Vattenfall is expanding installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the United Kingdom (UK). The company currently operates 9,000 charging stations in Sweden, Netherlands, and Germany. Vattenfall is a power company with operations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and the UK. The company is owned by the Swedish government and is headquartered in Solna, Sweden.
Enel has announced that plans to install twenty IONITY charging stations in Italy. IONITY is a joint venture company with the BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group. IONITY was formed to build a network of reliable and powerful charging stations along major routes across Europe. Enel is a multinational power company, headquartered in Rome, Italy.
Each IONITY charging station will have six chargers of up to 3250 kW per charge. A fifteen minute charge will allow most EVs to drive another 125 miles. The European Union is committed to accelerating the growth of EVs across the continent. The major European automobile manufacturing companies are also committed to the development of EV on the continent.