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SemaConnect’s Founder and CEO, Mahi Reddy, met with Vice President Kamala Harris and other officials at an event promoting electric vehicles and American jobs. Founded in 2008 and based in Bowie, Maryland, SemaConnect is a leading provider of EV charging stations to the North American commercial, residential, and fleet segments.
In his comments to Vice President Harris, Mr. Reddy emphasized the importance of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in new legislation. SemaConnect displayed its Series 8 public EV charging station next to several electric vehicles from other American EV companies.
“I was honored to meet Vice President Harris today,” said Mr. Reddy. “As a company committed to making electric vehicles ubiquitous through EV infrastructure, the Biden-Harris Administration’s focus on expanding access to electric vehicles is welcomed. The new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will promote EV infrastructure and job growth.”
Mr. Reddy continued, “Level 2 electric vehicle charging will lead the way in expanding access nationwide and the administration’s emphasis on multifamily, underserved communities and rural regions removes barriers for future EV drivers. As a leader in the EV charging industry, SemaConnect was proud to demonstrate our smart Level 2 solutions as we look forward to charging ahead.”
Other officials at the event included US Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm; National Climate Advisor, Gina McCarthy; US Senator Ben Cardin; US Senator Chris Van Hollen; US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer; Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks; Acting Director, PG County Department of Public Works, Martin Harris; and Antoine Thompson from the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition.