Kempower Production to Begin in North America After Receiving Nationally Recognized ETL Certification

Share

Kempower, worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles; is given ‘Electrical Testing Laboratories’ certification from Intertek Testing Laboratories, allowing for production to begin at its new production facility in North America.

Kempower established its North America site in Durham, NC in the Spring of 2023.
Kempower established its North America site in Durham, NC in the Spring of 2023.
  • Charging Satellite Pre-orders Now Available
  • First Customer Deliveries Underway

DURHAM, NC (Friday, November 10, 2023) Kempower, worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles; is given ‘Electrical Testing Laboratories’ certification from Intertek Testing Laboratories, allowing for production to begin at its new production facility in North America.

“This is a major milestone for our company, specifically for production that can now officially take place here at our production site in Durham,” said Tim Joyce, President of Kempower North America.

“ETL certification gives Kempower authorization to produce and ship complete charging stations from our new facility, opening a door for large-scale mass production and distribution,” said Joyce.

The ETL Listed Marking is a certified indicator to customers, including but not limited to retailers and distributors, that Kempower’s long-awaited satellites have been tested by Intertek and found to be in compliance with accepted national standards, and now can be also produced and delivered from Kempower Durham facility.

“This clearly cements Kempower fast-charging DC satellites as a top choice for chargers. This seal is an indicator that in fact, Kempower products are safe to sell all across North America,” said Joyce.

“Now that the ETL certification is in place, we are preparing for an influx in preorders for 2024 as we increase our product availability, with a target to match current production levels at our flagship headquarters in Lahti, Finland from which Kempower delivered approximately 10,000 charging points in 2022,” said Marcus Suvanto, Director Operations & Business Development, Kempower North America.

Kempower North America Fast facts:

  • Kempower established its North America site in Durham, NC in the Spring of 2023.
  • Kempower Inc. is now producing NEVI compliant DC fast-charging units in step with The NCDOT’s NEVI plan.
  • Kempower’s manufacturing site in NC is facilitated, in part, by a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) approved by the state’s Economic Investment Committee.

“We are thankful to our current customers around the globe who have been receiving shipments from our headquarters in Finland allowing us to tailor to their specific fast-charging DC satellite needs; now we can duplicate this high-level of production and service to new customers who choose to partner with us to speed up the electric evolution,” said Tomi Ristimäki, CEO Kempower.

You can stay informed about Kempower’s technological advancements in EV charging technology by subscribing to our newsletter, following us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. You can also watch informational videos on our YouTube channel and reach out to a representative at a location nearest you, to become a Kempower partner.

 

Kempower media contacts:

Paula Savonen, VP, Communications, Kempower

paula.savonen@kempower.com

+358 400 343 851

 

North America:

Miracle King-Wilson, Communications Manager, North America

miracle.king-wilson@kempower.com

+ 984-327-8342

 

Kempower in brief:

We design and manufacture reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles. Our vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere. Our product development and production are based in Finland, with most of our materials and components sourced locally. We focus on all areas of e-mobility, from electric cars, trucks, and buses to machines and marine. Our modular and scalable charging system and world-class software are designed by EV drivers for EV drivers, enabling the best user experience for our customers around the world. Kempower is listed in the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland. www.kempower.com

Keywords

Contacts

Subscribe to releases from Kempower Oyj

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Kempower Oyj by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Kempower Oyj

Kempowerista Extreme E -kilpailusarjan virallinen latauskumppani23.2.2024 09:30:00 EET | Tiedote

Kempowerista tulee maastoautokilpailusarja Extreme E:n virallinen latauskumppani. Extreme E -kilpailusarja vie sähköiset katumaasturit ja uusimman teknologian maailman syrjäisimpiin ja haastavimpiin ympäristöihin. Sarjan taustalla on sama tiimi, joka perusti myös Formula E -kilpailusarjan. Extreme E tarjoaa Kempowerille loistavan testialustan kehittää ja parantaa yhtiön pikalatausratkaisuja äärimmäisissä olosuhteissa.

Kempower becomes Extreme E racing series’ official charging partner23.2.2024 09:30:00 EET | Press release

Kempower becomes the official charging partner for the radical off-road racing series Extreme E. Extreme E racing series, founded by the same team behind Formula E, showcases electric SUVs and futuristic technologies in some of the world’s most remote and challenging environments. Kempower’s goal to produce durable DC fast-charging solutions that can withstand extreme conditions makes Extreme E the ideal testbed to develop and enhance such innovations.

Kempower ja Polarium vauhdittavat sähköajoneuvojen pikalatausinfraa energian varastointiteknologian avulla22.2.2024 09:30:00 EET | Tiedote

Johtava energian varastointiteknologian kehittäjä Polarium ja sähköajoneuvojen pikalatausratkaisuja tarjoava Kempower ovat solmineet kumppanuuden kehittääkseen sähköajoneuvojen pikalatausratkaisuja energian varastointiteknologian avulla. Yhteistyö tähtää parantamaan sähköajoneuvojen, erityisesti raskaan liikenteen latauskapasiteettia, jonka latausinfran kasvua rajoittaa tällä hetkellä Euroopassa sähköverkkojen kapasiteetti.

Kempower and Polarium to boost DC fast charging solutions with cutting-edge energy storage support22.2.2024 09:30:00 EET | Press release

Polarium, a leading energy storage developer, and Kempower, a pioneering company specializing in rapid DC charging solutions, are proud to announce a partnership to boost EV fast charging solutions with cutting-edge energy storage support. This collaboration aims to address the pressing need for enhanced EV charging capabilities, particularly for larger vehicles, constrained by current grid limitations across Europe.

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom
HiddenA line styled icon from Orion Icon Library.Eye