What is CHRGR.io?
CHRGR.io is a business-to-business marketplace for all stakeholders in the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) ecosystem, developed by Vahanomy. A place where commercial property owners, charge point operators, infrastructure investors, fleet operators, service providers and electric vehicle charging equipment vendors are brought together to be matched at the same location. CHRGR.io facilitates the trading of locations, products and services as well as providing supply and demand insights into the ECVI space.
Who are the users of CHRGR?
The users of CHRGR include the following who are in te EV charging infrastructure ecosystem:
- EV charging point operators (CPOs)
- Commercial and private property owners
- EV charging infrastructure investors
- Energy companies
- Auto companies
- Government, regional government and local government planners and engineers
- Policy organisations and think tanks
- Service providers to EV charging infrastructure ecosystem
- EVSE manufacturers and accessory providers for EV chargers
- Battery and power pack manufacturers
- Parking operators
- Data and analytics providers
- Fleet operators
- Value-added service providers to the EV charging infrastructure ecosystem
- Legal services providers to the EV charging infrastructure ecosystem
- Independent and off-grid power producers
What is the electric vehicle charging infrastructure ecosystem?
The electric vehicle charging infrastructure ecosystem is the network of equipment, systems, and stakeholders that deliver energy and charge electric vehicles. It includes different types of charging infrastructure, such as AC charging, DC charging, wireless charging, and bidirectional charging1. It also involves various actors, such as EV charging point operators, property owners, investors, energy companies, auto companies, government agencies, consultants, service providers, manufacturers, and consumers. The electric vehicle charging infrastructure ecosystem plays a significant role in boosting the demand for electric vehicles and supporting the decarbonisation of transport.
What are the benefits of CHRGR for the EV charging infrastructure ecosystem?
Some of the benefits of CHRGR for the EV charging infrastructure ecosystem are:
- It helps to optimise investment, reduce risk and accelerate the rollout of the EV charging infrastructure by providing data-driven insights and matching services.
- It helps to increase the availability and accessibility of EV charging points and other mobility hubs by facilitating the trading of locations and services among stakeholders.
- It helps to enhance customer experience and satisfaction by providing real-time information, perception analysis and value-added services.
- It helps to support the decarbonisation of transport and the adoption of autonomous vehicles by enabling and encouraging the use of electric vehicles.
What do you need from a land owner?
You should have freehold land for sale or be able to lease for multi-years.
As a Landlord / Commercial Property Owner looking to open car park spaces for Public EV ChargePoint conversion, can I list on CHRGR.io?
Yes. Open an account and list your property by entering the information required. Once posted CHRGR.io administration reviews this before activating the post to ‘live’ on the site. The post is now visible to any users of the site and only account holders can make an expression of interest to
contact you to engage in discussion.
Who takes care of permits, grid connection, construction, operations, and maintenance?
The charging point operator/infrastructure investor will normally do this.
Can CHRGR.io facilitate the listing of greenfield and brownfield sites for public EV Charging Point station or hub projects?
Yes. Open an account and list your property by entering the information required. Once posted CHRGR.io administrator reviews this before activating the post to ‘live’ on the site. The post is now visible to any users of the site and only account holders can make an expression of interest to
contact you to engage in discussion.
What is the typical size of a greenfield or brownfield site for EV charging?
Site sizes can vary by the requirement of a charging point operator and the location. Sites between 400 sq. metres to 6,000 square meters are generally preferred. Sites that are easily accessible from a motorway or arterial roads are preferred.
As a Landlord with no EV (Electric Vehicle) charging point capacity in a car park could I electrify some of it?
Depending on your business model and local regulations, you may have the option to charge a fee for EV charging services. This can create an additional revenue stream for your property while
offsetting the cost of installation and maintenance. You may also generate revenues from leasing the spaces on a monthly contract to a Charging Point Operator (CPO) who is looking to add EV charging point
capacity to their portfolio.
As an EV Charging Infrastructure Service Provider / EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) / EV Accessory vendor, what are the benefits of listing on CHRGR.io?
Use CHRGR.io to list a business or a set of individual products or services that support the supply chain for Public EV Charge Points. Bring an additional sales pipeline to your business. CHRGR.io gives business visibility among a dedicated business vertical. Get found by charging point operators looking for Products and Services.
As an EV Charging Point Operator, what are the benefits of listing on CHRGR.io?
Identify new sites that complement your current portfolio and connect directly with the landlord or property owner. Build brand awareness amongst the Public EV Charge point community by listing on CHRGR.io as a dedicated marketplace. Identify supply chain partners to expand business geography. Reduce the cost of scouting new sites and time to deliver additional EV charging point capacity.
What is the cost of using CHRGR.io?
We have different pricing options depending on if you are
a) Commercial Property Owner,
b) Charging Point Operator/EV infrastructure investor or
c) EVSE vendor or Service Provider.
You can find the pricing information on our Pricing page.