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What Is OCPP and Why Does it Matter to Fleets?

OCPP is a protocol that outlines the requirements for standardized EV charger management software, but it’s up to users to implement it.
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Originally published on Fleet Forward by Julian Offermann on December 20, 2023.

EV fleet operators have two options for implementation — they can work with a vendor to build a bespoke solution, or they can adopt open source software that’s OCPP 2.0.1 compliant.

Open source software is freely available for use and modification by the public. The concept has been widely adopted in the tech industry with famous projects like Linux, the operating system used by Facebook and YouTube.

Now, open source is gaining traction in critical infrastructure as utility companies rapidly embrace it for digital transformation and grid modernization.And in the EV industry, Tesla, S44 and PIONIX have launched open source projects to make standardized charging more accessible across the industry.

Read the full article at Fleet Forward.

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