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1 May 2020

Everon becomes official member of the OpenADR and Open Charge Alliance

EV charging management platform Everon becomes an official member of the OpenADR and Open Charge Alliance, to ensure open standards implementation throughout the energy and electric vehicle (EV) industry respectively.

AMSTERDAM, May 1, 2020 – The OpenADR Alliance is a corporation established to accelerate the development, adoption and compliance of standards that enforce a smart grid. Everon actively participates in the Alliance by validating and providing feedback based on real-life applications coming from their platform.

The Open Charge Alliance (OCA) is an electric vehicle (EV) industry alliance to foster global development, adoption and compliance of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP). The goal of the protocol is to have a uniform solution for the method of communication between any charging station and a central management system. Everon’s feedback has direct impact on how the OCPP is shaped and how it will look like in the future. This collaboration ensures superior experience for the entire EV industry, whether you are a driver, site owner or network operator.

Everon and their customers contribute to and benefit from open industry standards. Utilities, for instance, can benefit from an increased grid reliability or attainment of demand response goals. On the other hand, businesses can maximize utility incentives and mitigate the impact of critical peak pricing.

“Open source and open standards have been the foundation of our software and digital transformation throughout the years. Being a member of OCA allows us to apply the very same principles and experiences in the EV charging world, in order to deliver the best user experience in a collaborative and open way”—said Piotr Krzepczak, Chief Technology Officer at Everon.

Being part of both established and widely adopted standards allows Everon, together with other crucial players, to contribute to the industry and move eMobility forward.

About Everon Everon is an EV charging management platform that allows any business to create its own dynamic charging network. It operates in one of the fastest growing sectors, eMobility and serves top tier companies from all over the world. The platform is hardware agnostic, it supports over 21 different languages and allows businesses to integrate with various API’s. https://everon.io

About the OpenADR Alliance The Alliance was created to standardize, automate, and simplify Demand Response (DR) and Distributed Energy Resources (DER) to enable utilities and aggregators to cost-effectively manage growing energy demand & decentralized energy production, and customers to control their energy future. OpenADR is an open, highly secure, and two-way information exchange model and Smart Grid standard. https://www.openadr.org/

About the Open Charge Alliance OCA is an industry alliance of EV charging hardware and software vendors and charging network operators and service providers. OCA’s mission is to foster global development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and related standards through collaboration, education and testing. OCA was formed to continue and extend the work of the OCPP Forum, adding an international dimension, stronger organizational structure, and capabilities for protocol compliancy and formal certification. https://www.openchargealliance.org/

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