As part of the New South Wales (NSW) government’s strategy to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles (EV), they recently announced a $20 million grant program to deliver up to 3,500 EV chargers in regional NSW.
The FIMER FLEXA AC Wallbox Future Net EV charger has been listed on the approved charger list for organisations looking to receive a grant from the NSW government to install and manage a public EV charger.
The co-funded grants can range from $2,000 to $40,000 per site for EV chargers across regional NSW, with up to 75% of the grant can go towards the cost of the charger and installation costs.
Jason Venning, FIMER Australia’s Country Manager, said of the program and FIMER’s charger, “We are thrilled to be included on the NSW EV Charging list. FIMER has a wide range of AC and DC charging options for homeowners, business owners and government organisations. FIMER has installed over 54,000 chargers worldwide, and we are looking forward to being a part of Australia’s growing charging network.”
Designed and manufactured in Italy, FIMER FLEXA AC Wallbox is available in either single-phase or three-phase, with power ratings of 3.7 kW, 7.4 kW, 11 kW and 22 kW, with a Type 2 cord or socket version.
The Future Net model’s case is made from 100% recycled plastic and has advanced communication functionality, including 3G/4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, RS485 and ethernet connectivity.
The charger is compatible with OCPP, 1.6 Json communication protocol, enabling integration into third-party payment management software such as Everty and Chargefox.
Installation of the FIMER FLEXA AC Wallbox is extremely easy and can be wall-mounted or mounted on a dedicated stand. If the site has multiple charging points, they can be configured to a master/slave arrangement and manage the load protocols to ensure the system is performing at its best 24/7.
With robustness and safety in mind, the system has been designed to meet IK08 and IP55 standards, plus constructed to be tamper-proof and has backup functionality via SuperCap in case of a power loss.