There are no activation fees or fixed costs to use Killswitch. We only charge a small transaction fee which will be automatically deducted from each payment you receive through the platform.
To use Killswitch you simply need to create a free account, buy and install your smart switch set, and you’re ready to charge for the usage of your EV Charging Stations.
Yes - you will need to have a smart switch set supported by Killswitch connected to your EV charging station. You can order your smart switch sets directly from Killswitch. The smart switch set you need will be selected according to the power capacity of your EV charger.
The smart switch set required to use Killswitch is composed of one smart switch and one power contactor. The hardware has a one-time cost of €95.00 per EV charging station (which includes shipping and handling).
You can freely decide the price you want to charge for the usage of your EV charging stations.
We recommend that you define your sales price with markup margin of around 30% to 50% of the cost you pay for your energy, to keep your price competitive.
We charge a fixed 5% fee on payments processed through Killswitch.
Note: there is a minimum fee of 0,75 EUR / 0,75 USD per transaction.
No - the minimum transaction fee is fixed. However, you can configure your price settings to add the minimum transaction fee to the total amount your customer will pay and this way the minimum transaction fee cost will not be supported by you, but by your customer.
Imagine you set the price of your EV charging station usage at 2,00 EUR / hour. If your customer choose charging for 4 hours, the pricing breakdown will look like this:
If you decide to charge the minimum fee to your customer, the pricing breakdown will look like this:
Once you set up Killswitch and enable billing, you will receive the value of all payments processed directly to your bank account, on a daily basis.
The payment methods available in Killswitch vary by country. However, typical payment methods include debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and some other local electronic payment methods.
This means that your customer has the flexibility to pay for the usage of your EV Chargers using their prefered payment method.
Yes. When setting up your EV charging station (or other device) you can specify the usage unit - in minutes, hours or days - the unit price and the minimum and maximum usage.
In example, you can set a minimum usage of 2 hours and maximum usage of 12 hours - or any other value that suits you.