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open charge point interface (carging station) (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 forsmart charging and the transmission of Charge Detail Records( CDR) with billing relevant information.

Thanks to the OCPI interface, compatibility is established that allows drivers of electric vehicles to be aware of the cost of charging anywhere and to bill automatically, leading to 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 (carging station) - OCPI
Updated at: 22.10.2019
#Words: 100
Links: interface (I/F), authorization, information, transmission, charge detail record (automotive) (CDR)
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