EVgo Inc. announced its first National Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Recognition Program. The program recognizes "EV Charging Heroes" across different sectors within the EV-charging ecosystem based on an evaluation of their commitment to and results in achieving widespread public EV fast-charger deployment.
The 2022 inaugural awardees of the National EV Charging Recognition Program include leading site hosts, utilities and contractors. These organizations submitted their nominations, provided links to online guidelines, and shared safety data and employee counts, as well as public commitments to fast charger installation and results to date. All EV Charging Hero awardees receive a digital certificate to share with their networks and a physical trophy to memorialize their accomplishments.
This year’s awardees by sector include:
- Sterling Organization
- InvenTrust Properties
- CBL Properties
- ShopCore Properties
- RPT Realty
- National Grid
- Owl Services
- WB Engineers+Consultants
- The Osborne Co.
“As EV adoption increases, so does the demand for convenient public charging. EVgo believes it’s important to spotlight just how much collaboration, partnership and coordination goes into successfully deploying fast-charging infrastructure,” said Cathy Zoi, CEO at EVgo. “Celebrating our ‘EV Charging Heroes’ helps recognize those that are leading the way and creating a template for other stakeholders in the EV charging ecosystem.”
Owl Services CEO Greg Ergenbright said he was “thrilled to receive this award” from EVgo.
“EVgo’s National EV Charging Recognition Program embodies our commitment to enabling the energy transition in America," he said. "As the leading turnkey services company to EV charging and fueling companies, we are deeply committed to keeping people powered up and on the go in a reliable and sustainable way.”
EVgo’s National EV Charging Recognition Program recognizes ‘EV Charging Heroes’ across the different sectors working alongside EV charging companies to get charging infrastructure in the ground including site hosts, utilities, local and state governments, engineers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers. Going forward, EVgo plans to publicize recognition criteria for each sector in advance of each program cycle, accept submissions through an open form, and distribute awards.
EVgo, Los Angeles, is one of the nation’s largest public fast-charging networks for electric vehicles. It provides charging solutions, building and operating infrastructure and tools needed to expedite the mass adoption of electric vehicles for individual drivers, rideshare and commercial fleets and businesses.
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