The “EV Charger” application allows the IMEON inverter to communicate with electrical car charging station via the OCPP protocol.
Integrated into the IMEON OS. ONE operating system, the “EV Charger” is an innovative application developed by IMEON ENERGY and accessible free of charge to owners of an Imeon hybrid inverter.
The main purpose of the “EV Charger” application is to increase the self-consumption rate of a solar installation by starting the charging of an electrical car when it is connected to a charging station and an excess of solar production has been detected. The main advantage of this solution is that it is possible, via the OCPP protocol, for the IMEON inverter to send a load instruction with a power corresponding exactly to the excess energy. The charging station will then modulate its load power in order to use only energy generated by the solar system and not to draw electricity from the public grid.
The Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) is a communication protocol that basically allows the exchange of information and/or the sending of instructions between electrical car, charging stations and a central management system (to create an infrastructure similar to a phone network, for example). The initial version of this application was written by Joury de Reuver and Franck Buve. This protocol was created at the initiative of the Dutch foundation ELLaadNL with the main goal of creating an open protocol that would allow charging stations of different brands around the world to communicate with each other.
Much more than a manufacturer of solar hybrid inverters, IMEON ENERGY is constantly developing new software applications and working on projects related to artificial intelligence in order to improve the performance of its solutions and the satisfaction of owners of IMEON hybrid inverters.
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