SemaConnect Chosen by Comfort Inn to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Comfort Inn Shady Grove in Gaithersburg, MD - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

SemaConnect Chosen by Comfort Inn to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Comfort Inn Shady Grove in Gaithersburg, MD

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Charging Stations to Offer Washington DC Tourists and Visitors Convenient Location to Charge Electric Vehicles

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer tourism season has begun in the Washington, DC area and electric vehicle drivers can now plan their trip to DC with another place to easily charge their vehicle. SemaConnect, Inc. announced that they were chosen by Comfort Inn to install an electric vehicle charging station at their Comfort Inn Shady Grove location in Gaithersburg, MD. The electric vehicle charging station will offer tourists and those visiting on business a convenient place to charge their electric vehicle quickly.

"With the Comfort Inn Shady Grove's close proximity to landmarks that are important to tourists, we are excited to offer visitors to DC another place to charge their vehicle," said Mark Pastrone, VP of Business Development at SemaConnect. "We are pleased to be part of the impressive growth of electric vehicles in the Washington DC area."

SemaConnect's networked electric vehicle charging stations and web-based management software makes it easy for station owners to deploy at their properties.  The stations are sophisticated networked Level II (240Volts, 30Amps) commercial grade and comes bundled with web-based management software that station owners can:

  • Manage time-of-use pricing with built-in payment gateway
  • Run sustainability reports on fossil fuel and CO2 emissions
  • See real-time electricity metering
  • Manage electric vehicle driver usage
  • More (Click here)

For EV drivers, SemaConnect has an iPhone and Android smart phone app that allows them to manage charging sessions, search for stations, and to manage their account. SemaConnect has also partnered with Recargo on their PlugShare app, the most widely used application for electric vehicle drivers, which allows them to start a charging session right from the PlugShare app for more convenience.

To download the iPhone app:

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About SemaConnect

SemaConnect is the leading provider of electric vehicle charging solutions and sophisticated software for station owners and electric vehicle drivers. SemaConnect's ChargePro charging stations are wirelessly networked and offer advanced features such as smart-grid integration, RFID card authentication, sustainability reporting and more. ChargePro stations can be found at municipal, parking, multifamily, office, hotel and retail locations nationwide. Visit to learn more about owning, managing or using a ChargePro.

About Comfort Inn Shady Grove - Gaithersburg - Rockville

The Comfort Inn Shady Grove hotel is located near the Shady Grove Metro Station in Gaithersburg, MD. The pet-friendly hotel is ideally located just minutes from Washington D.C., in close proximity to the Washington National Cathedral, Smithsonian Institution, White House and Universities at Shady Grove. Inviting guest rooms feature refrigerators and microwaves along with expanded cabletelevision channels, coffee makers and hair dryers. Additional amenities include free wireless high-speed Internet access, free parking, outdoor pool and exercise room, business center and free shuttle to and from Shady Grove Station. Learn more at


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