About Blink Charging Europe
On March 2019, Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) and the EUNICE ENERGY GROUP (EEG) established a Joint Venture to target European Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Market starting from Greece.
Blink Charging Europe Ltd. (“Blink Europe”), the JV entity, was formed with the purpose of leveraging Blink’s EV products, network, technology, and experience within the EV charging space alongside EEG’s position and financial abilities to expand the charging infrastructure in Greece and other European countries.
In addition, the JV aims at innovating in such way that the entire Greek Blink Charging Network will be powered by Green Energy provided by WE ENERGY with a guarantee of origin G.O..
The Joint Venture`s Identity
Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and networked EV charging services, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at thousands of locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Florida with offices in Arizona and California, Blink Charging’s business is designed to accelerate EV adoption.
EUNICE ENERGY GROUP (EEG) is the first Greek Group to produce and supply electricity exclusively produced from Renewable Energy Sources. The Group implements private investments, owns solar and wind parks, while represents Greece in the Global green energy field. EEG constitutes a 'Partner of Choice' for international funds and companies, thanks to its high expertise in a wide range of renewable energy production and management activities.
WE ENERGY is the trademark of EUNICE TRADING S.A, a company providing and trading electricity, member of the EUNICE ENERGY GROUP (EEG). It entered the electricity retail market in mid-2018.
Its activities include:
Provision of electricity with competitive tariffs to businesses and households throughout Greece
Import and export of electricity
WE ENERGY is the only provider in Greece that supplies the national electricity system with 100% "green energy" by providing the corresponding official state and corporate certificates.
Company founded as Car Charging Group, Inc ("CarCharging").
Acquired three EV charging service providers, including 350Green and Beam Charging, New York City's largest EV charging service provider, and became the largest EV charging services owner and operator in the United States.
Acquired Blink Network and the related Blink EV charging assets from ECOtality, Inc. As part of the transaction, we assumed the assets of “The EV Project", for which ECOtality previously served as the project manager. The EV Project was funded by the United States Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8 million, possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The grants were matched by private investment, bringing the total value of the project to approximately $230 million.
Expanded features on EV charging stations owned by Blink and operated on the Blink Network, including offering kilowatt-hour (“kWh”) pricing, reducing time-based EV charging increments, and offering remote start functionality.
Introduced new feature on Blink Network for capturing fleet vehicle odometer information.
Named Schneider Electric’s former Head of North America EV Solutions, Mike Calise, as Chief Executive Officer.
Redesigned the Blink Mobile application to provide EV drivers with a streamlined user experience and new and enhanced features.
Blink Charging and the EUNICE ENERGY GROUP (EEG) establish a Joint Venture to target European Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Market.
The Company name changed from Car Charging Group, Inc. to Blink Charging Co. (“Blink Charging") and launched its new website
Founded with the mission to do our part in slowing climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation we tap into the power of electric vehicles as the way of the future. Our company has always and continues, to be a driving force in the EV industry paving the way for the growth and adaptation of electric vehicles and continues to offer innovative EV products and business partnerships to drive the industry forward.