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Poor recommendations risk slowing the electric car boom in Sweden

Poor recommendations risk slowing the electric car boom in Sweden

Norway is ahead of Sweden in terms of the transition from cars that use fossil fuels to those that are electrically charged. Benefits and support systems have expedited development in political terms, and the development of charging infrastructure has been a major...

ZAPTEC Sweden – new partner company in Power Circle

ZAPTEC Sweden – new partner company in Power Circle

Norwegian ZAPTEC steps into the Swedish market and at the same time joins Power Circle, which further strengthens the partner network in charging infrastructure and e-mobility. Power Circle is working to highlight the role of electricity in a sustainable social...

ZAPTEC investing in Swedish electric car boom

ZAPTEC investing in Swedish electric car boom

Forecasts from the industry group Power Circle show that Sweden will have up to 2.5 million rechargeable vehicles on its roads by 2030. Now ZAPTEC is looking to get involved and contribute to the positive development taking place in the country next door.  ...

ZAPTEC appoints a new Chief Marketing Officer

ZAPTEC appoints a new Chief Marketing Officer

We are delighted to announce that Mr. Lasse Hult is appointed new Chief Marketing Officer at ZAPTEC. Mr. Hult will be part of the management and he will start August 1st. He has worked in a similar role at the fund management firm SKAGEN. «We are expanding...

Electric vehicle parking in Oslo Municipality

Electric vehicle parking in Oslo Municipality

Oslo municipality is the municipality with the most electric vehicles in 2019. More and more people are choosing to replace their fossil fuel car with an environmentally-friendly electric vehicle. Unfortunately, the enormous rise in electric vehicles comes with some...

ZAPTEC investing in Swedish electric car boom

ZAPTEC appoints new CEO in Sweden

Ms. Anna-Karin Andersen is appointed CEO for ZAPTEC Sweden AB. The company just explanded to Sweden and is owned by ZAPTEC AS in Norway as a provider of a market leading charging system for housing cooperatives, societies and companies. The young leader, Ms. Andersen,...

ZAPTEC investing in Swedish electric car boom

ZAPTEC SWEDEN EXPANSION

ZAPTEC is the market leader of charging systems for housing cooperatives and business in Norway and generated sales of MNOK 100 in 2018 with a positive result. We are now establishing our own business in Sweden. Sweden has seen an increase in sales of rechargeable...

What kind of electric vehicle charger should I have at home?

What kind of electric vehicle charger should I have at home?

Once the decision has been made to buy an electric car, a new question pops up: What kind of charger should I have at home to charge my car considering my usage pattern? Which functions do I need? If you contact an electrician, you may hear about any special offers...

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

In short, charging an electric car can be very affordable. This is still the case even if electricity prices go up a lot. Below are the figures for what it costs to charge an electric car versus spending money on petrol. In addition to saving money, you will also be...

Payment of charging electricity at no cost and easy with ZAPTEC

ZAPTEC supports open protocols (OCPP)

    ZAPTEC has developed the world’s most advanced charging system for housing cooperatives, joint owners and major parking facilities. Some of the most important features are connected to our patented systems for phase balancing and switching between...

PRESS RELEASE: RENAULT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ZAPTEC

PRESS RELEASE: RENAULT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ZAPTEC

GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY FOR ELECTRIC CARS – RENAULT NORWAY SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ZAPTEC Zaptec and Renault Norway have today signed a letter of intent, where Zaptec shall be the provider of pioneering charging technology for Renault ́s electric cars sold in the...

Integration with Fortum Charge & Drive

Integration with Fortum Charge & Drive

We are pleased to announce that ZapCharger Pro is now fully integrated with Fortum Charge & Drive, which is one of the market's most advanced solutions for charging electric cars. Charge & Drive address charging needs for municipalities, businesses,...

Home care services drive EVs

Home care services drive EVs

Hundvåg and Storhaug home care services started using electric cars in December 2017. They now have 27 EV cars for use between two to four employees during a day. The EVs are operated from 08.00 to 23.00 every day and is being charged during break and overnight....

Forus Parking install EV chargers

Forus Parking install EV chargers

30 ZapCharger Pro installed at Forus Parking on a Busbar trunking system (power bar) to enable high current charging for all 30 stations. Forus Parking has  a total of 1200 parking spaces here and can easily expand the EV charging to 90 charging stations when needed,...

Anders Thingbø announced as  new CEO of ZAPTEC

Anders Thingbø announced as new CEO of ZAPTEC

Stavanger, Norway – ZAPTEC announces new CEO in place Norwegian provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles (“EV”), ZAPTEC hires new CEO Anders Thingbø to lead on future expansion, commencing in June. Thingbø´s broad managerial experience spans from private...

ZAPTEC is the Regional winner in Made in Norway 2017

ZAPTEC is the Regional winner in Made in Norway 2017

Yesterday, Fredrik Lima and Knut Braut received the Regional Winner Western Norway Award from Made in Norway 2017, on behalf of the company.  ZAPTEC competed with 1000 other companies from all over the country and over 300 from Western Norway on this title. Made in...

