SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bishop Ranch, the largest mixed-use business community in the East Bay, today announced a partnership with ECOtality (NASDAQ:ECTY) to install its state-of-the-art electric vehicle (EV) charging hub, including one of the first Blink® DC Fast Charging in the country, and the only one in San Francisco’s East Bay region. The EV charging center is located at BR 6, at 2440 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, California.
Bishop Ranch is dedicated to the transportation needs of its 30,000 commuters, and the EV charging center is the newest component of its award-winning transportation program. The program includes free connections to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART); free bus passes (valued at $1,250 annually per employee); train, vanpool and carpool transit incentives; a Guaranteed Ride Home program; and personalized commute-planning assistance for tenants.
“Bishop Ranch is home to some of the world’s leading companies and innovative startups, with well-educated, environmentally aware employees. People who work at Bishop Ranch have many commuting options, and today commuting by electric vehicle just got a whole lot easier,” said Edward Hagopian, executive vice president of Sunset Development Company, owner and operator of Bishop Ranch. “Installing Blink EV charging stations is another example of our sustainable business practices and our commitment to providing green tenant services in order to preserve natural resources for the future,” said Hagopian. Continue reading