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Leviton Selected by Pacific Lighting Management as Sole Supplier of Electric Vehicle Chargers for the DGS California Program Award

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Leviton EVSE solutions offer customers faster, safer electric vehicle charging experience

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton announced today it has been selected as the sole supplier of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) by Pacific Lighting Management for the Department of General Services (DGS) California Program Award. As the approved supplier, Leviton will provide EVSE for local government agencies across the state of California.

"We are pleased to partner with Leviton to offer charging stations and pedestals for this statewide program, so electric vehicle owners can utilize the expandable monitoring/payment options and full-spectrum of leading EVSE solutions for all levels of need," stated Tim Hatamian, Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Lighting. "Leviton was the clear choice for us as their EVSE equipment is renowned for its quality and safety along with being the only brand sanctioned by Ford, Kia, Honda and Toyota."

Leviton's complete Evr-Green line of EVSE are designed and engineered in the United States. Leviton's Evr-Green Charging Stations enable fast charging of any SAE J1772™ compatible electric vehicle and offer high reliability, plug-in electric vehicle charging that drivers prefer. The easy-to-use stations provide multiple power options, integrating aesthetics and ergonomics with sturdy construction – ideal for commercial applications. Leviton is the only EVSE provider to offer a 7.7KW electric vehicle charging station, and supplies models with an 18 or 25 foot cable.

"Pacific Lighting has offered a great partnership to enable California government locations electric vehicle charging infrastructure," said Manoj Karwa, Senior Director of EVSE Programs for Leviton's Commercial and Industrial Business Unit. "We value the partnership and the opportunity to build a charging infrastructure throughout California."

On December 29, 2013, an Executive Order issued by California Governor Jerry Brown established a target of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in California by 2025. As part of this objective, the Department of General Services awarded Pacific Lighting Mgmt. Inc. (1-14-61-13B) a program to provide EVSE for local governmental agencies.

Through a four-month process of extensive and strict price, product qualification and past-performance evaluation, Pacific Lighting was awarded a Mandatory CA Statewide Contract with the CA- Dept. General Services for all CA-State Agencies to obtain, install, maintain and repair Electric Vehicle Charging equipment. The contract is also available to local governments, schools or other public entities.

To learn more about the program please call (877) 338-7473 or visit www.leviton.com/evrgreen/DGS.

About Leviton Commercial and Industrial
Leviton's comprehensive line of commercial and industrial-grade electrical wiring devices provide builders, contractors and specifiers with solutions engineered to withstand the most rigorous commercial environments and harshest industrial applications. Leviton manufacturers everything from commercial, industrial and hospital grade wiring devices, to surge protective devices, electric vehicle supply equipment, temporary power solutions, heavy duty motor starter switches, IEC and NEMA watertight rated devices and more. Learn more at www.leviton.com/industrial.

About Leviton Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment
Leviton's commitment to help create a sustainable environment is further demonstrated in our new line of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and support services. Our Evr-green™ line of electrical vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) is compliant with all industry standards, meets the most stringent safety requirements, and is compatible with all major auto manufacturers' electric vehicles (SAE J1772™ compliant). Learn more at www.leviton.com/evrgreen.

About Leviton
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

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