“Together with strong partners we are taking a joint step towards establishing a comprehensive ultra-fast charging infrastructure in Europe. It is a testament to our commitment to provide convenient e-mobility solutions for our customers in Europe. We see a reliable ultra-fast charging network in combination with our home and destination solutions as main prerequisites for a mass market adoption of electric mobility,”
Here are the main facts of the new ‘electric highway’:
The first wave of the project will cover 180 sites in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and France and Norway.
CLEVER and E.ON SE receive support from the EU (CEF program) 10 million EUR from 2017-2020.
YX in Norway is a facility partner to the project.
The sites will be placed every 120-180 km along motorways.
The sites will offer 150 kW charging, with potential for upgrade to 350 kW.
The first sites are under construction in both Germany and Denmark.
The ultra-fast charging stations will initially enable charging of a full 400 km range battery in only 20-30 minutes, and charging time will be further reduced as charging capacity is increased and vehicle technology develops. Charging time depends on the specific car.
The sites will be equipped with 2-6 chargers each.
The stations will offer charging with CCS (European standard for fast charging).