EVgo’s Strategic Expansion in LA

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EVgo Inc., a prominent player in the public fast-charging network for electric vehicles (EVs), has recently been awarded a first-place Leadership Award for its Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charging services by the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP). This recognition is part of LADWP’s 9th Annual Sustainability Awards, highlighting EVgo’s contribution to the electrification of transportation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Key Highlights

  • Award Recognition: EVgo received the first-place Leadership Award from the LADWP for its DC fast charging efforts under the Electrification of Transportation category.
  • Network Growth: The company’s network in Los Angeles has seen a nearly 90% increase in fast charging stations, growing from 293 in 2020 to more than 550 today.
  • Collaboration and Expansion: EVgo continues to work closely with LADWP and city agencies to enhance the deployment of accessible EV charging stations through permitting and zoning reforms.

“Receiving this recognition from LADWP is a testament to the value and importance of EVgo’s ongoing collaborations with utilities and other entities within the broader EV charging ecosystem,” stated Sandeep Jayaram, Executive Vice President of Operations at EVgo.

The 2023 Sustainability Awards not only recognized EVgo but also celebrated various organizations for their contributions across four categories: Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, Electrification of Transportation, and Demand Response. These awards were distributed to acknowledge first, second, and third-place achievements within each category.

About EVgo

EVgo (NASDAQ: EVGO) serves as a leading authority in charging solutions, establishing a substantial footprint with over 950 fast charging locations across more than 35 states. Through its EVgo eXtend™, the company extends its reach, accommodating individual drivers, rideshare and commercial fleets, and various businesses. EVgo is accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles by forging strategic partnerships with automakers, fleet and rideshare operators, retail hosts, policy leaders, and others.

For further details on EVgo’s deployment strategies for EV charging infrastructure, visit www.evgo.com/connect-the-watts. More information on the EVgo charging network can be found at www.evgo.com.

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