now, more than 80% of Californians live within a 15-minute drive of an EVgo fast charger.

EVgo recently announced that it has contracted for 100% renewable energy to power its customers, becoming the first EV charging network in the United States to do so.

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