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  • April 22, 2021 | NBC San Diego Earth Day, April 22, 2021 Environmentally Friendly Pilot Program Introduced in San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria spoke at a press conference featuring 10 new Chevrolet Bolt EV fleet vehicles, one law enforcement Ford Interceptor Hybrid and one fire department Ford Interceptor hybrid and the Beam Global charging systems on April 22, 2021. At the unveiling event, Mayor Gloria was joined by Beam Global CEO Desmond Wheatley; Alyssa Muto, Interim Director of the Sustainability Department for the City of San Diego; and Casey Smith, Director of the Fleet Operations Department for the City of San Diego. Click our link to view the full news coverage.
  • April 22, 2021 | NBC San Diego SD Mayor Announces Program to Fuel City’s Electric Vehicles With Solar-Powered Charger Right on time for Earth Day, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria announced on Thursday a new program to use solar power to fuel the city’s electric fleet. At the moment, America’s Finest City has 20 electric vehicles out of its roughly 4,000 vehicle fleet. A partnership with Sorrento Valley-based Beam Global will allow the city to charge its electric fleet with an Electric Vehicle Autonomous Renewable Charger (EV ARC).
  • April 22, 2021 | SD News Mayor Todd Gloria Launches New Electric Vehicle Solar-Powered Charging Stations Mayor Todd Gloria on April 22 announced the launch of a pilot program that will use solar power to charge the City of San Diego’s electric vehicle fleet and renewed his commitment to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles as part of the City’s fleet.
  • April 22, 2021 | KUSI News Mayor Gloria Begins Pilot Program to Charge City Vehicles With Solar Power “By choosing EV ARC systems, San Diego is demonstrating that it’s possible to rapidly transition city fleets to EVs without disruptive and time- consuming construction or increased utility bills and with confidence that they can continue to charge during blackouts,” said Desmond Wheatley, CEO of Beam Global. “Day or night, regardless of the conditions fleet operators can now charge and drive on sunshine.”
  • April 22, 2021 | KPBS Mayor Gloria Begins Pilot Program To Charge City Vehicles With Solar Power Mayor Todd Gloria Thursday announced a pilot program that will use solar power to charge San Diego's municipal electric vehicle fleet as part of his climate action goal to cut the city's greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2035. The city is partnering with Sorrento Valley-based Beam Global to evaluate its Electric Vehicle Autonomous Renewable Charger for the next six months. "This program allows the city to continue making progress on our Climate Action Plan while saving taxpayer dollars," Gloria said. "The EV ARC solar EV charging stations will allow the city to take advantage of San Diego's most plentiful natural resource and reduce emissions from city operations that harm human health and contribute to the climate crisis."
  • March 30, 2021 | TD Ameritrade Beam Global ($BEEM) CEO Desmond Wheatley On Profit Outlook The CEO of Beam Global (BEEM), Desmond Wheatley, says that energy resiliency is a growing issue in the U.S. as transportation is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Also, he believes that 25% of the national electric vehicle charging infrastructure should be off-grid.
  • March 8, 2021 | Edhat Santa Barbara Goleta City Council Approves the County’s First EV ARC™ 2020 The Goleta City Council recently approved the purchase of Santa Barbara County’s first EV ARC™ 2020 (EV ARC), acting on its commitment to being a green and sustainable community. The EV ARC is a transportable, 100% off-grid solar-powered EV charger that can also serve as a mobile emergency preparedness and energy resiliency asset. The unit fits in a standard parking space and, being grid-independent, requires no construction, trenching or electrical circuit work, allowing for fast deployment in minutes.
  • January 5, 2021 | Energy Cast Podcast Energy Cast Podcast Episode 102 | Changing Charging | Beam Global In this week’s episode, we discuss Beam Global’s solar-based #electricvehiclecharging solution, emerging business models, and new habits for old drivers with Desmond Wheatley.
  • November 24, 2020 | Cheddar San Diego, Beam Global Team Up to Offer Free EV Charging at Ad-Sponsored Stations Clean-mobility startup Beam Global last month joined forces with the City of San Diego to install 50 off-grid electric vehicle charging stations that will be available to the public free-of-charge. “San Diego is already a leader in clean technology and certainly in the adoption of electric vehicles,” Desmond Wheatley, CEO of Beam Global, told Cheddar. […]
  • November 5, 2020 | Business Insider Solar-power could be key to making electric planes work at airports built for jet fuel-powered aircraft, says the CEO of an EV charging startup “Whether it has two, four or 18 wheels, a propeller or four rotors, Beam is developing sustainable solutions to deliver clean mobility to all. An important differentiator for us is that our products can charge any form of transportation, enabling us to take advantage of growth across this massive but diverse sector.” – Beam CEO, Desmond […]

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