BP to roll out 'ultra-fast' EV chargepoints
Energy giant BP is set to roll out new, ‘ultra-fast’ electric vehicle chargepoints across the UK.
The so-called ‘charging hubs’ are being developed in partnership with EV Network and will be deployed in high-traffic locations, including alongside motorways.
Construction of the first hub is expected to be completed later this year. Once the rollout is complete by 2030, the hubs should double the number of EV chargepoints currently available in the UK to 16,000.
Matteo de Renzi, CEO of BP Pulse, said in Electrical Review, “We’re taking another step forward in our commitment to make ultra-fast charging widely accessible across the UK, including in easy reach of the motorway network.”
Reza Shaybani, co-founder and CEO of the EV Network added, “This groundbreaking agreement with BP Pulse has got 2021 off to a racing start. As the largest public charge point operator in the market, BP Pulse is a perfect partner for EVN to deliver critically required EV charging infrastructure nationwide.”