ubitricity to install more than 500 charge points in France’s Le Havre

19. April 2022Press releases
ubitricity to install more than 500 charge points in France’s Le Havre

ubitricity and Shell to install 478 AC and 56 DC charge points for residents and tourists around Le Havre in Normandy region by the end of 2024.

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Berlin and Le Havre, April 19, 2022: ubitricity, manufacturer and operator of charging solutions for electric vehicles and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group, has secured a public tender from the French Metropolitan Community of Le Havre Seine to install 534 public AC and DC electric vehicle (EV) charge points in 172 locations.

The installation of the first 22kW AC chargers will begin in summer 2022, with 478 AC charge points to be installed by the end of 2024. In addition, ubitricity will operate 56 rapid charge points with a capacity of up to 150kW. The charge points aimed at residential and tourist use, will be available across the region. The locations of all charging points will be determined in close coordination with local authorities.

As a leading provider and operator of lamp post charge points, ubitricity has significant experience advising local governments on their public EV charging infrastructure needs. For this tender, ubitricity will also leverage the resources and capabilities of Shell’s European e-mobility business in order to offer the full range of charging solutions.

The project is expected to significantly improve access to electric vehicle charging for all residents and visitors in the Metropolitan Community of Le Havre Seine. EV drivers will be able to use all of the newly integrated ubitricity charging options with common roaming apps such as Shell Recharge. All 534 charging points will be supplied exclusively with electricity from renewable energy.

Daniel Kunkel, CEO of ubitricity said: “We are pleased to be part of the rapid expansion of charging infrastructure in the Normandy region. By combining ubitricity’s experience advising cities on EV charging with the strengths of the Shell’s e-mobility offerings, we can offer more solutions that enable more drivers switch to EVs. That’s why we plan to collaborate further with cities in France and across Europe in their transition to e-mobility.”

ubitricity va installer plus de 500 points de recharge au Havre

ubitricity et Shell installeront 478 points de recharge AC et 56 points de recharge rapide DC pour les résidents et les touristes de la région du Havre d’ici fin 2024.

Berlin et Le Havre, le 19 avril 2022 : ubitricity, fabricant et exploitant de solutions de recharge pour véhicules électriques et filiale à 100% du groupe Shell, a été sélectionné suite à un Appel à Manifestation d’Intérêt Concurrente lancé par la Communauté Urbaine du Havre Seine Métropole pour l’installation de 534 points de recharge publiques pour véhicules électriques AC et DC répartis sur 172 sites.

L’installation des premiers chargeurs AC de 22 kW débutera à l’été 2022, avec 478 points de charge AC à installer d’ici la fin de 2024. De plus, ubitricity va opérer 56 points de recharge rapides d’une capacité jusqu’à 150 kW. Les bornes de recharge, destinées à un usage résidentiel et touristique, seront disponibles sur tout le territoire. L’emplacement de toutes les bornes de recharge sera déterminé en étroite coordination avec les autorités locales.

En tant que fournisseur et opérateur de premier plan de points de recharge de lampadaires, ubitricity possède une expérience significative dans le conseil aux administrations locales sur leurs besoins en matière d’infrastructures de recharge publiques de véhicules électriques. Pour cet appel d’offres, ubitricity s’appuiera également sur l’expertise de Shell en Europe en matière de mobilité électrique afin d’offrir une gamme complète de solutions de recharge.

Le projet devrait améliorer considérablement l’accès à la recharge des véhicules électriques pour tous les résidents et visiteurs de la Communauté métropolitaine du Havre Seine. Les conducteurs de véhicules électriques pourront accéder aux solutions de recharge d’ubitricity nouvellement intégrées à travers les applications de localisation de points de recharge classiques telles que Shell Recharge. Les 534 points de recharge seront alimentés exclusivement en électricité produite à partir d’énergie renouvelable.

Daniel Kunkel, CEO d’ubitricity a dit : « Nous sommes heureux de contribuer à l’expansion rapide des infrastructures de recharge en Normandie. En combinant l’expérience d’ubitricity en matière de conseil aux villes sur la recharge des véhicules électriques aux offres de mobilité électrique de Shell, nous pouvons offrir davantage de solutions qui permettent à un plus grand nombre de conducteurs de passer aux véhicules électriques. C’est pourquoi nous prévoyons de collaborer avec davantage de villes en France et dans toute l’Europe dans leur transition vers l’e-mobilité. »

Nicole Anhoff-Rosin
ubitricity Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH
EUREF-Campus 7-8 · D-10829 Berlin

About ubitricity Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH: ubitricity is part of the Shell Group and has set itself the goal of providing “electricity for everyone, everywhere” with innovative charging solutions for electric cars. ubitricity is known for converting urban lamp posts into charge points. The charge points are integrated into or fixed to the pole and enable the rapid expansion of a dense charging infrastructure without extensive construction work. Additionally, as a charge point operator (CPO), ubitricity is also able to offer standalone AC and DC chargers. In the UK, ubitricity operates the largest public charging network. The headquarters of the Berlin-based company is on the campus of the European Energy Forum (EUREF). www.ubitricity.com

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