EverCharge, a leading provider of turnkey electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for fleet and multi-family homes, announced on today that it is expanding its manufacturing footprint and opening a new 30,000 square foot production factory in Hayward, California.
This announcement builds upon EverCharge’s acquisition
earlier this year by SK E&S, a leading Korean energy company, that aims to support the rapid growth of the EV charging market in the U.S.
With international supply chain shortages continuing to limit and
delay production around the world, EverCharge is proud to be one of the
few companies to manufacture their electric vehicle supply equipment
(EVSE) in North America.
As part of the opening, EverCharge is creating new opportunities for
highly skilled local jobs and plans to double their factory workforce by
“The demand for EV charging has never been greater, and we are
committed to investing in the manufacturing, installation, and service
of charging stations for our rapidly growing customer base,” said Jason
Appelbaum, CEO of EverCharge. “The opening of our Hayward factory is a
prime example of how EverCharge is driving the U.S. clean energy
movement forward with high-quality, reliable, and American-made EV
Development and expansion of the new Hayward facility began in
September of 2022 and is slated to be completed by early 2023. Hayward
was selected as the strategic location of EverCharge's manufacturing hub
for its surrounding innovative business community, key location for
talent, and proximity to Highway 880 for convenient transportation of
The new factory is indicative of the strong partnership and alignment
between the two companies and marks a new chapter for EverCharge in the
SK’s Investments in Sustainable Energy Solutions
SK E&S has been expanding its investments in U.S.-based clean
energy solutions as part of SK Group’s overarching mission to grow U.S.
businesses that have a positive environmental impact. SK Group companies
have pledged to cut more than 200 million tons of carbon emissions by
2030 in an effort to lead greater corporate sustainability practices.
SK E&S has made significant investments in sustainable businesses, including the acquisition
of Key Capture Energy – a leading developer, owner and operator of energy storage projects in the U.S. – and investment
in the world’s largest carbon capture and storage program in the U.S. through Summit Carbon Solutions.
More broadly, SK companies have made meaningful progress in
supporting the growth of the EV market in the U.S. SK On, a leading EV
battery manufacturer, has made a $2.6 billion investment in Georgia for
two battery manufacturing facilities. Earlier this year, SK Inc. and SK
Energy acquired the management rights of Atom Power, a North Carolina
company that’s developed advanced energy delivery systems including EV
About SK E&S
SK E&S is an energy company that is part of the SK Group family of companies. The company has business operations across the renewable energy, clean hydrogen, energy solutions and carbon neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) industries. SK E&S has been focused on diversifying its portfolio to become a leading global clean energy and solution provider. SK E&S recently announced its acquisition of EverCharge, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging manufacturer and operator in the U.S. It also completed two major U.S. investments in 2021, a $1.6 billion investment in Plug Power, and an acquisition of Key Capture Energy.
SK E&S is taking on the challenge in global markets to achieve its vision of providing clean energy solutions worldwide. The company will advance to the next level as an eco-friendly energy company which is addressing social issues and responding to the global challenge of climate change, specifically by promoting a wide range of carbon neutral LNG-based projects and by expanding renewable energy. For more information on SK E&S, visit skens.com
EverCharge provides hardware and software EV charging solutions for fleets and multi-unit homes. Their turnkey offerings are designed to utilize existing infrastructure to scale EV charging at the lowest cost. EverCharge’s load balancing SmartPower technology maximizes the number of electric vehicles that can charge at any given time and eliminates barriers such as data connectivity. EverCharge was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Palo Alto. For more information, please visit EverCharge.com.