Google Confidential and Proprietary
Workplace Charging @
Google
Rolf Schreiber
Technical Program Manager
Electric Transpor...
Google Confidential and Proprietary
Workplace Charging: Motivations for Google
• Employee benefits
o  Enable employees wit...
Google Confidential and Proprietary
Implementation: Factors We Considered
• Charging capability: Level 1 -vs- Level 2
• Ne...
Google Confidential and Proprietary
Current EV Infrastructure at Google
• Google Mountain View
o  227 Level 2 charging sta...
Google Confidential and Proprietary
Google Confidential and Proprietary
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Workplace Charging @ Google, by Rolf Schreiber, Technical Program Manager Electric Transportation Initiatives - July 31, 2012

  1. 1. Google Confidential and Proprietary Workplace Charging @ Google Rolf Schreiber Technical Program Manager Electric Transportation Initiatives
  2. 2. Google Confidential and Proprietary Workplace Charging: Motivations for Google • Employee benefits o  Enable employees with long commutes or without access to home charging to purchase plug-in vehicles o  Free workplace charging is a great employee benefit & recruiting perk! • Consistency with company sustainability directives & culture o  Improve air quality in the workplace and community o  Reduce overall corporate carbon footprint o  Meet EV charger requirement for LEED certification of buildings o  Support electrification of car & service vehicle fleet • Overall goal: EV charging capability at 5% of regular parking spaces
  3. 3. Google Confidential and Proprietary Implementation: Factors We Considered • Charging capability: Level 1 -vs- Level 2 • Network capability & connectivity (hardwire, wifi, cellular) • User features (mapping, notifications, reservations) • Access control • Location of stations (e.g. preferred parking req'd for LEED) • Energy implications: peak usage, demand charges • Ongoing maintenance of equipment • Deployment of charging infrastructure in space we don't own • Flexibility to grow the system • Meeting ADA accessibility requirements • Tax implications
  4. 4. Google Confidential and Proprietary Current EV Infrastructure at Google • Google Mountain View o  227 Level 2 charging stations at 34 buildings o  160 Level 1 cord reels o  Wireless charging pilot project now underway o  DC fast charger planned for Q4 (fleet support) • 16 Level 2 stations at 6 other Google locations • Level 2 usage stats to date (since March 2011) o  200+ Googler plug-in vehicles charge regularly (+52 fleet vehicles) o  ~44K charging sessions o  255 mWh consumed o  365 tonnes GHG saved
  5. 5. Google Confidential and Proprietary
  6. 6. Google Confidential and Proprietary Thank You!

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