By Zachary Shahan — cleantechnica.com
The world’s largest nationwide network of EV fast-chargers is planned for the ABB has just won the contract., and
Here’s more info from ABB:
Each of the more than 200 Fastned stations along Dutch highways will be equipped with several multi-standards fast chargers, such as the 50 kilowatt () Terra 52 and Terra 53 models, capable of charging electric vehicles in 15-30 minutes. The first ABB Terra fast chargers are due to be delivered in September 2013. Construction of the Fastned stations, which will have solar canopies, is expected to be completed by 2015.
To date, the Netherlands is the most populous country to roll out a nationwide fast-charging network. Fast-chargers will be located a maximum of 50 kilometers apart along all highways, and because of ABB’s multi-standard design, the network will be capable of serving EVs offered by all major car brands from, and the . ABB’s -based cloud connectivity solution allows Fastned to create a user-friendly payment and access service for all drivers.
Sounds pretty good. For more details, check out the ABB news release.
*Note that the world’s first nationwide fast-charging network is supposed to roll out in .
- ABB wins contract for Dutch electric vehicle charging stations (news.cnet.com)
- Largest EV Fast-Charging Network To Roll Out In Netherlands (cleantechnica.com)
- An Electric Car Charger On Every Corner? (autoinsurancecenter.com)
- Tesla announces Supercharger network (reviews.cnet.com)
- Nissan, SDG&E partner on EV charging network (reviews.cnet.com)
- GM extends EV drivability with apps (reviews.cnet.com)
- BMW, GM complete testing on DC Fast Charge station usage; validation on BMW i3 and Chevy Spark EV (greencarcongress.com)