City of Peoria, Arizona Extends Exclusive Charging Service Contract with Blink Charging

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Blink Charging Co. and the city of Peoria, Az have renewed their long-term, exclusive charging service contract through 2023 to provide the community with Level 2 EV charging stations at multiple locations.

Blink Teams with Hubject to Increase Charger Access in US

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Blink Charging Co. and Hubject announced that from early 2019 charging stations of the Blink network will become available at Hubject’s eRoaming platform, called intercharge, and vice versa – customers of other networks, connected by the Hubject will be able to use the Blink network. All this with a single access card, single app and a single bill.

Currently, Blink has about 135,000 registered members and some 14,000+ charging stations (mainly AC Level 2). Hubject, on the other hand, has connected various networks with over 80,000 charging stations and over 300 B2B partners in 26 countries.

Blink Charging Network Joins Interoperability Push

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Beginning in early 2019, all 135,000 users of the Blink charging network will soon be able to use other charging networks as part of their membership, while Blink’s chargers will be open to easy access by a wider range of drivers with other charging-network membership cards.

Blink eyes significant EV charging expansion via smart streetlights

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Blink Charging, a provider of electric vehicle charging equipment and services, announced Tuesday that it will work with Israeli smart city developer Ya’acobi Brothers Group to combine their technologies. The result will be a first-of-its-kind electric charging station integrated with light poles that can also offer flexible charging to enable smart city infrastructure.  The companies say the light pole charging stations can be integrated with internet of things functionality, such as Wi-Fi, a camera, internet security and Blink’s cloud-based network.

Blink Network Founder and Executive Chairman Michael Farkas Talks Public Charging

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The Blink Charging Network, or Blink for short, was one of the early movers into public plug-in vehicle charging and continues to expand. Notably, Blink’s network is wholly owned and operated by Blink, which requires that chargers themselves be cost-effective and financially viable from the get-go. CleanTechnica talked with Blink Charging Founder and Executive Chairman Michael Farkas to get an update on where the company is headed in light of the rapid increase in membership over the last 12 months.