Chargemaster wins Barclays Social Innovation Award
Chargemaster, the UK’s leading provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, has been awarded the Barclays Social Innovation Award from The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100.
The award is a result of the company’s rapid rollout of charging infrastructure to help make electric cars a viable choice for as many drivers as possible.
Chargemaster was placed among Britain’s fastest-growing tech firms in this year’s Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. In 2014, Chargemaster reached the milestone of having supplied more than 20,000 domestic electric car charging points in the UK and nine other European countries, as well as installing its 10,000th commercial and public charging point as part of the government’s electric vehicle infrastructure scheme.
David Martell, Chargemaster’s founder and chief executive said: “We are honoured to receive this award for social innovation for our part in helping to get ultra-low emission cars onto British roads. We are seeing significant growth in electric vehicle sales in the UK and they are undoubtedly improving air quality and helping motorists to reduce their emissions.”
Caption: Chargemaster’s James Jean-Louis collecting the company’s award
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Chargemaster Plc is the UK’s leading provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Benefitting from over 25 years of experience working within the telematics and vehicle-orientated industry, Chargemaster provides a comprehensive, flexible and practical range of electric vehicle charging solutions. Its charging stations are specially developed to accommodate new technological advances and the growing demands of the electric vehicle industry. Chargemaster works in partnership with leading energy providers, vehicle manufacturers, government agencies, management consultancies and property development and blue chip companies. Chargemaster is the largest UK supplier of public and workplace charging units in the UK with over 10,000 charge points already installed. The company operates its own manufacturing facility at Luton Airport which is currently producing over 2,000 charging units a month and operates to ISO9001 quality standards.