Charging station software developer EV Connect has signed a joint marketing and product agreement with GE’s Industrial Solutions business. GE will be a preferred charging station supplier of EV Connect, and EV Connect will be a preferred management provider for GE charging stations. EV Connect gains a perpetual license to access the GE WattStation Connect cloud-based operating platform.
“This expanded relationship with GE further solidifies EV Connect’s position as the recognized industry leader in the management of electric vehicle charging stations,” said EV Connect President Jordan Ramer. “Customer demand for a versatile and feature-rich management platform, combined with high-quality equipment, for their charging station infrastructure, is an essential element in the decision-making process.”
Since April 2014’s announcement by GE regarding open access to the WattStation network, both companies have pursued joint customer opportunities using GE’s charge stations and EV Connect’s management platform.
“Together with EV Connect, we will be able to provide customers with an innovative, end-to-end solution capable of meeting customers’ everyday EV charging station requirements,” said GE Senior Product Manager Seth Cutler. “The combination of our products and EV Connect’s service capabilities will help address the growing demands and expectations within the EV industry.”