Autel Energy’s MaxiCharger DC Fast and DC Compact EV chargers attain ENERGY STAR® certification, signifying superior energy efficiency and eligibility for government incentives.
Today, Autel Energy, a prominent provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, announced that its MaxiCharger DC Fast and DC Compact chargers have been awarded the prestigious ENERGY STAR® certification. This designation underscores these chargers’ superior energy efficiency, using 40% less energy in standby mode compared to standard EV chargers.
Why It Matters
Receiving the ENERGY STAR® certification is a significant milestone for Autel Energy as it affirms the company’s commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency. According to John Thomas, Autel’s Chief Operating Officer, the certification signifies the company’s ongoing dedication to efficient energy use and its ambition to become a market leader. This certification also makes Autel Energy’s chargers eligible for a range of government grants, resources, and tax incentives tied to ENERGY STAR® products.
The ENERGY STAR® certification demonstrates that the MaxiCharger DC Fast and MaxiCharger DC Compact chargers have met or surpassed the stringent standards of the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Program managed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These models join the company’s family of residential and commercial MaxiChargers that have earned the ENERGY STAR® certification.
The certified chargers also offer connected functionalities, including participation in utility demand response programs via open communication protocols. Such features augment the value proposition of Autel Energy’s products, contributing to improved air quality and public health, and supporting the fight against climate change.
Autel Energy’s achievement of the ENERGY STAR® certification for its commercial and residential chargers reflects the company’s commitment to pushing energy-efficient technologies to the market. John Thomas, Autel’s Chief Operating Officer, noted the company’s pride in the recognition and stated that the Energy Star logo represents energy efficiency and safety standards familiar to consumers.
Offering an array of products, including AC (Level 2) residential and commercial chargers, bi-directional DC vehicle-to-everything (V2X) home charging, DC fast charging (Level 3), and digital energy management tools, Autel Energy’s solutions support grid stability and enhance the EV experience, pushing the boundaries of EV mobility.