Seattle, WA (June 20, 2024), Chargepoly, a French-based cleantech company specializing in design, development, and operation of ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles is expanding to Kirkland, WA with a lease of 3,500 sq feet facility for manufacturing, assembly, R&D, and distribution. They are pursuing an ambitious goal of hiring 30 people by 2027 and investing $5 million in the next two to three years.

The patented cleantech technology uses advanced algorithms to intelligently manage the charging of electric vehicles, allowing fleets to be charged quickly and safely. It also monitors energy usage and vehicle performance, providing fleet operators with valuable data to help them optimize their operations. Chargepoly’s commitment to quality and reliability has been recognized by the industry, and it has earned multiple awards including the Innovation Award at CES 2022.

“We are thrilled to take this leap forward for our company with the establishment of our new facility in Kirkland. This marks a significant milestone for Chargepoly as we advance fleet charging solutions for zero emission vehicles.” said Laurent Guyon, CEO of Chargepoly America. “We look forward to contributing to the Pacific Northwest’s leadership in clean energy infrastructure and supporting decarbonization efforts across the transportation sector.”

Electrical truck charging stations Chargepoly in Kirkland, WA.

“Chargepoly’s expansion signifies the growth of sustainable technology businesses in our area and underscores the strong economic ties between the Greater Seattle region and France,” said Brian Surratt, President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Seattle Partners. “This partnership is a testament to our shared commitment to innovation, sustainability, and economic growth. We look forward to fostering this relationship and continuing to build a prosperous future together.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Chargepoly to Kirkland,” said Kirkland Mayor Kelli Curtis.  “Their decision to move to Kirkland is a testament to the City’s goals to attract sustainable technology businesses, and we look forward to them taking vehicle charging innovation to the next level.” 

Chargepoly EV truck charging stations in Kirkland, WA.

As Washington state works towards a 100% non-carbon emitting energy portfolio by 2045, Chargepoly provides an ideal solution for clean energy logistic hubs, e-trucks, e-LCV’s and e-buses.

SelectUSA Seattle Spinoff welcomed Chargepoly to the region

Chargepoly participated in the first SelectUSA Seattle Spinoff organized by Greater Seattle Partners (GSP) in 2023 in cleantech category. Over the past year, the company has solidified its North American presence, hired additional staff, and confirmed its commitment to the region. The company looks forward to working with local partners and leveraging the area’s resources to continue to provide innovative charging solutions for fleets of EVs.

GSP recently welcomed four delegations from France as part of the Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Advance 2024, and Business France, a government agency with a mission to foster business relations with Greater Seattle.

This week, GSP is hosting its second SelectUSA Seattle Spinoff welcoming 29 international companies from Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, India, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Korea, and Spain that have been handpicked for their readiness and capability to invest in our region. These companies represent key industries including aerospace, cleantech, IT, life sciences, maritime, manufacturing, and foreign investment offices. 

ABOUT CHARGEPOLY

Established in 2019 by its Chairman and Founder Hadi Moussavi, Chargepoly is a French industrial technology company with a mission to speed up the electrification of transport through cleantech innovation. The company designs, builds and operates a new generation of fast-charging infrastructures for the most demanding markets such as logistics, business fleets and public mega-hubs.

Designed for intensive use, its multi-patented technology takes its clients’ performance challenges, user fluidity needs and energy supply constraints into account with an unrivaled level of reliability and scalability. Chargepoly provides tailor-made solutions for turnkey EVCI projects, including the sale of equipment and licenses and a wide range of services up to and including station operation.

Chargepoly has already supplied major electric truck manufacturers and road hauliers and has deployed public hubs in Clermont-Ferrand and Aix-en-Provence. The company has signed a framework agreement with a global supply chain leader to equip its European depots. It continues to expand in Europe and North America.

Chargepoly won a prize in the “mobility” category at the CES trade show in Las Vegas in 2022 and was a finalist for the INPI awards. Its partners include Institut Vedecom, the Sprint Project and AVERE France.

With its head office at the Technopôle de l’Environnement in Aix-en-Provence, the company currently employs more than forty engineers and sales staff in France and in Seattle, United States. For more information, visit http://www.chargepoly.com/.

ABOUT GREATER SEATTLE PARTNERS

Greater Seattle Partners (GSP) is a public-private partnership that leads regional economic development through global business attraction, site selection and investment and trade opportunities in the Greater Seattle region. GSP collaborates with community and economic development partners to ensure that every person in the Puget Sound region has the opportunity to prosper. We strive to attract and retain quality family/living wage jobs across all communities of the region. Throughout the world we tell the story of our talent, pioneering spirit, unique communities, and quality of life. For more information visit Greater-Seattle.com.

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