E.ON and Clever establish joint venture for ultra-fast charging of electric cars in Scandinavia
Danish E-mobility Service Provider Clever and German E.ON form Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia, a joint venture for building and operating ultra-fast chargers with a total of 48 sites along the freeways throughout Scandinavia.
The joint venture is fulfilling a promise to the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility program to build 28 co-financed sites in Denmark and Sweden. In addition, the joint venture will deploy 20 sites in Norway outside of the funding scope.
In 2020 all 48 sites are planned to be operational. E-mobility customers of Clever, E.ON and third party operators will get access to the charging stations. The joint venture just opened their first ultra-fast chargers in Halsskov, Denmark. Halsskov will be followed by several new sites in both Denmark, Sweden and Norway in 2019. The first large flagship site will be close to Fredericia opening in Q1 2019.
The two operators Clever and E.ON Drive will remain competitors in other service categories. E.ON Drive Infrastructure will furthermore deploy ultra-fast charging sites in Germany, UK, France, Italy as part of the EU CEF program.