“The fast charging station is cost effective and innovative, because it can charge two electric vehicles simultaneously. Another significant benefit is its compact size; the charger is small and light enough to be installed on the wall of the garage saving space in comparison to traditional fast chargers.” – explains the CEO and founding partner of Unified Chargers, Jukka Anttonen. “Fast installation without lifting equipment adds further to the cost-effectiveness of the new charging station. A charger can be installed and connected to a pre-installed power cable in less than an hour.”
“So far feedback on the charger has been positive. Of course there will be surprises, and we hope that the users will give us constructive feedback so that we can develop the equipment and service experience further and more user-friendly.” – continues sales manager Mika Kujala from Leppäkosken Energia. “To get as much user experiences and testing data, we decided to lower the threshold of using the new charger by providing fast charging without any cost to the user. So we welcome all EV drivers to test the charger!” – invites Kujala. “Many users have complemented the good location next to high traffic road three. The power supply capacity is sufficient for several fast chargers and we’re prepared to extend the service in accordance with the increasing demand.” – promises Kujala.
Unified Chargers Oy is a Finnish company developing fast charging technology for electric vehicles. Unified Chargers was founded in 2017 and its charging stations have been awarded the Key Flag symbol as proof of the fully Finnish origins of both design and manufacturing.
Grid.vc is an alternative investment fund investing into start-ups disrupting the energy business. The first closing of the fund took place in 2019 and Grid.vc made three seed-stage investments during the year. Unified Chargers Oy is one of the three portfolio companies of Grid.vc.
Leppäkosken Energia Oy is a part of Leppäkoski Group operating in Pirkanmaa and Satakunta regions in Finland. The Group is committed to finding better solutions to changing customer needs, responsible operations and keeping its focus in the future. The Group utilizes new technologies and methods in its operations.