WAPA and eVgo host Freedom Station demonstration
Live demonstration of the eVgo network's first operational EV charging station
in the D.C. area
The Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) and the eVgo^® network will
host an exclusive preview of the first operational fast-charging Freedom
Station for electric vehicles in the greater Washington D.C. areaon
Wednesday, June 26^th at 1:30 p.m.
The demonstration will take place at the eVgo Freedom Station next to
Walgreens in Van Ness (4225 Connecticut Ave NW). Freedom Stations feature
480-volt fast chargers and 240-volt standard chargers. Fast chargers are
capable of charging an electric car up to 150 miles of range per hour. The
standard 240-volt chargers are compatible with any electric vehicle with a
plug. eVgo spokespeople will be on hand to demonstrate the use of the Freedom
Station and answer questions regarding eVgo's plans for expansion in the
Washington, D.C. area.
About the Washington Automotive Press Association
The Washington Automotive Press Association serves to improve communication
between automotive journalists in the Baltimore-Washington area and the
automotive industry, regulators, and other related groups; further the
accuracy and quality of automotive journalism; offer networking and
information-sharing opportunities for our members; promote ongoing education
for our members and provide a forum for newsworthy people and products. To
learn more or become a member, visit www.washautopress.org.
About the eVgo^® network
The eVgo^® network gives EV owners new freedom and range confidence via home
charging and fast charging stations conveniently located at major retailers
across eVgo cities. Service plans offered by eVgo allow EV owners to avoid
paying large up-front costs for a home or work charger and provide unlimited
use of the eVgo network of Freedom Station^® sites —all for one low monthly
fee. eVgo is a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a Fortune 500
company at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy.
Through eVgo, NRG's investment in EV charging infrastructure will provide EV
drivers with access to hundreds of public fast-charging Freedom Station sites
along with level 2 charging stations at homes, offices, multi-family
communities, schools and hospitals across California, Texas and the greater
Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. To find out more, or to join the eVgo
network, visit www.eVgoNetwork.com. Connect with eVgo on Facebook and follow
us on Twitter @evgonetwork.
NOTE: There are limited seats available for a pre-demonstration lunch courtesy
of eVgo. Please contact WAPA President Melanie Batenchuk at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-635-0972 by COB on Monday, June 24 to register
Those planning to attend only the demonstration need not register.
eVgo/NRG EV Services
/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- June 24, 2013/
SOURCE Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA)
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