ChargePoint Distributor in Top Gear

In addition to the motoring exhibits, stunt shows and crazy antics from the Clarkson-Hammond and May trio, Ireland’s biggest motoring show – the Top Gear Festival in Dublin, will be host to the latest electric vehicles charging technology from Charge Point Services Ltd.

The stylish CPS Major, the first wall-mounted charging unit to be formally launched in the UK and Ireland, is packed with features to provide a cost effective networked charging point for fast easy installation for corporate, public and private parking areas.

The CPS Major will be on display on the MCC Controls stand T6 – located on the top floor, MCC Controls are Charge Point’s distributor in Ireland and are industry experts with over 14 years experience supplying electrical products and services across diverse industry sectors.

Joe McCarthy, Managing Director, MCC Controls said. “Charge Point Services are unique in their market position with their ability to provide charging solutions to meet all level of charging requirements. From single socket wall mounted systems, to multiple socket, 3 pin and 7 pin connectivity, utilising single and 3 phase charging. This gives enormous flexibility to purchasers looking for a long term solution which can grow as their requirement increases. We are confident that as distributors of Charge Point’s solutions, together with our own expertise in this sector, we can provide unique solutions to organisations looking for this technology in Ireland.”

The CPS Major offers single socket 3 pin or Mennekes 7 pin connectivity with optional 3 phase 400v, with 3, 7 and 18 kWh charging. It provides RFID card activation and has an ultra bright TFT-LCD screen with customisable messages. It has thermal protection (RCD) which can be reset remotely. Its network communications through GPRS has remote diagnostics, control and upgrades. Other features include:

· PLC Communication

· 1 GB Memory

· Bespoke software dashboard for data collection including sms/email notification to the user.

· Bi-directional energy meter.

Alex Bamberg, Sales Director, ChargePoint Services, added. “MCC Controls is a great partner for Charge Point, their position as respected suppliers within corporate and local authorities within Ireland as well as their understanding of the electric vehicle marketplace is a unique advantage. Ireland has already taken the step of agreeing its electric charging infrastructure will be 7 pin 3 phase throughout, and will only install charging points with this capability, and together Charge Point and MCC are ideally placed to provide total electric vehicle charging solutions to meet this requirement.

ChargePoint Services has been established to provide complete business solutions around the deployment of charging equipment for plug-in battery and hybrid vehicles. With a networked architecture, their systems allow true interoperability and driver roaming access across local, regional and national boundaries, irrespective of charging post owner, network scheme operator or energy provider.

Funded and managed by experienced entrepreneurs and executives from the electric vehicle, financial software, networking, civil engineering and EV charging infrastructure industries. ChargePoint Service’s management team has extensive experience in the delivery of public and private sector infrastructure projects and integrated management systems.

Headquartered in London, ChargePoint Services provides a comprehensive turnkey solution for charge point delivery through the UK and Ireland, providing customers with future proof, fully monitored, revenue generating business models.

MCC Controls has been supplying a variety of industrial electrical products to industry in Ireland for over 14 years. The Company’s core business is as franchised distributor for many of the major manufacturers.

They are the distributor in Ireland for:
– Salzer Control Switches and Isolators
– Allen-Bradley Industrial Controls
– ChargePoint Electric Vehicle Charging Stations ….and many more

MCC offer a friendly and knowledgeable sales service to a wide variety of industries in Ireland.

Their dedicated sales team is focused on customer service and offers technical advice to ensure the correct selection of product. They pride themselves on a responsive and flexible approach to meeting
clients’ various needs and endeavour to maintain a close working relationship with those customers.

MCC Controls will also be exhibiting the Vectrix VX-1 Electric Maxi-Scooter, you will find them at stand T6 on the top floor.