Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (“CarCharging” or the “Company”), the largest owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that it has executed an agreement with the City of Plano, Texas for the operation and maintenance of 19 Blink EV charging stations across 7 locations. The Blink EV charging locations include Russell Creek Park, Maribelle Davis Library, Carpenter Park Recreation Center, and Oak Point Recreation Center.
“Texas continues to be a strong growth market for CarCharging, so we are pleased to complete this agreement with the City of Plano,” said Michael D. Farkas, CarCharging’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “Located within the Dallas-Fort Worthmetropolitan area, Plano offers the opportunity to expand the services we provide across the state and widen our leadership position in the Southern U.S.”
“Given our vision for the city of Plano, we’re excited to be working with CarCharging to maintain and manage our existing Blink EV charging stations,” said Steve Stoler, Spokesperson for the City of Plano. “Electric vehicle use continues to accelerate, and we believe that by partnering with CarCharging, we can provide the best environment for our residents to take advantage of this clean energy alternative to combustion-based transportation.”
Blink Level II EV chargers are able to rapidly recharge electric cars, and accept payment with the Blink InCard or major credit card via the Blink mobile application, Blink Network website, or Blink customer support center. Blink’s InCard provides drivers with discounted charging fees for charging stations on the Blink Network, the software that operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging data. Drivers can easily request Blink’s InCard at www.BlinkNetwork.com and can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the map on the website, as well as the Blink and CarCharging mobile applications.