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Vehicle-2-Grid Communication (ISO 15118) 



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Imagine ...

A world where charging an electric vehicle is as easy as charging your phone. 

A system where no RFID card or smartphone authentication is needed, and secure communications and billing are taken care of automatically.

Having technology that goes a step further and enables smart grid applications like load control and bi-directional energy transfer.

Guess what? This idyllic future is here now. All that's left is to find out how to implement it into your business.

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Master Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G) Communication

with the first-ever ISO 15118 Masterclass

Easy access to a future-proof EV charging standard

The standardization bodies ISO and IEC joined forces to specify a digital communication protocol between electric vehicles (EVs) and charging stations called "Road vehicles - Vehicle-to-Grid Communication Interface," also known as ISO 15118.

The ISO 15118 Masterclass is your knowledge shortcut to understanding exactly how this technology works. Below, you'll find two guides developed for beginners and experts alike.


ISO 15118 goes open source

Trust in a new technology comes with a worldwide adoption and open access.
RISE V2G got you covered as THE open source reference implementation of ISO 15118. 

Complete reference implementation

RISE V2G has evolved as a highly appreciated solution by companies and research institutions worldwide. You can use RISE V2G to test your implementation of ISO 15118-compliant charging stations and electric vehicles.

Its commercial and private use is unrestricted as it is released under the MIT License.

RISE V2G covers all aspects of ISO 15118-2, including all the security related features to bring the user-friendly Plug and Charge mechanism to life.


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Giving a standard wings with open source


Insider Blog Posts

ISO 15118 Test Symposia   •   08. March 2018

It's that time again. Twice a year, e-mobility giants and industry cohorts come together with one purpose: to make sure their electric vehicles (EVs) and charging stations conform to the ISO 15118 standard, guaranteeing a future-proof, secure, and user-convenient way of charging EVs. The international ...

  • DIN SPEC 70121
  • testing symposium
  • shanghai
  • ISO 15118
  • CCS
  • SAE


Do you need an expert to answer questions about the charging communication standard ISO 15118?

Whether you are a charging station operator, e-mobility service provider, or services platform operator specializing in charging and billing electric vehicles, I am here to support you and your team.