FreeWire Technologies, a provider of battery-integrated EV charging stations and energy management solutions, has acquired Mobilyze.ai, a platform that uses artificial intelligence to help site hosts strategically place fast charging stations.
FreeWire says Mobilyze.ai’s charging analytics and prediction platform will provide powerful capabilities to help site hosts make data-driven decisions regarding charging station deployment.
Site hosts often lack the resources to know where to place fast chargers in order to maximize utilization and achieve the necessary return on investment. With the Mobilyze.ai integration, FreeWire customers will have access to data-driven recommendations on charger placement.
As part of the acquisition, Mobilyze.ai’s founders, David Keith and James Long, will join FreeWire’s product management team. Keith and Long have worked with Urban-X, Mini, Toyota, BGE and NYSERDA to advise on EV charging station deployment.
“This acquisition will give FreeWire customers an important tool in their decision-making process regarding infrastructure placement, which ultimately has a big impact on their ROI,” said Nate Rosenbloom, Senior Director of Product Management at FreeWire. “FreeWire and the Mobilyze.ai team share a common vision to facilitate the quick and efficient deployment of Boost Chargers.”
“Determining optimal locations for public EV charging stations to ensure profitability is extremely difficult today,” said David Keith, co-founder of Mobilyze.ai. “Bringing Mobilyze.ai into FreeWire’s suite of services will make it easier for site hosts to forecast site utilization in this rapidly changing transportation market.”
Source: FreeWire Technologies