ElectricFish unveils EV charging solution manufacturing facility in California 

ElectricFish unveils EV charging solution manufacturing facility in California 

June 13, 2024
To help support the project, ElectricFish received a $1.69 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC).

ElectricFish has officially opened a new manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in San Carlos, California. The company, which builds intelligent grid edge charging solutions, will use the plant to produce its 350Squared, a device for combined EV charging and energy resilience. According to the company, ElectricFish hopes to increase its workforce by 300% by April 2025. 

To help support the project, ElectricFish received a $1.69 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC). In addition, the company has received funds from the Department of Energy - Cradle to Commerce, Caltech Rocket Fund, Michigan Mobility Funding Platform, 2023 Oxford Seed Fund, and 2023 Third Derivative. 

What people are saying

In a recent quote, Anurag Kamal, CEO of ElectricFish, said, “For the first time, we’re introducing an energy asset that boosts grid security while reducing the costs of deploying extremely fast EV charging. We understand that customers and communities value future-proofing their energy infrastructure with products that make reliable, resilient power available to everyone. Manufactured domestically in the US, we are here to deploy infrastructure faster than anything the industry has ever seen.” 

David Hochschild, Chair of the California Energy Commission (CEC), added, “California has some of the country’s most ambitious goals for electrifying transportation and providing resilient infrastructure to support historically disadvantaged communities. ElectricFish’s innovative products will help California meet its bold clean transportation goals while creating new manufacturing jobs in California.” 

Manufacturers investing in California

Battery system manufacturer opens new plant in California
The company, which specializes in lithium-ion battery systems, built the 65,000-square-foot plant with enhanced pack assembly automation.

Bloom Energy receives $75 million in tax credits to expand fuel cell manufacturing at its California facility 
Bloom plans to expand domestic manufacturing and fuel cell and electrolyzer production capacity.

Manufacturer to open uncrewed autonomous systems production plant in California
The facility will offer the space and resources necessary for the company to continue developing its autonomous defense solutions, like the LEAP and ULTRA Long Endurance Aircraft (LEA).

Investing in American manufacturing in 2024

This map shows where manufacturers are choosing to invest their resources, whether they are building new production facilities or expanding existing plants.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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