Posts Tagged: Fastned

Fastned tests fast chargers at German supermarkets

European fast charging network operator Fastned has partnered with German supermarket chain REWE for a pilot that will test the interest of EV drivers in fast charging while shopping for groceries. The partnership will start with a pilot at four REWE Region Mitte supermarkets around Frankfurt, and the companies intend to expand it to additional… Read more »

Fastned opens its first DC fast charging station in Germany

European fast charging network operator Fastned has opened its first station in Germany. The new station is located along the A3 highway at Limburg an der Lahn, and features several 350 kW DC chargers. The roof of the station is equipped with solar panels. According to Fastned, all the energy delivered by its network comes… Read more »

Fastned to deploy fast chargers with up to 350 kW in UK cities of Newcastle and Sunderland

Dutch charging provider Fastned has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and Newcastle University to deploy two fast charging stations in the city centers of Newcastle and Sunderland (where Nissan manufactures LEAFs for the UK market). Each “Go Ultra Low Filling Station” will house six DC fast chargers, two of which… Read more »

Fastned raises 12 million euros to expand its European fast-charging network

Dutch charging network operator Fastned has raised 12.3 million euros in a public bond issue. The company will use the new funding to further expand its network of fast chargers in the Netherlands, Germany and other European countries. Fastned currently has 63 fast-charging stations operational, and a new series of stations is under construction. It… Read more »

Fastned wins 4-million-euro grant to build 25 fast charging stations

The German Ministry of Transport has awarded €4.1 million ($4.8 million) to network operator Fastned to support the buildout of 25 fast charging stations across Germany. Each station will include multiple chargers that can add more than 155 miles of range in 20 minutes. Fastned expects to open the first stations early next year. The… Read more »

Leclanché to develop battery storage solution for Fastned fast charging stations

Swiss battery-maker Leclanché will develop a battery storage solution for Fastned’s charging stations, starting with a pilot at two locations. Fastned operates a network of 63 fast charging stations in the Netherlands, and is in the process of expanding to London and Germany. Fastned’s highway charging stations have up to eight fast chargers, and its… Read more »

Motorcyle maker Energica unveils fast charging station in Italy’s Dolomites

Energica, maker of the Eva and Ego electric superbikes, has unveiled its first branded fast charging station at Selva di Val Gardena, in the Dolomites region of Italy. The 50 kW Combo CCS fast charger is the first in a network that will cover roads loved by motorcyclists. Automakers and governments are installing chargers around… Read more »

Fastned expands into Germany with highway fast charging stations

European fast-charging network operator Fastned has acquired its first 14 locations in Germany. Each location will include multiple fast chargers, which will be upgradable to power levels of 150 to 350 kW. The new charging stations will be conveniently located along major highways. Fastned is cooperating with hotel chain Van der Valk and property developer… Read more »

European Fastned charging stations reach break-even point

Netherlands-based charging network operator Fastned has announced that its first two stations reached the break-even point in March. Revenues generated at the two stations outpaced operating expenses, which include the purchase of power, grid connection fees, license costs, land leasing, cleaning and maintenance. Fastned expects more stations to pass the break-even point in the coming… Read more »