Leap and SWTCH Energy Scale Grid Flexibility for Multifamily EV Charging

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Virtual power plant (VPP) platform Leap and SWTCH Energy, a company pioneering electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for U.S. multifamily buildings, have partnered to utilize VPPs in New York and Massachusetts. Leap’s automated, software-only solution will allow SWTCH to integrate its EV charging network into new demand response.

“For too long, multifamily properties have been underserved by new energy technologies such as smart EV charging and VPPs, which is why we are so thrilled to partner with SWTCH,” says Jason Michaels, chief revenue officer at Leap. “Together we can put our best-in-class technology solutions to work at addressing this gap in the market.”

Leap says VPPs offer numerous benefits that include helping to offset rising electricity costs, lowering carbon emissions, and improving local grid reliability. Through SWTCH’s customer network that includes multifamily and commercial buildings, the partnership will extend these benefits to a wider pool of energy consumers.

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