Epyon Power, an European supplier of intelligent fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles, announced compatibility with the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and said that it will also embrace other commonly used standards for back-office integration.
Epyon’s Terra charge stations are the first DC chargers to offer compatibility with OCPP, a widely-adopted, free-to-use standard. Compatibility with such protocols allows service operators to connect Epyon Terra charge stations in the field with their centralized back office, enabling real-time user authentication and authorization and a variety of other charging-related functionalities.
Epyon will also release a range of interfaces for back-office systems that support proprietary protocols, including the POD Point Network protocol by POD Point Ltd. All Terra DC fast-charging systems can be delivered with a built-in RFID reader, which allows users to simply swipe their card and be authenticated in any back-office system via the network link.
Epyon’s Terra DC fast-charging solutions can recharge an EV battery in as little as 15 to 30 minutes compared with eight hours when using a regular power outlet. Terra systems provide an unparalleled range of connectivity options to help operators run their charging network more efficiently, including remote maintenance and management of the charging process.