CAMPBELL, Calif., October 6, 2010 – Coulomb Technologies today announced that its ChargePoint® CT500 and CT2000 charging stations have been certified to Underwriters Laboratories’ new requirements UL Subject 2594. UL Subject 2594 is the safety requirement covering Electric Vehicle (EV) supply equipment, and Coulomb’s ChargePoint CT500 and CT2000 product families have been evaluated to this standard. The Level II 208/240 VAC @ 30 A CT500 residential and CT2000 stations join Coulomb’s CT2100 dual output (Level I and II combined) as certified to UL 1998, UL 991, UL 2231-1 and UL 2231-2 standards. All Coulomb products are available to order and currently shipping.
“UL listing is extremely important to our existing and potential customers as it is regarded as the most respected of safety standards,” said Richard Lowenthal, CEO of Coulomb Technologies. “Coulomb’s ChargePoint stations are the first to be listed under UL’s new standards for infrastructure components. This listing is important to the widespread adoption of electric drive vehicles. Ensuring the safety of these new technologies is critical to commercial scale adoption and consumer acceptance.”
UL evaluates representative products, components, materials and systems for compliance to specific requirements, and authorizes manufacturers of compliant products to display the UL Mark on those products. Coulomb’s UL Listed product family includes:
Coulomb’s charging stations are part of the ChargePoint® Network, which is open to all drivers of plug-in vehicles and all manufacturers of plug-in vehicle charging stations. ChargePoint Network’s unique features include:
Coulomb Technologies is the leader in electric vehicle charging systems and application services, with the ChargePoint Network now operating in 14 countries, and Network Operations Centers in the U.S., London, and Hong Kong. Coulomb provides a vehicle-charging infrastructure, with an open system driver network: the ChargePoint Network provides multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet managers, Drivers, and Utilities, and ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations ranging in capability from 120 Volt to 240 Volt AC charging and up to 500 Volt DC charging. For more information, follow Coulomb on Twitter at twitter.com/coulombevi. To request a charging station in your area, visit www.mychargepoint.net/request-station.php. To download the ChargePoint iPhone App, click here.