What is a sponsored charge point you may ask - let's say you are one of our partners, you have an office and you manage your 10 charge points outside the office with Monta.
Your employees also have home charge points at their own house and use Monta to manage their charge point individually. You decide you want to reimburse the employees every time they charge. With the sponsored feature, you can assign
a) Employees must have installed their charge point at home address and connected it to Monta successfully.
Please follow the step-by-step instructions on how to add, connect, and integrate a charge point to Monta click here for more guidance.
b) You as an employer have created a professional team in the Monta App.
If you haven't done it yet, follow the guide here.
c) Create a sponsored price group
If you haven't created a sponsored price group, follow this guide and add a new price group to your team.
d) Enable Team invoicing
To use sponsored charging you need to enable team invoicing. Here is a guide that explains how to enable team invoices.
IMPORTANT!! If team invoicing is not enabled sponsored charging will not work because the team wallet will have the ability to go into a negative balance.e) Share code
Last step of the prerequisites is that your employee need to share a code with you to start sponsoring. Therefore the users can follow this guide. This step needs to be done from the Monta App.
2. Access the Team to Which the Sponsored Charge Point is Added
Open the "Teams" section and click on the name of the team to which the sponsored charge point(s) are added.
3. Go to the Teams Section "Sponsored"
In the teams Sponsored section team owner or admin(s) can add Sponsored Charge Points.
Click on "Add new", add the link code provided by the owner of the charge point
Enter the generated link from the Monta App and click on "Link charge point"
4. Enter information
Once you link charge point to your team you will asked to enter information. On the left hand side you will find the information of the charge point owner, where you also need to select an existing sponsored price group. Also you can select if the company should pay for subscription. Under the charge point you can internal notes, after entering information you click on "Finish".
Now you are sponsoring a charge point outside your team!