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Read the story CPO Stories Looking back at 2022: A foundation for the electric future

What a year it has been. When we look back on 2022, we see progress. The year opened just after we migrated our products and services to the Plugsurfing Power Platform, our new foundation for a future of emobility based on partnerships and innovation.

Read the story CPO Stories How to improve the EV ecosystem with data: A conversation with Data Analyst Teodor Sundberg

Data sits at the heart of any digital ecosystem, forming the basis of communication between systems and providing users with critical information. Plugsurfing Data Analyst Teodor Sundberg has shared the data trends he sees driving developments in the emobility ecosystem.

Read the story CPO Stories Laying the foundation for emobility: Germany’s Masterplan II for charging infrastructure

No country stands for a premium car experience more than Germany. To untangle the webs hindering the rollout of charge points in the country, Germany’s (relatively) new liberal governing coalition released its revamped Masterplan II in October. The secret sauce? Alliance thinking.

Read the story CPO Stories Extend your network with a click: An intro to internal roaming

Imagine you can grow your charging sessions and offer more value to your existing customers. “Internal roaming” lets you partner with charge point operators (CPOs) and e-mobility service providers (EMPs) without any third parties, complex contracts, and integrations. Our customers and partners can tap into it through the Plugsurfing Power Platform.

Read the story CPO Stories Preparing for the busy public charging summer season: An interview with charge point operator Kople

At EVS35 (The 35th Electric Vehicle Symposium) in Oslo, we had the chance to talk with Tine Holm-Hansen and Stig Werner Amundsen from Kople. They explained how Kople is getting ready for the summer and the challenges this busy time presents for CPOs.

Read the story CPO Stories Roaming and making mobility simple and sustainable: A conversation with Wilhelm Henriksson and Sajal Chakravarty

We recently sat down with Wilhelm Henriksonn, Plugsurfing’s previous Product Manager for the Roaming Marketplace team and now our Strategy and BI Lead, and Sajal Chakravarty, our newest team member who will manage the Roaming Marketplace, to talk about the philosophy behind their work.

Read the story CPO Stories Day in a life of a Charge Point Operator: why the driver experience matters

We sat down with Ragnhild Hurum from Smart Service Norge, who supports Kople, and Aksel Alm Zachariassen, who works as a Mobility specialist from Fortum Markets to talk about their everyday challenges helping drivers charge and supporting business customers in managing their charger network.

Read the story CPO Stories Configure access and price at your chargers for every scenario

When designing the Plugsurfing Power Platform, added flexibility with price profiles so charge point operators can create an unlimited number of profiles based on the characteristics defined by their partners.

Read the story CPO Stories A day in a life of a charge point operator

EV drivers are all too familiar with how annoying it is to pull up to a charger that’s out of order or obstructed, especially when there’s no alternative nearby. To keep this from happening to drivers, charge point operators use management systems like the Plugsurfing Power Platform to ensure their chargers are online, operational, and delivering energy to drivers.