Whole Foods has announced a partnership with electric vehicle charging company Blink to begin installing the EV charge points at its US stores.
Three Whole Foods markets have received the Blink chargers so far, all of which are in Pennsylvania. There are plans to install more as well, with Whole Foods saying the blink chargers will be integrated into a new stores’ infrastructure when it opens.
“Whole Foods Market has always been on the frontlines of innovation in sustainability, and so we are eager to be working with them on their new locations,” said Blink CEO Mike Calise. “Whole Foods knows that providing Blink Charging Stations at their stores not only delivers a needed amenity for their EV customers, it also provides the infrastructure for the future of transportation which has already reached a tipping point.”
Whole Foods says the chargers “are an important ingredient to Whole Foods’ continued commitment to sustainability and customer service.”
Blink charging stations can be located using the company’s smartphone app. The app can also relay information on the charge point’s status thanks to Blink’s cloud-based network.
The charging stations are now open at Whole Foods’ locations in Lancaster, Spring House and Exton, Pennsylvania.
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