ZAPTEC to the Netherlands with Eleqtron

ZAPTEC to the Netherlands with Eleqtron

Electric driving is becoming increasingly popular in the Netherlands: in 2017 there were already about 120,000 electric cars on Dutch roads. The number of electric cars will only increase further in the future. In order to meet the increasing demand for charging,...

Zaptec Portal

Zaptec Portal

Did you know that ZapCharger Pro comes with a cost-free full-bodied cloud solution? Zaptec Portal is a web portal where you as an owner or service partner of an installation can get a complete overview of the operation of the charging system. Here you will, amongst...

ZapCharger Pro installed in London

ZapCharger Pro installed in London

EV stations, ZapCharger Pro installed in London. Yesterday we signed our first customer in London (UK), for a future-thinking housing cooperative in central London. This will be an incredibly exciting and important project for Zaptec and marks the start of our...

First Cabin with EV chargers, ZapCharger Pro

First Cabin with EV chargers, ZapCharger Pro

ZAPTEC just completed the first installation of two ZapCharger Pro, EV charging stations at a private cabin in Sirdal, Norway. The charging stations were placed on the cabin wall with easy access to the parking space. Charging stations: 2 Power supply: 3-phase, 400V,...

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited ZAPTEC

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited ZAPTEC

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg ask everyone to "cheer on companies creating new jobs". Today the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Mayor Christine Sagen Helgø visited our headquarters in Stavanger. We had a great meeting and got to show off our...

ZAPTEC attending Nordic EV Summit 2017

ZAPTEC attending Nordic EV Summit 2017

After 2 days attending Nordic EV Summit 2017, we left with many new contacts and interesting ideas. The days in Drammen showed clearer than ever that Norway has come a long way as a pioneer in electric vehicles, not just on the amount of electric vehicles, but also on...

ZAPTEC wins Telenor Norway’s greenovation competition

ZAPTEC wins Telenor Norway’s greenovation competition

Telenor Norway has named the winner of the Greenovation competition run with environmental foundation ‘Zero’ and Kjeller Innovasjon to encourage start-ups in the field of ecologically sound technology. Nine finalists with ideas for low-impact drones, greenhouses,...

Anders Thingbø announced as  new CEO of ZAPTEC

Simen Teigre to lead ZAPTEC as CEO

Three months after joining ZAPTEC Charger, a subsidiary of ZAPTEC, Simen Teigre steps up as the new CEO of ZAPTEC – a technology company with innovative and proprietary solutions for super-compact power electronics and transformers. February 6, 2017 STAVANGER, Norway...

Anders Thingbø announced as  new CEO of ZAPTEC

ZAPTEC Charger appoints Simen Teigre as CEO

Successful high-tech entrepreneur takes the helm at Zaptec Charger to drive growth in innovative charging solutions for electric vehicles. Zaptec Charger, a leading innovator in EV charging solutions, today announced the appointment of Simen Teigre as their new CEO....

ZAPTEC wins Norwegian Tech Award 2015

ZAPTEC wins Norwegian Tech Award 2015

ZAPTEC is proud and honoured to receive the Norwegian Tech Award 2015 today! We receive the award for the work we have done with our soon-to-be launched ZapCharger Portable and our super compact electronic transformer technology that is a essential part of this...

ZAPTEC awarded Vebjørn Tandberg Award 2016

ZAPTEC awarded Vebjørn Tandberg Award 2016

Zaptec awarded the Vebjørn Tandberg Electronics Award 2016 – most innovative electronics company in Norway. We are mighty proud of winning the 2016 Tandberg prize – one of the highest ranked awards in Norwegian electronic industry. The criterial for winning the prize...

ZAPTEC  nominated for Norwegian Tech Awards

ZAPTEC nominated for Norwegian Tech Awards

Zaptec’s energy efficient and super compact electronic transformer will soon be launched in a commercial product, a portable charging station we have developed for and together with Renault. We call it ZapCharger Portable, and we are excited about getting ready for...

ZAPTEC and Shackleton energy company

ZAPTEC and Shackleton energy company

U.S. LUNAR MINING COMPANY AND ZAPTEC TO DEVELOP DRILLING AND POWER SOLUTIONS FOR OPERATIONS ON THE MOON Norwegian company that originated from the oil and gas industry. Zaptec has developed a patented electronic transformer that enables transformation of high voltages...

Two ministers visit the ZAPTEC office

We had the pleasure to welcome two of our ministers this morning. Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance, and Ketil Solvik-Olsen Minister of Transport and Communications. They were looking to visit companies that could represent a more optimistic outlook of the future of...

Minister visit ZAPTEC

Minister visit ZAPTEC

Two ministers visit the ZAPTEC office in Stavanger. We had the pleasure to welcome two of our ministers this morning. Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance, and Ketil Solvik-Olsen Minister of Transport and Communications. They were looking to visit companies that could...