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open charge point interface (OCPI)

The OCPI interface, Open Charge Point Interface (OCPI), is the interface between charging stations for electric vehicles

and e-mobility operators (eMSP). The OCPI interface supports the authorization of electric vehicles, the exchange of charging information between participants, instructions for smart

charging andthe transmission of Charge Detail Records (CDR) with billing-relevant information

. Thanks to the OCPI interface, compatibility is established that enables drivers of electric vehicles to inform themselves about the costs of the charging process everywhere and to bill automatically, which leads to an improved market penetration of the charging infrastructure. The OCPI protocol is based on HTTP and uses the JSON format.

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Englisch: open charge point interface - OCPI
Updated at: 22.10.2019
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