|By Business Wire||
|March 11, 2014 11:30 AM EDT||
Volta Industries LLC (Volta) today announced it has opened its new office headquarters in San Francisco, as the company continues to expand operations through key North American markets. The office is at 144 King Street, in the heart of the SoMa district. Volta operates the Volta Network, the largest network of free-to-use electric vehicle (EV) charging stations nationwide, with 50 free EV charging stations in California, Arizona, and Hawaii.
“We’re tremendously excited to open our San Francisco headquarters as we launch Volta in California,” said Scott Mercer, CEO and Co-Founder of Volta. “Establishing ourselves in San Francisco has been a long time coming – now that we’ve completed our Hawaii prototype, Volta will be setting its sights on a national expansion.”
The office launch coincides with the growth of Volta’s staff, which now totals 10 full-time employees.
“It’s a large space for a reason – we’re looking for more people to join our team,” Mercer said. “In the past year, we have doubled the number of employees and our staff will continue to increase as we launch formally in California and begin to offer our free charging stations to EV drivers across the West Coast.”
Located across the famed AT&T Park, the headquarters include 4,000 square feet of office and workshop space with an EV charging station in the parking lot allowing employees and guests to charge their vehicles.
“It’s an incredible space supporting our entrepreneurial spirit and business strategy,” said Arden Penton, Volta’s Director of Media and Operations. “We have a large open central place for meetings, workshop area to design and prototype projects, and garage to hold stations and parts. The best part is the row of EVs out front – it’s growing every month!”
About Volta Industries
Founded in 2010, Volta Industries LLC has a proven track record in the design and installation of EV charging projects in California, Arizona, and Hawaii. Volta’s proprietary business model is the first of its kind worldwide, paving the way for Volta to be named Hawaii’s Innovative Company of the Year in 2012 and Best in Small Business in 2013. For more, visit www.voltacharging.com or call (888) 264-2208.