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Fortum sells majority share of Nordic EV charging operator to Infracapital

Finnish energy conglomerate Fortum has agreed to sell the majority of its public charging network operator Fortum Recharge to Infracapital, a subsidiary of investment manager M&G. Fortum Recharge owns approximately 1,300 public chargers, mostly DC fast chargers, and operates an additional 1,400 charging points in Norway, Finland and Sweden. After the transaction Fortum’s ownership in… Read more »

Fortum, BASF and Nornickel to partner on battery recycling

Finish utility company Fortum, German chemical company BASF, and Russian mining company Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to develop a battery recycling cluster in Harjavalta, Finland. The companies aim to promote the production and use of recycled raw materials in the EV battery market. BASF will use the recycled materials in its planned… Read more »

Fortum to build wireless charging infrastructure for electric taxis in Oslo

Finnish utility company Fortum is working with the city of Oslo and US-based Momentum Dynamics to build a wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital. The project aims to install wireless charging using induction technology that can handle power levels up to 75 kW. The company plans to install charging plates in the… Read more »

Fortum solution recycles 80% of Li-ion battery material

A new solution from Fortum, a Finnish clean-energy company, increases the amount of material in Li-ion batteries that can be recycled to more than 80%, according to the company. The current EU-mandated recycling rate is only 50% of the total weight of the battery. First the company makes the used batteries safe for mechanical treatment,… Read more »

Allego and Fortum collaborate on an interoperable charging network to span 20 European countries

Charging network operators Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive will collaborate to build an interoperable charging network in metropolitan areas and along highways in more than 20 European countries. The MEGA-E project will include 322 “ultra-fast” chargers and 27 “smart charging hubs.” The roll-out is planned to begin in the first half of 2018, beginning… Read more »

Allego and Fortum partner to create an interoperable European charging network

Charging solution providers Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive are joining forces to create an integrated and seamless charging experience for EV drivers throughout Europe. Both companies offer solutions based on open standards. By connecting their networks, they plan to offer cross-border interoperable services. The companies envision a pan-European charging network consisting of “multi-charging hubs”… Read more »

Fortum partners with Polish utility to provide Charge & Drive cloud solution

Fortum Charge & Drive has signed a cooperation contract with Enspiron, a subsidiary of the Polish energy company Energa, to provide its Charge & Drive cloud solution, which Energa will use to operate its EV charging infrastructure. Energa currently operates six charging facilities in the cities of Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia, and the company plans… Read more »

Fortum Charge & Drive building fast charging corridors in Norway

Fortum Charge & Drive, which operates a network of over 812 affiliated smart chargers in the Nordic countries, is hard at work building charging corridors along the highways of Norway, the world’s EV capital. By the end of this year, Fortum will offer charging stations with CCS/CHAdeMO fast charging capabilities every 31 miles along the… Read more »

Fortum collaborates with Swedish electric utility to deploy 30 public charging stations

Scandinavian charging network operator Fortum Charge & Drive is collaborating with Swedish electricity company Jönköping Energi to install 30 public charging stations in the city of Jönköping. The project will begin this fall, and is expected to last two years. Jönköping Energi will own and manage the stations, which will be linked to the 600-station… Read more »

Fortum and Charge Amps partner to offer home and workplace charging in the Nordic market

European charging network operator Fortum Charge & Drive has teamed up with Swedish EVSE manufacturer Charge Amps to launch a home and workplace charging solution called Charge & Drive @home, which is aimed at commercial property owners and homeowners. The new product will be launched in Sweden first, followed by the other Nordic countries. Charge… Read more »