Innogy signs partnership agreement to expand Italy’s EV infrastructure



Multinational Independent Clean Power Producer Building Energy has announced its entrance into the sustainable mobility market. Building Energy has signed a technological partnership with electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure company Innogy.

The agreement allows Be Charge, an electric mobility infrastructure subsidiary of Building Energy, to install thousands of EV charging points in Italy between 2018 and 2020, using Innogy’s technology.

In 2018 alone, Be Charge will install hundreds of fast charging stations in shopping malls, car parks, streets and public spaces.

Paolo Martini, Managing Director, Be Charge, said: “Be Charge is creating a public infrastructure of intelligent charging stations for electric vehicles on a national scale, in order to make a tangible contribution to the development of sustainable mobility in Italy.”

”We are delighted to partner with innogy, whose technology is essential for such an ambitious infrastructure project.”

Innogy has 7,000 networked charging points in various countries worldwide and has supplied over 10,000 charging points for private and commercial use.

In Germany, innogy has built up a large interconnected charging network with more than 160 municipal utility partners.

Martin Herrmann, COO Retail, innogy SE, added: “Electric mobility is one of innogy’s key growth areas. We thus consistently seek to expand our business in this field. We currently manage charging infrastructures in more than 20 countries worldwide. There is substantial growth potential for electric mobility in Italy as well as strong interest in the marketplace.”


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