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Simon and NRG eVgo Lead Caravan of Electric Vehicles through Atlanta for Earth Day
Stopping at sites from the northwest, into the city and then to the northeast, the caravan will underscore the comprehensive network located at premier shopping destinations. This network provides range confidence to EV drivers as they travel across metropolitan
"In Atlanta, one out of every 60 cars purchased is an EV. The city is the number one market for the Nissan LEAF. This adoption is incredible and confirms that sustainability and economic growth go hand in hand -- the key theme of this year's
"eVgo is proud to support such strong interest in EVs by providing practical fast-charging solutions at shopping centers throughout
Each station features DC fast chargers that can provide 40 miles of range in as little as 15 minutes of charge, delivering extra range at convenient locations when customers need it. The stations also feature Level 2 (240V) chargers, which are similar to the chargers EV drivers may have at home, and can connect to all consumer EVs.
"Simon is committed to providing sustainable amenities for our customers and the opening of three EV charging stations today is a great example of that," said Mona Benisi, Senior Director of Sustainability for Simon. "The locations of our shopping centers across the U.S. mean that Simon is ideally positioned to contribute to the development of a national infrastructure for electric vehicle charging stations, and also advances the company's sustainability efforts."
For more information on the growth of the eVgo network in
About NRG eVgo
The NRG eVgo SM network gives electric vehicle (EV) owners new freedom and range confidence via home and workplace charging docks, plus a network of fast charging stations conveniently located at retailers along major transportation corridors within eVgo cities. Service plans offered by eVgo can provide EV owners a home or workplace charger and use of eVgo's Freedom Station® sites and other public charging stations. eVgo is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (
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