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ChargeUp Europe welcomes EDP as its eighth member

Date

31 Jul 2020

Sections

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ChargeUp Europe is excited to welcome EDP - Energias de Portugal, as its newest member. With EDP joining, the Alliance has further expanded its geographic reach to Portugal.

ChargeUp Europe founding members Allego, ChargePoint and EVBox have now been joined by GreenWay, Fastned, evway by Route220, has·to·be, and EDP.

Headquartered in Lisbon, EDP is a multinational utility company. Throughout their 40 years history, they have built a global energy presence with activities in 19 countries across 4 continents. They are active throughout the electricity value chain and are one of the biggest wind energy production companies in the world with almost 66% of their energy produced from renewable resources. EDP aim to lead the energy transition and mobility ecosystem growth in Portugal, Spain and Brazil.

Commenting on the announcement, Vera Pinto Pereira, CEO of EDP Commercial said:

“Sustainability is part of our DNA and ChargeUp Europe is the perfect place to address some of EDP’s key priorities, namely ensuring the availability of electric vehicles and accelerating the rollout of charging infrastructure. We want to guarantee a seamless charging experience for people all over Europe via EU harmonization and interoperability”.

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Media contacts:

ChargeUp Europe Secretariat

Phone: +32 2 669 16 00

E-mail: secretariat@chargeupeurope.eu

 

EDP

Inês Cândido, Press Officer

Phone: +351 93 354 7545

Email:  ines.candido@edp.com

About ChargeUp Europe

ChargeUp Europe, based in Brussels, is an alliance representing the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure sector. ChargeUp Europe has been formed to accelerate the switch to zero emission mobility and ensure a seamless driver experience with access to high quality, readily available charging infrastructure across Europe.  As of today, our member companies – Allego, ChargePoint, EVBox, EDP, evway, Fastned, GreenWay and has.to.be - represent over 175.000 charging points in all 27 EU Member States.

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