WAPA and eVgo host Freedom Station demonstration PR Newswire June 24 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 for lunch. Those planning to attend only the demonstration need not register. eVgo Contact: Carly Kade Communications eVgo/NRG EV Services 281-674-0044 email@example.com /PRNewswire-USNewswire -- June 24, 2013/ SOURCE Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) Website: http://www.washautopress.org Website: http://www.eVgoNetwork.com
WAPA and eVgo host Freedom Station demonstration
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