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Chargepoint (Europe) Nominated for Best in Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Later Stage Awards

- press release in Dutch language available -

Chargepoint (Europe) BV ( has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Best Later Stage Award. The awards recognize innovative mid to later stage cleantech companies around the world who actively support the business clusters and incubators in their regions. Chargepoint was nominated for the 2012 Later Stage Awards by GCCA Member Cluster Green Metropole ( for smart charging solutions for electric vehicles. Winning companies will be announced at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference on November 13, 2012 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

Future Proof

“The nomination of Chargepoint to the GCCA Later Stage Awards spotlights the company’s mission to support people, governments and businesses in their switch to more sustainable transportation, by providing smart charging stations for electric vehicles. In the near future, electric vehicles are part of decentralized energy generation and storage systems. Chargepoint is developing this technology.”, said Robert-Jan Brouwer, Founder of Chargepoint (Europe) BV.

Showcase of cleantech's rising stars

“The annual Later Stage Awards has become the international showcase of cleantech's rising stars,” said Shawn Lesser of Watershed Capital Group and Co-Founder of the GCCA. “All the nominees are developing innovative clean technologies and growing their local green economies and we are thrilled to support them through our award.”

Three categories new to this year’s awards are BioEnergy, Smart Grid/Sustainable IT and Tidal/Hydropower. Over the next 5 months the nominations will be evaluated based on the merits of technology innovation and business acumen by over 30 venture capital and cleantech judges hand-selected for the Later Stage Awards. Combined, the GCCA judges have invested over $3.5 billion in clean technology.

A full list of the 2012 Later Stage Award nominations can be found at


About Chargepoint Europe

Chargepoint is providing smart charging solutions for electric vehicles. Based on a strong believe that mobility could and should be sustainable, this family owned business is developing smartgrid enabled solutions for electric vehicles. Chargepoint (Europe) BV is supporting governments and businesses in their switch to a more sustainable world by providing integrated charging infrastructure solutions for electric vehicles.

About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association

The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) creates conduits for companies to harness the tremendous benefits of international cleantech cluster collaboration in an efficient, affordable, and structured network. The GCCA provides a gateway for established and emerging cleantech companies to gain exposure to potential investors, new markets, influential networks, innovative technologies and best practices. GCCA was founded by swisscleantech, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, and Watershed Capital Group, Technica Communications and Skipso. For more information about the GCCA, please visit


Robert-Jan Brouwer

Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Technica Communications