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New England Burger Kings to Start Hosting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
A big franchisee operating restaurants from the Burger King chain, the main brand in Restaurant Brands International‘s (NYSE:QSR) lineup, recently sealed a deal with an electric vehicle (EV) charging station provider to install EV charging stations at 10 New England region Burger Kings, with more to follow. JSC Management Group, a significant franchisee running 59 Burger King outlets, made the pact with Blink Charging (NASDAQ:BLNK) to place 26 charging stations at the first 10 restaurants immediately.
Blink Charging CEO Farkas Lights Up IPO Edge EV Forum with Hope King
The opportunity to charge EVs is vast, with locations ranging from McDonald’s parking lots to your own garage. And as younger Americans look to switch from Uber rides to their own cars, they are choosing EVs over gas-powered alternatives. While government subsidies create opportunity for small operators to enter the fray, they often wind up selling to market leaders.
Jamaica Energy Partners Mulls EV Charging Station Network
Earlier this year, JEP’s largest customer, the Jamaica Public Service Company, to which it is contracted as a power provider for the national grid, announced that it plans to set up EV charging stations in 40-kilometre intervals. InterEnergy, in the meantime, is moving ahead with the Dom Rep stations, having ordered 350 EV charging stations valued at US$2.2 million, according to a statement from the American vendor, Blink Charging Company.
Blink, SemaConnect Sign Interoperability Agreement
Blink Charging Co., an owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, and SemaConnect, a provider of EV solutions to the North American commercial market, have singed an interoperability agreement allowing EV drivers to seamlessly roam between charging networks without the need for additional cards or accounts.
Temple University Ups Sustainability with Blink EV Charging
Blink Charging Co. has executed an agreement with Temple University, a public university in Philadelphia, for the operation and maintenance of 6 Blink EV charging stations.
“As an urban institution that is deeply engaged with its communities, Temple is committed to creating a sustainable campus environment and culture,” says 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.”