WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) -
- EVE-100 test systems are becoming the test system of choice among EV and EV charging station manufacturers, installers, and independent test labs.
- Nearly 40 different brands of EV charging stations have been tested by Gridtest's EVE-100 to ensure interoperability with EVs around the world.
Gridtest® Systems, Inc. (www.gridtest.com), the first global manufacturer of Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure test systems that validate functionality, safety and interoperability of EV charging stations, announced 19 new customer wins including EV charging station manufacturers, independent labs, and installers. In addition, the company indicated it is working with virtually every EV manufacturer to address interoperability testing between EVs and charging stations.
"Globally, organizations are embracing Gridtest's EVE-100 as the test system of choice for validating interoperability, reliability, and safety of EVs and EV charging stations. In fact, nearly 40 different brands of EV charging stations have been tested by the EVE-100 today," said Neal Roche, CEO of Gridtest Systems. "Essentially an 'EV in a box,' our test set is an intuitive, one-touch tool that verifies and tracks the correct operation of EV charging stations in the lab or in the field, without the need of an actual EV present, saving time and money while alleviating safety concerns."
Gridtest's new customers represent some of the world's leading EV industry players including Argonne National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Powertech, OpConnect, ChargePoint Australia, Autel, Entrance Controls, Mainpine, and the United States Department of Energy. Gridtest's EVE-100 provides reassurance for EV charging station manufacturers, installation technicians, EV manufacturers, and independent test labs, by providing a tool to test interoperability, to demonstrate reliability, and to provide a record of safe, and functional operation.
Gridtest's EVE-100 performs rigorous diagnostics including interoperability testing, advanced GFI/RCD testing and more, to comprehensively ensure that products meet international standards. By emulating specific EVs, Gridtest's products can eliminate the need to ship current and prototype EVs to the field for testing. Detailed customizable reporting can be exported into standard formats and archived for future analysis and comparison. Gridtest's test system is the industry's only truly independent EV charger test platform designed to verify, track and ensure safe installation and operation of EV charging stations in the field, ensuring that an EV charging station will work properly the first time, eliminating the need for multiple truck rolls and onsite troubleshooting.
For more information visit www.gridtest.com, or contact Gridtest Systems at 1.818.600.2370.
About Gridtest Systems, Inc.
Gridtest Systems, a global Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure test equipment manufacturer, is the first to deliver test systems that measure and record interoperability, and demonstrate reliable and safe operation of EV charging stations, in accordance with United States and international industry standards. The company's EVE-100 effectively mimics a "EV in a box" providing users with an intuitive, one-touch tool that verifies and tracks EV charging station operation in a lab environment and in the field, without the need of an actual EV being present. Gridtest's EVE-100 provides peace of mind for EV charging station manufacturers, installation technicians, EV manufacturers, and independent test labs, by providing a mechanism to test interoperability.
Gridtest was one of the first companies to graduate from the Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator, and in October 2011, the company won the Cleantech Open California Region, the world's largest business competition designed to foster the most promising clean technology start-ups. A trusted, independent source for the EV industry, Gridtest sells its test equipment directly and through a global network of authorized dealers. For more information, contact Gridtest at www.gridtest.com or call +1.818.600.2370 or +33 977 195 434 in Europe.
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