To drive the energy transition forward, electromobility must be able to rely on user-friendly charging solutions. All the more reason for companies, car dealerships, property owners and municipal utilities to benefit from an all-inclusive solution for electric cars with Compleo's AC and DC charging stations that comply with calibration law.
Apart from special protection against vandalism and corrosion, this is ensured by our SAM® solution that conforms to calibration law, a clever busbar system and our open system which allows the use of different back ends. Also included, if you like: Our service from planning to installation and maintenance of your charging station.
Charging stations for an electric car generally differentiate between AC and DC charging stations:
For a charging station, "DC" (direct current) means rapid charging with a rectifier, whereby the current flows directly into the electric car battery. The charging capacity is generally higher than with AC charging stations and is particularly preferred when a great amount of charging capacity needs to be available in a short time, such as during short stops on the motorway.
Following the market launch of our Cito 240 and Cito 500, Compleo is incidentally the first charging station manufacturer to provide DC charging stations that comply with calibration law. This is important because conformity with calibration law has also been legally stipulated for DC charging stations since April 1, 2019 and guarantees that users only pay for what they actually purchase – just like at a standard filling station.
"AC" (alternating current), on the other hand, refers to regular charging using alternating current, which is converted into direct current inside the electric car.
Most regular AC charging points have a capacity of 22 kW. We recommend this charging variant especially when operators such as municipal utilities want to set up charging stations at semi-public locations - such as a supermarket parking lot.
Our AC charging stations in detail
Our DC charging stations in detail
What is the purpose of charging stations in public and semi-public zones? There's no question: the future belongs to carbon-neutral mobility concepts – whether in the city or in the countryside. Companies, municipal utilities and operators with an own charging infrastructure can also position themselves as environmental envoys and implement sustainable business models.
We are a strong partner who will enable you to put into operation safe, low-cost AC and DC charging stations that comply with calibration law. Compleo has also specialised in scalable load management for this purpose. In addition, efficient busbar systems, intelligent cable management, flexible installation variants and a roaming-capable back end not only benefit the individual electric car, but also the economic dimensioning of entire logistics and company fleets.
Thanks to a wide range of research projects and interdisciplinary committee and standardisation work, Compleo customers benefit in many ways from our expertise for charging solutions. Our charging stations follow an open approach: You can carry out or use all necessary hardware-related services yourself or with a partner of your choice. For example, our charging stations can be connected to any back end system. Upon request, we can also help you to successfully set up your charging infrastructure with additional complementary services. Whatever suits you. Our project management is as follows:
We will first carry out a site check to verify the conditions for your charging station infrastructure.
After acquiring the data, you will be presented with a charging station solution tailored to your wishes.
Then we plan the installation and take into account whether the charging capacity may require an application for network expansion or whether civil engineering work will have to be commissioned.
We carry out the installation and put the charging station into operation.
If necessary, the charging station is coupled with a back end of your choice.
After completion you can commence with charging – afterwards we can also be your service partner for repairs and maintenance.
Electromobility is gaining ground. Indispensable in this context: Efficient charging cables and reliable charging station infrastructure. But what do you actually pay if you decide to use one or more charging stations? We will give you an overview and explain why the costs for a charging station or entire charging infrastructures cannot be charged at a flat rate.
Prices for charging stations primarily depend on the type and number of "EV charging stations" you want to put into operation. Individual wallboxes for an electric car are naturally more affordable than, say, larger charging infrastructures for logistics fleets.
Charging stations which are to be additionally connected to a back end require appropriate interfaces which ensure communication with the charging station.
Concerning the installation, the costs incurred vary according to the effort involved: A wallbox which is installed and put into operation by a qualified electrician is of course less expensive than if several charging stations, including concrete bases and additional technical and manual work due to cable laying and the like, are necessary to build or dimension your fleet.
However, attractive subsidies also prove that electromobility and the development of a charging infrastructure is definitely sensible. You can find out the extent and conditions under which your charging station infrastructure is subsidised in our guide blog, which we have created especially for this topic, or simply contact us. All Compleo charging stations are eligible!