Forest City Enterprises Enhances Amenities at Ashland Parking Garage
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (“CarCharging”), the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is pleased to announce that through its partnership with Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (“Forest City”), it now provides EV charging services in Baltimore, Maryland. CarCharging has deployed EV charging stations at the Ashland Garage, which is located in the Science + Technology Park at 900 N. Washington Street.
Forest City Enterprises is teaming with Presidential Partners, a local group of experienced developers and contractors, to create the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins and revitalize the surrounding neighborhood. The Ashland Garage has 11 levels and approximately 1,450 parking spaces. The garage provides direct access to the Park, Johns Hopkins’ medical campus as well as the Walgreens store located at the ground level of the garage. The electric car charging stations are located on the third floor of the garage, which is open to the public, and on the sixth floor, which is dedicated to Johns Hopkins employees.
“Through our partnership with Forest City Enterprises, CarCharging has been able to provide EV drivers with charging services at various types of properties,” said Michael D. Farkas, Chief Executive Officer for CarCharging. “Given its world-class reputation for research and innovation, we are delighted to provide the employees and visitors of Johns Hopkins University with the opportunity to recharge their electric cars.”
“The Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins provides state-of-the-art facilities and is dedicated to advancing science and technology and revitalizing east Baltimore,” said Robin Cutlip, Forest City Enterprises Chief Engineer. “By partnering with CarCharging and offering EV charging services, we are able to support this innovative and green industry, as well as the EV drivers who work and visit the S+T Park.”
The EV charging services at the Ashland Garage utilize Level II EV charging stations, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly recharge an electric vehicle’s battery. To initiate use and payment at this location, EV drivers can make direct payment via credit card. Drivers can also utilize the SemaConnect mobile application or request a SemaConnect card at http://www.CarCharging.com for quick access to the stations.