Ensto EV Charging Blog

Poor EV charging execution is a poor excuse

A wise man once said: “Buying cheap is expensive”. That guru must have been driving electric vehicles, as rarely is such wisdom more relevant than in the world of EV infrastructure.

Anyone with experience knows how making sacrifices with EV charging quality is a sure way to damage the operability of their business – be it either in public, semi-public, or commercial sectors. It’s also a fast path to increased costs.

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Get savvy with the jargon of electric vehicle charging

Even if Chago is already a veteran in the field of EV charging, it’s good to remember that the industry is still relatively young, with many struggling to grasp the many acronyms and terminology involved.

This blog post aims to help anyone tackle even the trickiest terms that may pop up during the journey through an EV wonderland. After all, falling through the rabbit hole can be a far more pleasant experience once you know the ropes. 

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OCPP advances EV charging standards further with support from OASIS

Good news for EV charging station suppliers, integrators, utilities and associations around the world: A new technical committee from OASIS – the nonprofit consortium that drives development, convergence and adoption of open standards for global information – is standing now behind OCPP in full support.

 The just-announced OASIS OCPP EV Charging Equipment Data Exchange Technical Committee will work to open global markets by enabling any EV charge point to connect with any central system or third-party network service provider, regardless of vendor. Not bad at all.

 

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The cure for the pain of EV charging budgets and sourcing

In 2014 there were about one million EV charging stations around the world.

IHS Automotive predicts there will be 12.7 million EV charging stations globally in 2020

There's going to be a massive increase in electric car charging infrastructure, to go alongside the massive increase in electric vehicles on the roads. 

But who is going to run those millions of new charging points? What do all those EV charging stations cost? How are smart businesses going to profit?

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Chago’s EV charging stations heading to France via Advenir program

The electric vehicle market is constantly expanding, with France being at the forefront of taking firm initiatives in EV solutions. Subsidies are already in place, and local municipalities have taken a strong, active role in building public EV charging networks to serve EV drivers. And now there is a new program called Advenir.

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