Miami, Fla., August 15, 2022 – Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, today announced an agreement with AES El Salvador to deploy 50 IQ 200 fast Level 2 chargers in various regions of El Salvador over the next few years. The agreement will accelerate El Salvador’s transition towards cleaner and more sustainable transportation.
The Blink chargers will connect to the Blink Network platform. Moreover, allowing drivers to locate networked charging stations and utilize the Blink Charging Mobile App. The Blink Network also offers a management portal for administrators to access each charger’s usage information in real-time.
“We are excited to work with AES El Salvador in this forward-thinking venture,” said Juan Carlos Barahona, Sr. Director of Global Operations at Blink Charging. “As the number of EVs in Latin America will double each year over the next eight years, more public and private charging stations will need to support this accelerated growth. Blink Charging believes in the power of strategic alliances to encourage this growth, and we are proud to establish this alliance with AES.”
Growing EV Charging in El Salvador
AES, through its Solutions Division, will lead the installation of modern, medium, and fast charging stations. They will be in strategic locations of their business partners, such as hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping centers. That’s in addition to universities, parks, and private parking lots.
“Without a doubt, these efforts will be strengthened by the extensive experience of Blink Charging through the strategic alliance that we celebrate today. We will work together to establish an entire network of charging stations in different parts of the country. Users of this means of transportation can trust that they will always have a safe and nearby charging station,” said Abraham Bichara, Executive President of AES El Salvador.
Both companies highlight the importance of such development and expansion. They say it’s crucial to promote more environmentally friendly driving and guarantee its sustainability over time.
With this alliance, AES El Salvador, working with Blink Charging, solidifies its commitment to innovation through electric mobility. Therefore, providing the sustainable and environmentally viable energy solutions that El Salvador needs to accelerate the future of energy.