JET Charge inks national Middy’s EV partnership
30 March 2022 - JET Charge, Australia’s leading EV charging infrastructure provider, are proud to welcome Middy’s Electrical as the first certified wholesale partner for the Wallbox’s AC range of EV Chargers. Wallbox have quickly established itself as a global leader of EV charging and energy management solutions, and JET Charge are proud to represent Wallbox in the Australian market.
CEO of JET Charge Tim Washington says, “Middy’s are a great Australian family business, well respected in the electrical wholesaler channel for bringing global technology to market, so we are pleased that Middy’s recognise the benefit of partnering with another national brand in JET Charge that intimately understands and is highly experienced in the Electric Vehicle infrastructure space.”
Wallbox products are designed to be simple, smart, user-centric and match any building type and lifestyle. Their chargers are among some of the most compact on the market and are capable of charging an EV at up to 22kW. Wallbox offers a range of AC chargers for both residential and commercial use from their worldwide best selling charger, Pulsar Plus to Copper SB and Commander 2 which offer an elevated choice for fleet and commercial use.
Tim also adds, “Most Australian EV owners will also have solar PV at home, and they can now charge off excess solar using the new Eco-Smart via the my ‘Wallbox app”.
National Manager Tech Energy of Middy’s Darren Bowler says “Middy’s are thrilled to partner with JET Charge in bringing leading global technology from Wallbox to market. At Middy’s, we strive to continually offer our customers more through global leading technology and industry-defining partnerships. We look forward to working together with JET Charge through our National branch network in delivering positive outcomes to our current and future customers.”
“Our Middy’s partnership expands JET Charge’s distribution market segment, leveraging our depth of experience in the project design, delivery and manufacturing environment, where the knowledge base and depth of resource at JET Charge allows us to best support on the ground great products such as Wallbox. “ explains Tim.
Wallbox Australia's Country Manager Reece Davis added "We’re excited to support the partnership between JET Charge and Middy's in Australia. This agreement is bringing our EV charging and energy management solutions to the Australian population and helping to accelerate EV adoption in the country."
The announcement delivers another vote of confidence in the enormous potential of the Australian & New Zealand EV market where recently JET Charge successfully completed it’s Series B fund raise of AUD $25.5M to scale its technology solutions and operations for the low emissions transport revolution.
About JET Charge
JET Charge was created in 2013 to supply and install Electric Vehicle Chargers to support and accelerate the growth of EV sales in Australia. From a humble beginning of installing EV Chargers for Tesla owners in Victoria, JET Charge has grown to become Australia’s market leader, including preferred EV charging infrastructure partners to over 21 leading automotive brands.
With a growing presence in New Zealand, and a collective team of over 100 people (and growing fast!), JET Charge offer the full vertical in EV Charging – from local manufacturing and global import / distribution, to project design and delivery of specialist EV energy management and smart charging solutions for government, corporate and residential consumers.
JET Charge are also passionate about industry development and advocacy, developing the skills locally that will be required to transition Australia and New Zealand into a low emissions future.
Middy’s Electrical is Australia’s largest family owned & independent electrical wholesaler who have been supplying the electrical industry since 1928. Middy’s pride themselves on trusted long lasting relationships. Middy’s guarantee great customer service, worlds best technology and value in the pursuit of always offering their customers more. You may have noticed the growing ‘Middy’s Pink’ Branch network of more than 100 branches nationally. Middy’s have TechEnergy Experts that can answer any question you may have with regard to home & building automation, lighting, security & CCTV, data, communications and energy efficiency solutions not to mention traditional electrical & industrial products and brands. Visit Middys.com.au today.
Wallbox is a global technology company, dedicated to changing the way the world uses energy. Wallbox creates advanced electric vehicle charging and energy management systems that redefine users' relationship to the grid. Wallbox goes beyond electric vehicle charging to give users the power to control their consumption, save money, and live more sustainably. Wallbox offers a complete portfolio of charging and energy management solutions for residential, semi-public and public use in more than 80 countries. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Barcelona, the company now employs over 700 people in its offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. For additional information, please visit www.wallbox.com.