• EV: Electric Vehicle

  • Charging Key: Card with RFID chip that enables the customer to start charging on public stations

  • Charging Session: The period of time where the driver charged his car

  • Public Charging: Any charging session done outside of the private or professional area.

  • kWh: Kilowatt-hour

  • Charging Station: A place where a driver of an EV can charge their car; can vary in size from very small to pretty large. Connectors can supply electricity either as alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC).

  • POI: Point of Interest = charging station

  • CPO: Charge Point Operator = operator of a charging station

  • eMSP: electro-mobility Service Provider