John E. DoranPresident
PlugIn Stations Online, LLC
John grew up in New City, New York and attended the State University of NY at Oneonta for his Bachelor’s degree and Kansas State University for his Master’s. His degree has a specific concentration in Satellite Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems. In 1998 John became a history teacher in the Albany City School District, where he taught courses ranging from World History to Anthropology and Sociology.
On Earth Day 2011, he started PlugIn Stations Online (PISO) and has been installing all levels of EV charging since then. PlugIn Stations Online currently employs more than 30 individuals and covers the entire Northeastern United States as well as Florida. To date, PISO has installed more than 3000 ports, with customers such as the MTA (Manhattan Transportation Authority), NYPA (New York Power
Authority), NFTA (Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (Electric Bus Pantograph
Chargers)) and NYISO (New York Independent Systems Operator). In 2020, John and his team purchased Valatie Falls Hydropower and brought an old, out of service, hydroelectric plant back to life.
John E. Doran’s Session(s):
10:35 am–11:25 am | Fri, March 22, 2024
Operability and uptime are some of the biggest concerns today for EV Charging. This session will discuss the realities of EV station maintenance and reliability and what you can do to create operational efficiencies that ensure ROI.
Panelists will discuss:
- Challenges and solutions for mitigating non-functioning stations
- How to take a cost-effective, proactive approach to ensuring high-performing hardware
- Maximize charger availability with remote and automatic monitoring
- Cost-efficient strategies to improve uptime across your EV charging network