EV Connect Provides Expertise to Create Underwriters Laboratories’ First Global EV Installer Training Program

By February 9, 2011 Press Releases

EV Connect expertise instrumental in creating UL’s EV training protocol

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EV Connect, a leading provider of electric vehicle infrastructure solutions (EVISs), today announced a collaboration with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the leading product safety testing organization, to create UL’s first global training program for the EV installation industry. The program leverages EV Connect best practices, promotes sector efficiency and ultimately encourages the development of safely installed and maintained charging station infrastructure across all global markets.

“We recognize EV Connect’s extensive experience in the design and deployment of EV charging solutions and are confident their expertise will play a pivotal role in the successful rollout of infrastructure throughout the United States”

Underwriters Laboratories, the trusted source across the globe for product testing and certification, created UL University to develop training programs on safety standards and regulatory compliance for individuals, businesses, industry inspectors and regulators. UL University has collaborated with EV Connect, leveraging EV Connect’s leadership and 15-year history in electric vehicle charging solutions to define best practices for certified electricians and trainers as they begin to prepare cities and towns across the nation for the electric superhighway. Drawing from EV Connect’s deep industry experience in residential, commercial and municipal installations ensures that certified EV technicians will emulate its path of timely, cost effective deployments.

Ongoing, it is planned that EV Connect will be engaged in various EV training initiatives for municipal inspectors, electricians and original equipment manufacturers of electric vehicle infrastructure solutions. This move ensures the confidence and cohesiveness required to drive the EV industry forward.

“We consider it an honor to work with Underwriter Laboratories, the ultimate gold standard,” said Jordan Ramer, CEO of EV Connect. “We look forward to contributing to the creation of this landmark training program to equip future EV installers with the same high standards EV Connect has always maintained.”

About EV Connect, Inc.

EV Connect, an EV industry veteran and visionary, delivers best of breed electric vehicle infrastructure solutions (EVISs), applying its deep expertise to help OEMs design, engineer, install and maintain EV infrastructures. EV Connect is working to unify charging technologies in order to build a seamless Electric Superhighway. Based in Huntington Beach, California, EV Connect is driving EV adoption forward for commercial customers and EV industry partners alike. For more information please visit www.evconnect.com

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