WiTricity has entered into licencing and technology transfer agreements with Green Power, a South Korea-based supplier of power electronics and high power wireless charging systems.

The agreements allow Green Power to leverage WiTricity's technology and reference designs for wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging systems.

Green Power will base its product offerings on WiTricity's Drive 11 reference designs, which deliver 11 kW of power at efficiency and speeds which match or exceed conventional plug-in EV chargers.

WiTricity's DRIVE 11 reference designs will comply with upcoming SAE, ISO/IEC and GB (China) global standards.

"We expect wireless charging to become a key feature and a catalyst to the growth of the EV market," said Green Power CEO, Jung Cho.

"Green Power aims to be a leading supplier of wireless charging infrastructure. We are proud to cooperate with WiTricity and leverage WiTricity's patented technology to bring these EV wireless charging systems to market as quickly as possible."

Based in South Korea, Green Power is a global company in wireless power transfer. Founded in 1998, the company has developed and supplied wireless power transfer systems (1kW-300kW) for material handling equipment for more than 16 years.

Green Power also has R&D experience in applying wireless charging systems ranging from 1kW-1000kW, in various applications including electric passenger vehicles, electric buses and tram and port equipment.

Six electric buses with wireless charging developed by Green Power have been operating in Korea since 2012.

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