Pat Romano, CEO of Coulomb Technologies, stands next to an electric vehicle charging station at the company headquarters in Campbell, Calif. on Wednesday,
Pat Romano, CEO of Coulomb Technologies, stands next to an electric vehicle charging station at the company headquarters in Campbell, Calif. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Coulomb Technologies created the ChargePoint Network which as an open-platform network of charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles around the world. (Gary Reyes/ Mercury News) ( Gary Reyes )