The Open Charge Alliance is a formed industry alliance of EV charging hardware and software vendors, and charging network operators and service providers. OCA’s mission is to foster global development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and related standards through collaboration, education and testing.
We are a global consortium of public and private electric vehicle infrastructure leaders that have come together to promote open standards through the adoption of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and the Open Smart Charging Protocol (OSCP).
We are welcoming new members. So please send us your email and we will contact you about how to join us in our mission to promote open standards.
OCA joins the Open Invention Network Community
The open charge community seeks to prevent patent aggression in the growing EV industry with OIN membership and working group
AMSTERDAM, April 20, 2017 - The Open Charge Alliance, the international nonprofit organization advancing open standards for electric vehicle charging infrastructure, today announced that it is joining the Open Invention Network (OIN). OIN is the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software.
By joining OIN,...
Release first draft OCPP 2.0
Recently, the Open Charge Alliance independently released the first draft of OCPP 2.0 for its members to review. This recent version of the open protocol provides new functionalities that include several improvements for: