ChargePoint Holdings, Inc. provides electric vehicle (EV) charging networks and charging solutions in the United States and internationally. The company provides comprehensive solutions for any size fleet and is fundamental to the build-out of global EV charging infrastructure. The company was founded in 2007 as a pure-play focused on EV infrastructure with the intention of serving the needs of EV drivers and the EV industry at large. The company is headquartered in Campbell, California, and has offices across the US and Europe.
ChargePoint Holdings offers a portfolio of hardware, software, and services that provide an end-to-end solution for EV charging needs of all varieties. The company serves the commercial, fleet, and residential markets and lays claim to a network of more than 18,000 EV charging stations and growing. Among the many attractive features of ChargePoint’s stations is the open nature of the network. Individuals, businesses, and OEM manufacturers can easily join and use the stations at any public location, worldwide while tracking their activity with cloud-based software.
Solutions for fleet management include charging stations, fleet management software, and cloud-supported hardware. Solutions for businesses include in-house charging points that can be used internally, provided to clients and customers as an amenity, or used as a source of income. Solutions for individuals include propriety, award-winning hardware installed in-home, and access to the worldwide network of charging stations.
The network of charging stations can be located and accessed via a mobile app. The app shows all charge points within a set distance and indicates which ones are free or in use. The app can also control the charging session and other account features including payments.
As of 2022, company stats indicated a charge was completed every second of the day and the pace was accelerating. In regard to the company’s scope and reach, more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies are customers and that figure is only limited because there is so much competition in the market.
The four key differences that set ChargePoint apart from its competition are its networked charging stations, complete cloud-based software solutions for all verticals, the mobile app, and 24/7 service for clients. The networked charging system alone allows for easy access to stations as well as improving uptime, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.