EV charging scheme raises $6.2 million in funding, coming to 70 Taco Bell locations
Updated: Jan 19, 2022
Article via electrek
"It’s been a big week for Taco Bell fans who don’t want to admit they’re Taco Bell fans. Just days after the restaurant chain announced a first-of-its-kind taco subscription service, EV charging startup ChargeNet announced plans to bring a comprehensive charging solution to one of the restaurant’s south San Francisco locations later this month.
ChargeNet bills itself as a software startup that brings together EV fast chargers, on-site battery storage, solar power, and a payment platform in a footprint that’s designed to be “dropped” into existing fast-food restaurant parking lots. Once up and running, the company claims customers will be able to add about 100 miles of driving range in about 15 minutes and for under $10.
The announced $6.2 million funding will be used to being building the first of ChargeNet’s solar-powered charging stations in a San Francisco Taco Bell, as well as to hire employees and kickstart the company’s early growth strategies."
Read the full article by Jo Borras here.