We help you find the right charging solution for your business needs
Numbers talk: In 2025, more than 20% of global vehicle sales are predicted to be electric – this number will rise to a whopping 59% by 2035. Businesses need to prepare for the mass adoption of EVs, the sooner the better. Providing a charging solution is not only a great amenity for employees, customers, and residents, or a fantastic way for fleets to save money and optimise operations. But it also helps companies cut emissions, reach sustainability goals, and future-proof their business.
But did you know that every organisation has different types of EV charging needs — and that, surprisingly, faster charging isn’t always better?
This guide is a great place to learn everything from EV charging basics to distinguishing between slow, fast, and rapid charging — and what these charging speeds are suited for. This will enable you to select the perfect solution for your business.
In this guide, you will learn about:
- Slow vs. fast charging stations
- Networked vs. non-networked charging stations
- Battery sizes & charging speeds
- AC fast vs. DC rapid charging – what’s the difference?
- Use cases for AC and DC charging solutions
- Conclusion: How to find the right solution for your business?
ChargePoint brings electric vehicle (EV) charging to more people and places than ever before with the world’s largest and most open EV charging network. We design, build, and support all the technology that powers this network, from charging station hardware to energy management software to a mobile app. Our work transforms transportation and energy use by helping more people choose to drive electric.