Giovanni Palazzo, President, and CEO of each Electrify America and Electrify Canada desires to ensure everybody is aware of simply how a lot progress the businesses have made prior to now 34 months since they put in the first ultra-high-speed DC Fast charge station in Might of 2018. 

So he recorded this video at Electrify America’s “Heart of Excellence” lab in Herndon, Virginia, to spotlight the progress the corporate has had in increasing its charging networks. The Heart of Excellence lab is the place new tools is validated and likewise the place the entire new EVs are examined for compatibility, very often many months earlier than they’re accessible for buy, in an effort to guarantee a seamless transaction when prospects plug in. 

Electrify America is the most important open DC-fast cost community within the US, serving all fashions of electrical autos in the marketplace right this moment – Giovanni Palazzo, President, and CEO, Electrify America

Electrify America CEO Giovanni Palazzo

Electrify America and Electrify Canada President & CEO, Giovanni Palazzo

Palazzo explains that since Electrify America put in its first DC fast-charge station in Chicopee, Massachusetts, in Might of 2018, the corporate has averaged putting in 4 new stations per week. The charging station websites have a median of 4 chargers per station, so the community has been averaging greater than sixty new charging station installations each month for almost 3 years now. He additionally stated that they’re truly persevering with to speed up that charge of deployment the entire time. 

Electrify America now has greater than 560 charging stations open and Palazzo explains that the corporate could have about 800 areas by the tip of 2021. To realize that purpose, they must speed up to about 5 new station installations per week. At that time, Electrify America would then have roughly 3,200 high-speed DC quick chargers in service within the US.

Electrify America DC fast charge station

A DC quick cost station in Electrify America’s Heart of Excellence lab in Herndon, Virginia.

Electrify America at present has charging stations in 45 states of the 50 states within the US (Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Hawaii & Alaska not but being served), and Electrify Canada has charging station areas in 4 Provinces.

I’m very proud to say that Electrify America continues to rank primary in high quality and buyer satisfaction. – Giovanni Palazzo, President, and CEO, Electrify America

Palazzo additionally explains that he is proud that Electrify America continues to rank primary in high quality and buyer satisfaction. Nevertheless, the press launch did not cite the sources for these claims.

So I reached out to the community and was pointed to a recent study done by Charged Magazine and the German agency Umlaut, which was designed to charge the state of the charging community consumer expertise between 5 of the most important infrastructure suppliers within the US.

Electrify America ratings

Electrify America scored the very best within the Charged Journal & Umlaut scores

Electrify America did obtain the very best rating of 691, adopted by EVgo (610), ChargePoint (604), EVconnect (566), and Greenlots (512). The scoring took into consideration the businesses web site, the app operation and performance in addition to the fee to cost on the community. In addition they evaluated the atmosphere of the station’s location, the charging stations, customer support, and the cost course of. 

Palazzo additionally factors that Electrify America was a pioneer within the DC quick charging trade and that the expertise you see throughout the trade was truly first developed by Electrify America. He closes out by saying that Electrify America is “completely dedicated” to increasing each the Electrify America and Electrify Canada networks to assist transfer us to a zero-emission car transportation system.