Electrify America partners with Simon to install ultra-fast EV chargers at more than 30 shopping centers in US
22 May 2018
Electrify America is teaming up with Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, to install electric vehicle charging stations at more than 30 Simon centers throughout the US, including sites across Simon’s Malls, The Mills and Premium Outlets.
The first installation will open in early June at Gulfport Premium Outlets in Gulfport, Mississippi. Other notable Simon locations that will receive Electrify America charging stations include King of Prussia (Philadelphia, PA), San Francisco Premium Outlets (San Francisco, CA), Del Amo Fashion Center (Los Angeles, CA), Ontario Mills (Ontario, CA), Santa Rosa Plaza (Santa Rosa, CA), Florida Mall (Orlando, FL) and South Shore Plaza (Braintree, MA).
The Electrify America charging systems will offer the first certified cooled-cable 150 to 350 kilowatt (kW) DC Fast Chargers delivering energy for up to 20 miles of range per minute.
At the Simon locations near major highways, Electrify America’s chargers will have a range in power from 50 kW up to 350 kW. Other Simon facilities will offer a range of power from 50 kW to 150 kW, as well as an L2 AC charger to accommodate plug-in hybrids and non-DC-charge capable EVs at most locations.
Excellent idea. Quick charging facilities (350+ kW) will soon become the norm and essential for future extended range BEVs equipped with 100 to 150 kWh battery pack. New built in battery pack active cooling will make quicker charging a possibility.
This higher rate of 20 miles/minute with probably be doubled by 2025 or so.
Posted by: HarveyD | 22 May 2018 at 10:00 AM