Coulomb Technologies, a company setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the United States, today announced a $15 million series C funding. The round was led by Rho Ventures, Voyager Capital, Siemens Venture Capital, and Hartford Ventures, joined by Harbor Pacific Capital and LS Cable Ltd., and LS Industrial Systems Co., Ltd.
With its recharged coffers, Coulomb will be embarking on a program called ChargePoint America, and providing 4,600 new charging stations to nine regions in the United States: Austin, Texas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Fla., Sacramento, Calif., the San Jose and San Francisco Bay Area, Bellevue and Redmond, Wash., and Washington DC.
Coulomb’s strategic partners in this program are three automobile makers: Ford, Chevrolet and Smart USA.
So far, Coulomb has set up stations (that can power any plug-in vehicle) in cities worldwide including: New York City, Orlando, Detroit, Amsterdam, Sydney and Dublin. The charging systems installed are for consumer and fleet use, both, and run on the company’s proprietary networking technology and software, a system called the ChargePoint Network.