Simon Teams With Electrify America To Install 30 Ultra-Fast Charging Stations
Simon Property Group announced it is teaming up with Electrify America to install ultra-fast charging stations at more than 30 Simon centers throughout the U.S.
The first station is to be installed in early June at the at Gulfport Premium Outlets in Gulfport, Mississippi with the “First Charging Ceremony” envisioned.
Several centers were already announced:
- Gulfport Premium Outlets in Gulfport, Mississippi
- King of Prussia (Philadelphia, PA)
- San Francisco Premium Outlets (San Francisco, CA)
- Del Amo Fashion Center (Los Angeles, CA)
- Ontario Mills (Ontario, CA)
- Santa Rosa Plaza (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Florida Mall (Orlando, FL)
- South Shore Plaza (Braintree, MA)
Depending on location, chargers will be 50-150 kW or 50-350 kW (near major highways).
“The Electrify America charging systems will offer the first-ever certified cooled-cable 150 to 350 kilowatt (kW) DC Fast Chargers delivering energy for up to 20 miles of range per minute, which is seven times faster than today’s 50kW DC chargers.
At the Simon locations near major highways, Electrify America’s chargers will have a range in power from 50kW up to 350kW. Other Simon facilities will offer a range of power from 50kW to 150kW, as well as an L2 AC charger to accommodate plug-in hybrids and non-DC-charge capable EVs at most locations.”
Mona Benisi, Simon’s Vice President of Corporate Sustainability said:
“Simon is committed to providing convenient amenities for our customers. Having been one of the first retail property owners in the U.S. to offer customer EV charging stations, we understand the importance of this infrastructure to facilitate the transition towards smart sustainable cities and advancing Simon’s corporate sustainability ambitions.”
Brendan Jones, Chief Operating Officer, of Electrify America said:
“Simon operates some of the most popular shopping destinations in the U.S. EV owners are driving the future in personal transportation, and having Electrify America’s state-of-the-art charging stations will serve Simon’s customers of today, and tomorrow, by providing the latest technology available.”