About Recargo

We’re a sustainable energy data and infrastructure company founded in 2009, 100% focused on the electric vehicle (EV) category. Our mission is to accelerate adoption and advancement of plug-in car technology.

We’re headquartered in El Segundo, CA, with key staff in San Francisco, CA, and Philadelphia, PA.

Our Products


The leading app for EV drivers, PlugShare is a community based tool that guides users to public charging locations throughout the world. Available for iOS, Apple Watch, Android, and on the web, it’s been downloaded by nearly 800,000 unique users globally. It’s fueled by extremely high levels of driver participation, with over 800K crowd-sourced reviews, over nearly 200K driver contributed photos.

Recargo Network

The Recargo Network is next-generation, ultra-high-speed (175-350kW) DC Fast Charging network, currently under construction. Our initial deployment will cover 23 locations stretching across long-distance travel corridors from Southern California to the Oregon border. Phase 2 will blanket the entire West Coast, including Oregon, Washington and Las Vegas, along with deeper deployment across California.

PlugInsights Driver Research

PlugInsights is Recargo’s driver research division., with a mission to amplify the “voice of the driver” to automakers, utilities, regulators, charging networks, financial analysts, and the rest of the plug-in car industry. We want the insights we uncover to light the road ahead for those who are creating tomorrow’s electric vehicles and services. With over 15,000 drivers, we’re the world’s largest EV driver research panel, supplying custom survey and qualitative research design and analysis from the industry insiders who understand the EV landscape.

PlugShare Data-On-Demand

PlugShare Data-on-Demand gives business and government access to the most comprehensive EV charging station database available today. Clients leverage our database to steer their market research, infrastructure planning, charging site prospecting, and public agency reporting activities. PlugShare covers more than 70,000 publicly accessible EV charging stations in North America alone.