MILPITAS, Calif. – TurnOnGreen announced that it had installed four public access charging stations at 975 Morning Star Drive in Sonora, CA. Through a site licensing partnership with the Sunrise Hills Commercial Association, TurnOnGreen will install, operate, and maintain electric vehicle charging infrastructure that will provide EV charging services to the businesses, residents, and visitors of Tuolumne County and the City of Sonora. The project features multiple high-power, networked EVP700G Level 2 EV chargers that can be activated using the TurnOnGreen App, RFID cards, or a unique QR code on each EV charger.
The city of Sonora is a premier California tourist destination located in the heart of Tuolumne County, 60 miles from Yosemite National Park and 130 miles from San Francisco. According to the Tuolumne County 2019-2020 Annual Report, the county generated over $250 million in direct travel spending annually between 2017 and 2020.
“We are committed to establishing a charging footprint with geographic relevance and value,” said TurnOnGreen President Marcus Charuvastra. “The City of Sonora is located along a key tourism corridor that links major metropolitan areas in Northern California with Yosemite National Park. Providing EV charging solutions to this region is critical to accommodate the thousands of hybrid and all-electric vehicles that flock to this area each year.”
TurnOnGreen offers scalable EV charging solutions to homes, businesses, and fleets across North America. The Company’s ultra-fast charging station products, charging management software, and network services allow EV drivers to activate a charging session quickly. TurnOnGreen charging systems maintain high standards in the market, are Energy Star Certified, and are backed by an internationally recognized certificate of safety and performance.
“TurnOnGreen is committed to providing the City of Sonora and Tuolumne County with affordable EV charging solutions that will help the region accommodate e-mobility tourism and increase overall tourism revenue,” said Amos Kohn, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. “TurnOnGreen’s subsidiary, Digital Power Corporation, has been a local business in the City of Sonora for over ten years. We are thrilled to help the County expand its EV charging footprint.”
According to the California Energy Commission (“CEC”) and the California Air Resources Board, 42% of the Nation’s EVs have been sold in California, with annual EV sales in the State exceeding 250,000 units in 2021 and projected to exceed 300,000 in 2022. According to the CEC, EVs represent 18% of the overall market share in California.