Qovoltis, electric mobility facilitator
winner of the 2021 ACF AutoTech Grand Prize,
powered by ESSEC Automobile Club
Results announced on Thursday, April 15, 2021
during of the grand finale of the 2021 ACF AutoTech Grand Prix,
broadcast live on YouTube Live
For its first participation to the prestigious Grand Prix ACF AutoTech 2021 contest, co-organized by the Automobile Club de France and the ESSEC Automobile Club, Qovoltis, a young start-up founded in the summer of 2019, wins all the votes and is named winner of this Grand Prix.
Qovoltis, a 100% French company, has been able to reveal all its inventiveness and innovative spirit through an intelligent and versatile charging solution for electric vehicles based on a unique system using Artificial Intelligence for driving and optimizing energy consumption.
This 4th edition of the 2021 ACF AutoTech Grand Prix brought together 75 applications from innovative French and international startups associated with the automotive sector. Three of them, Qovoltis, ChargeGuru and Mob-Energy, were selected and participated in the grand final of the «ACF Grand Prix 2021».
After a pitch presentation of the Qovoltis solution by Ehsan Emami, founder and President of the eponymous company, in front of the jury composed of 16 personalities, Qovoltis was named the winner of the Grand Prix ACF AutoTech 2021.
« This year, the 3 finalists of the ACF AutoTech Grand Prix offered solutions around the topic of electric vehicle charging. It is certainly not a coincidence. The advent of electric vehicles is a revolution in the automotive industry that no one could have imagined until a few years ago,” said Ehsan Emami, founder and CEO of Qovoltis. This award is a real pride for our entire team. It is also the recognition of the major players in the industry of the rightness of the vision proposed by Qovoltis. A vision at the service of the user who can continue to charge his vehicle without ever worrying about the impact of his consumption on the electricity grid. And tomorrow, Qovoltis will help balance the network and ensure that the electric vehicle makes electricity even greener,” he added. »
Qovoltis, a young company created by four partners, all experts in the telecoms and renewable energy sectors, is not only a pioneer in the e-mobility sector but also a new operator of electric charging stations.
With 40 million electric vehicles by 2040, equivalent to a consumption of 80 TWh of electricity peryear, the challenge of electric mobility is a major challenge for the transformation of the automotivesector and the stability of electricity grids. Based on this, Qovoltis is committed to designing,producing, installing and managing next-generation charging stations for single-family homes,condominiums, businesses and public and private car parks.
Created in 2019 by Ehsan Emami, Qovoltis is a leading player in the French e-mobility market,specializing in intelligent charging for electric vehicles. Its specificity is to design, produce, install andmanage charging stations to facilitate new modes of mobility on a daily basis. With the Qovoltissolution, charging is optimized while minimizing the impact on the electricity distribution network.Thanks to an intelligent, efficient and innovative design (algorithms developed by Qovoltis usingArtificial Intelligence technology), the solution contributes to the optimization and maintenance ofthe balancing of the electrical grid. Qovoltis is aimed at individuals as well as companies,condominiums, public car parks and local authorities, in their journey towards energy transition andelectric mobility. Qovoltis is present throughout France with 200 charging points installed by the endof 2020. Its goal is to reach 7,000 charging stations by the end of 2021, and 10,000 new chargingstations per year by 2025.
2021 winner of the Grand Prix ACF AutoTech de l!Automobile Club de France.
Project supported by BPI France.