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National Drive Electric Week continued into the weekend with this big event in San Diego, one of dozens around the country and beyond to raise awareness of the growing array of electric-vehicle options for drivers. Greenlots’ Tom Ashley, our Director … Continue reading

Greenlots, CapitaLand, BMW expand Singapore EV charging stations – Coverage

Industry trade publication Fleets and Fuels covered the Greenlots charging-station expansion project with BMW and CapitaLand here.

Automotive Business Review’s Green Power Train wrote about the story here.

Channel NewsAsia covered the project here.

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A BMW I8 electric car charges up at a Greenlots-powered station in a CapitaLand facility in Singapore

The Business Times of Singapore also covered the story (note: story is behind a subscription paywall).

 

 

CNBC – Electric car charging stations power up in Singapore

CNBC talked with Greenlots Senior Vice President Lin-Zhuang Khoo about our recent project with BMW to add electric-vehicle charging stations at five CapitaLand locations in Singapore. Watch the video here:

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Greenlots SVP Lin-Zhuang Khoo talks to CNBC about the company’s BMW- CapitaLand electric-vehicle charging station project

Frost & Sullivan Awards Greenlots For Innovation

September 9, 2015

Frost & Sullivan Presents Greenlots with 2015 Competitive Strategy Innovation & Market Leadership Award 

Greenlots recognizes industry demand for open standards-based electric vehicle charging

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — September 9,2015 — Based on its recent independent analysis of the North American electric vehicle (EV) charging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Greenlots with the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership. A pioneer in grid management and leveraging open standards to future-proof EV networks, Greenlots enables utilities, automakers and site hosts to deliver a superior customer experience. Its flagship SKY Smart Charging solution uses Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP), the de facto open standard in accessible, affordable and scalable EV charging.

Greenlots has adopted the energy and EV industry’s open-standards protocols (OpenADR 2.0b) and Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP), bridging charging stations and network management software. The company’s strategy has established it as an innovator, as open standards allow global customers to easily mix and match charging stations from various manufacturers without the risk of obsolescence or vendor lock-in. Greenlots preserves a seamless experience by leveraging various open standards on a single platform and offers a future-proof solution that utilities can integrate with demand-management initiatives.

“Greenlots operates truly intelligent EV-charging infrastructure,” said Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst Prajyot Sathe. “Its charging solutions have found application across residential, workplace and public locations in more than 13 countries. Importantly, these systems are tailored to meet the specific needs of site hosts, including utilities, municipalities, workplaces and retail properties.”

Illustrating the broad-based, cross-industry support for open standard-based solutions, Greenlots’ global partners include major automakers, utilities, charging station manufacturers, and infrastructure operators. Pilot projects with leading utilities, such as Southern California Edison and BC Hydro, highlight Greenlots’ successes in demand-side management, while the company’s partnerships with large automakers, such as BMW Asia, Kia Motors America, and Nissan, exemplify the emphasis automotive suppliers are placing on charging interoperability.

“We are honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan,” said Greenlots CEO Brett Hauser. “This award underscores the value that current industries are placing on an open model as a means of accelerating a clean energy and mobility future.”

For its overall value and keen understanding of customers’ requirements, Frost & Sullivan is pleased to present Greenlots with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has leveraged competitive intelligence to successfully execute a strategy that results in stronger market share, competitive brand positioning and customer satisfaction. Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

About Greenlots

Greenlots is a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks and grid management. Designed to answer the needs of site hosts offering workplace and public charging applications, Greenlots’ SKY Smart Charging™ platform is a robust network management solution that utilizes Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP), the largest open standard for charger-to-network communications. SKY is the only charging network to be OpenADR 2.0b-certified and enables utilities and site hosts to work together on demand response programs, leveraging EVs as a grid resource and avoiding costly energy infrastructure upgrades. Greenlots is headquartered in San Francisco and has deployed solutions in 13 countries around the globe. Visit www.greenlots.com for more information or follow us on Twitter @greenlots.

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Greenlots, BMW Expand Singapore Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In Five CapitaLands Properties

SINGAPORE, Aug. 30, 2015 — Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, today announced it is working with BMW Group Asia to provide Singapore’s growing population of electric vehicle (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) owners with additional electric vehicle charging stations at CapitaLand properties in the Central Business District (CBD) and beyond. Greenlots is overseeing the installation, operation and maintenance of the charging stations.

