Posts Tagged: Fortum Charge & Drive

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 »

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 »

6 EV infrastructure lessons we can learn from Norway

“When you get off the plane in Oslo, Norway, it is like entering fairytale land for people in the EV industry,” says Rami Syväri of charging network operator Fortum. Thanks to hefty government incentives – including zero import taxes, charging incentives and bus lane access – Norway has quickly catapulted its EV market from early-adopter… 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 »

The Electric Vehicle Charging Association, a new trade group for the charging industry

Several prominent firms in the EV charging industry have formed the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA), a non-profit trade association created to encourage continued innovation in the field, advocate for pro-EV policies, and serve as a resource for information and expertise. The founding members of EVCA are ABM, ChargePoint, Clean Fuel Connection, Envision Solar, EV… Read more »