Car Charging Group, Inc., a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, through its partnership with Ace Parking Management, Inc. now provides EV charging services at five more of Ace Parking’s Northern California parking garages.
The stations are conveniently located at 900 13th Street in Sacramento, 528 Jackson Street in San Francisco, 55 Hawthorne Street in San Francisco, 1611 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, and 1575 Grant Street in Concord, CA.
“As one of the largest privately held parking companies in the country, we are excited to support Ace Parking and their commitment to provide the highest level of service possible to their clients,” said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of CarCharging. “The EV market continues to expand across the country and we are excited to provide EV drivers in Northern California with additional, convenient, and accessible locations to recharge their vehicles.”
“Expanding the installation of EV charging stations at Ace Parking’s Northern California facilities further demonstrates our commitment to create revenue generation on behalf of our clients as well as partnering with our community to provide parking options which fit our green initiatives,” said Matt Griesheimer, Ace Parking’s Executive Vice President.
The 900 13th Street Garage in Sacramento is across the street from both the Sheraton Grand Hotel and the Sacramento Convention Center. The garage parks over 10,000 cars a month and is the ideal location to charge an EV in the Capitol district.
528 Jackson Street in San Francisco straddles the North Beach neighborhood and the Financial District. Convenient to daily business parkers and nightlife alike, charging is provided in a safe, attended surface lot.
55 Hawthorne Street Garage is located within two blocks of five major hotels and the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. EV charging services for tech savy SOMA professionals fits the neighborhood perfectly.
The Latham Square Garage at 1611 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland is one block from Frank Ogawa Plaza and City Hall. EV charging services this close to the civic center is a great way to demonstrate Ace Parking’s commitment to Oakland’s green initiatives.
The 1575 Grant Street Garage is located directly across from the Concord BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station. Charging at this garage while utilizing the BART to commute into work in San Francisco is the perfect way to lighten your carbon footprint.
CarCharging’s services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by ChargePoint®, known as Level II, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly refuel an electric vehicle’s battery. EV drivers can easily request a CarCharging account online, and attach a small card to their keychain to initiate use and payment at any intelligent CarCharging station. The CarCharging RFID card also allows drivers to use charging locations on the ChargePoint® Network, the largest national online network connecting EV drivers to EV charging stations. CarCharging also accepts direct payment via credit card.
Users can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the CarCharging map at http://www.CarCharging.com/. The ChargePoint® mobile application for the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry phones also provides real-time charging station location information with turn-by-turn directions. Drivers will soon be able to reserve a time slot, guaranteeing access to EV charging stations to recharge their electric vehicle.