This rollout marks a new era for Singapore, as it signals the commitment to expand open-standards based electric vehicle charging for public use in the city-state. It is also the largest collaboration between a leading real estate developer and a premium automobile manufacturer to install public EV charging infrastructure. This will bring the total number of Greenlots’ public EV charging stations in Singapore to 47 in 31 locations.

“This installment marks a significant milestone for electric mobility in Singapore, as we lay a sustainable foundation for the sector to thrive. We are dedicated to accelerating EV adoption in the city-state and a robust charging network needs support from car companies and the real estate sector. We are pleased to be partnering with industry leaders as we bolster open-standards based public EV charging for Singapore,” said Mr. Lin Khoo, Senior Vice-President of Greenlots.

On the heels of the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car launched in Singapore BMW Group Asia and Greenlots teamed up for the first phase of deployment to install public charging stations at five strategic CapitaLand locations in the CBD which are already operational today.  The six operational charging stations at the CapitaLand properties are located at Capital Tower, CapitaGreen (two stations), One George Street, Raffles City Singapore and Six Battery Road. The second phase is currently being implemented at four of CapitaLand’s shopping malls: Bedok Mall and The Atrium@Orchard, and The Star Vista and Westgate (two stations each).

Leading the real estate industry in supporting sustainable mobility, CapitaLand will offer an extensive public EV charging network in Singapore with 12 charging stations across nine strategic locations. Out of the 31 public EV charging locations, CapitaLand properties make up nearly one-third of the entire island-wide network. This makes CapitaLand the developer with the largest network of public EV charging stations in Singapore. It is also the first and only developer in South-east Asia to introduce a network of charging stations for EVs and PHEVs that spans properties across the integrated development, shopping mall, serviced residence, office and residential sectors. The EV charging stations available at CapitaLand properties will be accessible to all owners of EVs by any manufacturer.  EV owners simply have to register via the Greenlots mobile app in order to start using the public charging network.

Mr. Tan Seng Chai, Group Chief Corporate Officer, CapitaLand Limited and Chairman of the CapitaLand Sustainability Steering Committee, said, “As a responsible developer, CapitaLand is committed to operating our buildings in a sustainable manner.  We understand that the availability of charging stations is key to greater adoption of EVs, which helps reduce carbon emissions. As property owners, we therefore recognize the instrumental role we can play in helping to make charging infrastructure more accessible. CapitaLand is set to offer over 100 EV charging stations at more than 40 properties throughout Asia and Europe, across integrated, shopping mall, serviced residence, office and residential developments. This will form an integrated CapitaLand network of charging stations, where our customers who are EV owners can plug-in and charge their cars easily and seamlessly when they live, work and play at our properties.”

Public Charging
ChargeNow, BMW i’s public charging programme, enables BMW i drivers with access to a network of public charging stations located in various office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, industrial parks and buildings in Singapore. Greenlots administers ChargeNow inSingapore and enables local BMW i customers to access its vast and expansive network of AC charging units by using the BMW i ChargeNow card and Greenlots mobile app. Real-time information about the availability and location of these stations is provided to BMW i drivers via the car’s BMW Navigation system Professional to assist them in locating the nearest available charging point.

About Greenlots
Greenlots is a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks and grid management. Designed to answer the needs of site hosts offering workplace and public charging applications, Greenlots’ SKY Smart Charging™ platform is a robust network management solution that utilizes Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP), the largest open standard for charger-to-network communications. SKY is the only charging network to be OpenADR 2.0b certified and enables utilities and site hosts to work together on demand response programs, leveraging EVs as a grid resource and avoiding costly energy infrastructure upgrades. Greenlots is headquartered in San Francisco and has deployed solutions in 13 countries around the globe. Visitwww.greenlots.com for more information or follow us on Twitter @greenlots.

About CapitaLand Limited
CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore.  The company leverages its significant asset base, design and development capabilities, active capital management strategies, extensive market network and operational capabilities to develop high-quality real estate products and services.  Its diversified global real estate portfolio includes integrated developments, shopping malls, serviced residences, offices and homes.  Its two core markets are Singapore and China, while Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have been identified as new growth markets.  The company also has one of the largest real estate fund management businesses with assets located in Asia. CapitaLand’s listed real estate investment trusts are Ascott Residence Trust, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, CapitaLand Mall Trust, CapitaLand Retail China Trust and CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust.
www.capitaland.com

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