Walgreens Amping Up EV Charging in Orlando, Tampa/St. Pete
(News date: April 16, 2012)

Walgreen Co. and Car Charging Group Inc., a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, have expanded EV charging services to 13 Walgreens locations in Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla.

Car Charging Group installs fast EV charging stations, known as Level II, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power, in order to quickly refuel an EV's battery. The EV charging stations utilize the standard SAE J1772 connector widely adopted by nearly all automobile manufacturers.

"Environmental sustainability is part of Walgreens commitment to help our customers live well, stay well and get well," said Walgreens market vice president Marlin Hutchens. "As more people choose greener, healthier lifestyles, we are excited to work with Car Charging Group to expand convenient EV charging options in the Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg areas as well as in several new states and markets to come."