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Charging Company Awarded Florida DEP Grant to Deploy Fast Charging Stations
Blink Charging Co. announced Monday it was awarded a $12.5 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy electric vehicle charging stations. Blink, a leading owner, operator, and provider of EV charging equipment and services, will place fast charges at 25 sites in high-traffic areas along Florida’s major interstate highways.
With New Funding, Blink Charging Will Install Dozens of EV Chargers Along Florida Highways
Blink Charging Co., a Miami Beach-based company (Nasdaq: BLNK) on Tuesday announced it was awarded a $12.5 million grant from the state Department of Environmental Protection to deploy those stations, which will feature a total of 52 direct current fast chargers. The Florida DEP aims to develop a network of electric vehicle charging stations along main corridors on Interstates 95, 75, 10 and 4. The state made $16 million available for a total of 32 proposed sites and awarded nearly 80% of those locations to Blink.
Grants Awarded for DC Fast Chargers in 25 Fla. Locations
Blink Charging Co. has been awarded Phase 2 grants from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy DC fast charging stations. The 25 sites, featuring a total of 52 DC fast chargers, will be located in high-traffic areas along the state’s major interstate highways.
“As Miami continues to position itself as a national leader of electric vehicle and renewable energy infrastructure, we are delighted to have companies like Blink here in our backyard building towards a better tomorrow,” says Mayor Francis Suarez.
Blink Charging: Powering The Electric Ecosystem
Blink Charging (NASDAQ:BLNK) is one such company that is contributing to the electric revolution before it became mainstream. Founded in 2009, Blink Charging was one of the few companies that had a vision for slowing climate change by reducing carbon emissions produced by transportation.
Blink Subsidiary to Deploy Hundreds of EV Chargers on University Campuses
Blink Charging Co.’s European subsidiary, Blue Corner, has signed a contract to sell and operate between 300 and 500 EV charging stations at KU Leuven campuses across Belgium. KU Leuven, a research university, has engaged in an exclusive four-year sales contract, which also includes a 10-year service agreement for the operation of the charging stations.