Schneider & Electric & ChargePoint Services Form Joint Partnership for Electric Vehicle Charging
22 June 2017 – ChargePoint Services & Schneider Electric today announce a partnership in the UK. Schneider Electric have chosen the GeniePoint Platform as their preferred back office solution for EV charging, and have appointed ChargePoint Services as UK Supplier for Schneider Electric EVLink range of Hardware.
The partnership brings many benefits to both organisations enabling them to provide a comprehensive range of end to end EV charging solutions to their customers. The GeniePoint platform is fully compliant with the EVLink range of hardware, enabling full integration of functionality.
GeniePoint will provide Schneider Electric with an unrivalled secure software platform to fully manage, maintain and operate their chargers, GeniePoint’s comprehensive features providing them with total management, control & billing facilities as well as driver access and charging.
Alex Bamberg, Managing Director, ChargePoint Services Ltd, said. “We are renowned for our rigorous hardware selection offering Best in Class to our customer, our partnership with Schneider Electric gives us first choice of the latest in EV charging hardware technology ensuring our GeniePoint Network continues to be built on the most reliable and advanced products available”.
ChargePoint Services & Schneider Electric are united in their drive to provide first-class, end to end electric vehicle charging solutions to their customers – the best software platform, most reliable hardware, outstanding customer service – unique user experience.
Cedric Moret, EVlink Business Development Manager, Schneider Electric, said. “When ChargePoint Services approached us to discuss their back-office solution, we emphasized to them our commitment to a strong partnership, now and for the long-term. Our partnership has thrived, thanks to the fact that we share common values; namely our commitment to bringing modern, reliable and easy-to-use EV charging solutions.”
Schneider Electric’s EVlink is a range of universal charging solutions for electric vehicles. Designed for private users as well as public organizations such as hospitals, schools, and city parking operators, Compatible with battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, EVlink charging stations offer vehicles a robust, safe, and rapid-charge solution, meaning that the solution is perfect for outdoor environments and is ideal for daily use.
EVlink Parking is designed for on-street charging. It features one or two socket outlets and can be wall- or floor-mounted. Whereas, EVlink Wallbox is suited to homes and condominiums, and delivers a faster and safer charge than would be possible via a standard domestic socket. Across the complete EVlink portfolio, the power range is from 3.7kW to 22.1 kW.
The EVlink charging station range also features a ‘smart’ wallbox version, which offers innovative features such as energy metering capabilities, user authentication strategy, and report generation.