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Meet The Hosts


Josh Turner

Josh is a founder of PowerUp America. Having a rich history in real estate development and business management, he was placed as CEO of PowerUp America in 2022. He is deeply involved in everything electrified, from sea, to land and sky. Josh brings a wealth of knowlege and insight to the exciting developing world of renewable energy and sustainable transportation.


Chris Bowe

Chris is an EV owner, fleet operator and enthusiast, with 14 years in the transportation industry. He is a Founder of the Bay Area Lightning Club and Moderator for the Lightning Owners Facebook group with over 23k members.  He is an EV Ambassador with the non-profit group  Acterra and has been featured by Bloomberg, The Bay Area New Group, Business Insider and Marin County for his work with EVs and sustainable energy.  He was among the select few to be part of the Ford launch day of Tesla Supercharger access and has been a part of ZeroRun and EV events with Ford, Tesla and Lucid.

Jessie Hensley

Jessie has a history in construction. Having worked in grading and demolition for years, he is very familiar with site prep and working on commercial developments. Recently, he worked in developing and building data centers for large corporations. As a co-founder of Power-Up, he brings his unique insights to the EV market and provides great knowledge to the process.


Kim Kendall

Kim acts as Turn Down for Watt's producer and videographer. With a rich history in EV production, she is an enthusiast of the industry and is passionate to see the space promoted.

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