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E-Mobility

The penetration of Electric Vehicles (EV) is improving and shall soon represent an important market share in the car market. Car prices, range and public charging stations represent the biggest challenge for the adoptions of EV cars. This page concentrate on Public Networks.

Ecosystem:
emobility_environnementService Matrix:

Roles Definitions
Surrounding Model  
Charging Station Environment All components related to Charging Station Hardware.
– Charging Station Type Charging Station Type are categorised by the type of Power output and current (AC or DC).
– Access Type This does represent the medium to access a public station. These are generally RFID card reader, QR codes or simply via a Smartphone Application.
– Communication (M2M) This is the communication medium to manage Smart Charging Stations. These works over M2M (Machine to Machine) mobile data SIM card.
Network Management Systems Systems to Manage Charging Stations.
– Backend Systems Software system to manage, diagnose and operate Charging Stations over distance.
– TT Systems Software system to manage lists of issues with charging stations. These tickets will be shared with technical intervention units or service expert.
Customer Service: Customer organisation to support EV Driver.
– Network Assistance Assistance organisation to support public Charging Station Network.
– Car Assistance Support organisation for Drivers. These are generally sold as care systems for cars.
Customer Management Systems: System used by Customer Service to Manage Charging Station Networks.
– ERP (Billing Systems) Enterprise resource planning (ERP) which do manage all Authorization and link to Billing Systems.
– CRM Customer Relationship Systems.
Payment Systems: These are all payment methods to pay Charging transactions.
-Credit Card Credit Card such as Visa, Master Card…
-SMS Pay Number used with Mobile Phones.
-NFC Near Field Communication (NFC) used in conjunction with “Google Wallet” or “Apple Pay”.
Roaming Platforms: Platform to connect with Charging Station Operators and Emobility Providers.
– Hubject German Roaming Platform active mainly in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Nordic countries.
– Gireve French Roaming Platform mainly active in France.
Energy Provider: Company to provide energy for Charging Stations.
– Electricity utility Producer and the Delivery company of energy (electricity).
– PV Photovoltaics (PV) use the conversion of light into electricity to produce electricity.
Core Model  
Driver EV Driver
Charging Station Public Charging Station
Charging Station Owner Owner of a Public Charging Station. This could be a Parking, Restaurant or at any Public space.
Charging Station Operator (CSO) Charging Station Operators (Operators) do connect Charging Station to a Network and maintain it.
Emobility Provider (EMP) An EMP; Emobility Provider is a service provider for Driver. These companies do give access to Public Charging Station.

Market Drivers:
1. Attractive cars
2. Charging technologies
3. Efficient home and public charging stations

Challenges:
1. High Car Price
2. Low Range of cars
3. Availability of public charging stations

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