Blink Charging Co. Partners with Temple University to Provide Blink® Electric Vehicle Charging Services for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Visitors
Leading Electric Car Charging Services Company and Top-Ranked Public University Collaborate to Support Sustainability Initiatives and Reduce Transportation-Related Greenhouse Gases
HOLLYWOOD, FL , Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (OTC: CCGI) (“Blink Charging”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that the Company has executed an agreement with Temple University ("Temple"), a top public university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the operation and maintenance of six Blink® EV charging stations. The two charging stations in front of Johnson and Hardwick Residence Hall on Main Campus are available to the general public, and the four charging stations at the Carlisle West Garage on the Health Sciences Campus are available to those who pay to park in garage. All six stations operate on the Blink network, the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the stations and all its charging data.
“We are proud to work with top-ranked Temple University to help bolster their commitment to achieving climate neutrality and establish mechanisms for tracking progress on their climate action plan,” said Mike Calise, Blink Charging’s Chief Executive Officer. “Blink's EV charging stations and network features allow Temple to access standard and custom reports, which can provide the necessary documentation to track their sustainability metrics, including greenhouse gases reduced, as well as oil barrels and fuel gallons saved.”
“As an urban institution that is deeply engaged with its communities, Temple is committed to creating a sustainable campus environment and culture,” said Kathleen Grady, Temple University’s Director of Sustainability. “The Blink EV chargers are an important part of Temple’s sustainability initiatives to reduce transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.”
Blink® Level 2 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. Blink’s free membership offers drivers discounted charging fees on select public EV chargers on the Blink network. Drivers can pinpoint Blink EV charging station locations and become a Blink member via www.BlinkCharging.com. Drivers can also initiate charging sessions via the Blink mobile application.
About Blink Charging Co.
Blink Charging Co.. (OTC: CCGI) ("Blink Charging") is one of the leaders in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Florida with offices in Arizona and California, Blink Charging’s business is designed to accelerate EV adoption.
Blink Charging offers EV charging equipment and connectivity to the Blink Network, a cloud-based software that operates, manages, and tracks the Blink EV charging stations and all the associated data. Blink Charging also has strategic property partners across multiple business sectors including multifamily residential and commercial properties, airports, colleges, municipalities, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, schools, and workplaces.
For more information about Blink Charging, please visit BlinkCharging.com
About Temple University
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, a top-tier public research university, is experiencing incredible momentum that is powered by academic excellence and innovation in college access and affordability. Founded by Russell H. Conwell in 1884, Temple’s official motto—Perseverantia Vincit, or Perseverance Conquers—reflects its community’s drive to make a difference and turn opportunities into accomplishments. Temple is a vital institution in the Philadelphia region and across Pennsylvania, contributing billions toward the commonwealth’s economy each year. Temple’s influence also extends around the globe, with longstanding campuses in Tokyo and Rome; programs in London, Beijing and many other locations; nearly 160 academic cooperations in 48 countries; and more than 317,000 alumni worldwide.
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Investor Relations and Media Contacts: Blink Charging Media Contact: Suzanne Tamargo Suzanne@BlinkCharging.com (305) 521-0200 x 214 Temple University Media Contact: Brandon Lausch email@example.com 215-204-6533
Released December 7, 2017