The electric car has passed the stage of the project emerge. For evidence, prospects who rely on a quadrupling of the power park to the horizon of a few years, a fleet of 600,000 vehicles in the near future. This means that the mesh of the charging stations will have to seriously strengthen. With this in mind, the infrastructure fund Meridiam and the Casino retailing group, via its subsidiary, GreenYellow dedicated to the energy transition, announced Thursday a partnership structure. They will deploy together as a network and a platform for electric vehicle charging, the most important in the Hexagon. And not any terminals, since it is, first and foremost, terminals ultra-fast, which allow drivers to recharge in about ten minutes.
It is a new must-have service that this project is going to offer more and more extended. "This partnership is particularly innovative. It is also a first in France. On a same site, all the technologies of charging for all types of vehicles will be available," stresses Sandra Lagumina, general director of Meridiam. For Otmane Hajji, the president of GreenYellow, "currently, consumers often tend to believe that charging an electric car takes time and it can only do that in the evening at home. The project announced with Meridiam change the prism electric mobility."
On the strictly operational level, the partnership agency as follows: Meridiam, through its subsidiary Allego leading pan-european electric mobility, will install high load capacities (for all vehicle types) over 80 Casino websites in France. The first implantation, in the summer of 2019, will be that of Toulouse-Fenouillet. It is GreenYellow - including solar panels to equip several tens of Casino stores, which will feed into green electricity the charging stations and copilotera the deployment of terminals with Allego.
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The project company is paid 80% by Meridiam, for a total investment of forty million euros. "This development fits perfectly within the framework of our strategy," continues Sandra Lagumina, we are an investor in the long term, convinced that the energy transition is full of opportunities, on all levels - environmental, industrial, financial, social, etc. - and that it is necessary to take positions without delay. Through this file, we really feel that we give an impetus to a sector that is in full progress."
Thanks to the project, Meridiam-Casino, it is almost the whole of france that will mesh over the next three years: "there is the geographical aspect, very important, there is also the aspect of multi-skills, continues Otmane Hajji, thanks to this initiative broadens its initial offer. We remain, of course, a producer and supplier of energy responsible but we are now in a position to offer energy solutions to be more comprehensive."
For his part, Sandra Lagumina recalls the ambition to deploy more than 300 sites load lightning-fast in all of Europe.Date Of Update: 22 Nisan 2019, 00:00