Merchants Fleet to add more Level 2 charging ports at NH headquarters

Merchants Fleet to add more Level 2 charging ports at NH headquarters

Merchants said the AmpedUp project enhances its workplace charging capabilities by adding 13 Level 2 charging ports.

Merchants Fleet celebrated the grand opening of its AmpedUp project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its headquarters in Hooksett, NH. The unveiling coincided with the 7th annual NH Energy Week, specifically on Transportation Tuesday (May 7, 2024). The event featured stakeholders from Merchants and its energy and utility partners, who the company said have played a crucial role in the success of this initiative.

“We are thrilled to be setting the stage for responsible transportation in NH, and for our clients throughout North America who are relying on Merchants to help navigate all aspects of their electrification journey,” Lisa Drake, assistant director of electrification at Merchants Fleet, said.

Initiated in spring 2022, Merchants said the AmpedUp project enhances its workplace charging capabilities by adding 13 Level 2 charging ports, increasing the total to 25. These ports are powered by local solar energy, utilizing solar renewable energy credits (SRECs). The company said the facility not only serves as a testing ground for product innovation but also supports the charging needs of the Merchants’ corporate EV fleet and employee vehicles. The infrastructure is designed to be scalable, with potential future expansion to accommodate up to 52 ports including Level 2 and Level 3 DC Fast Charging options.

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