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We regularly come across consumers who want to join the commercial electric charging station bandwagon, but aren’t sure how. Often, these people would be the owner of a commercial complex or on the board of a residential condo. Many times they represent a municipality or are involved in a smart cities mission. The concerns these users share with us usually follow a theme. So, we thought we would use this post to address the most pressing concerns of anyone contemplating to become a part of the EV revolution.

Why should I buy a commercial EV charging station?

With an increase in the sales of electric vehicles, there is a growing need for commercial charging stations. These drivers need an infrastructure that lets them charge at their convenience. Providing your customers, employees and residents a commercial charger is an attractive amenity that will promote loyalty and satisfaction with users. And with a Level 2 electric vehicle charging station like EV Meter, you can let two EV drivers quickly charge their vehicles at the same time

Can vehicles be charged when it’s raining or snowing?

Yes, electric vehicle charging stations that come with IP55 certification are extremely weather resistant, waterproof and operable in both hot and cold conditions. EV Meter, in fact, can be installed both outdoors and indoors with either pedestal or wall-mounted styles.

How do users pay for charging their EVs?

Different EV charging station manufacturers have different provisions for EV charging payments. Many manufacturers lock drivers in with cumbersome subscription plans. Others, like EV Meter, are powered by Nayax’s VPOS Touch cashless solution which accepts multiple cashless options including swipe, contact and contactless credit cards, QR codes and mobile wallets. The latter, of course, provides EV drivers maximum convenience when it comes time to pay. EV Meter also supports prepaid cards for closed-loop environments like workplaces or residential complexes.

What’s the importance of telemetry for an EV charging stations?

Telemetry capabilities provide operators with 24×7 remote access to their EV charging stations. Operators can track usage and gain access to comprehensive monthly reports and bills and other precise data. Additionally, with smart data, real-time adverse event alerts can also be received. In EV Meter, this capability is powered by Nayax’s VPOS Touch.

Are there any additional earning opportunities that come with EV charging stations?

Not all EV charging stations provide additional revenue sources, but state-of-the-art charging stations like EV Meter come with digital displays to showcase custom advertisements. In EV Meter, an 8-inch intuitive touchscreen can be set up remotely to play videos and graphics at specific dates and times.

Now, our FAQ page addresses even more queries we receive from potential buyers; hop over there and have a look. Have even more questions? We would love to chat! Contact us here.

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