Denmark has just announced an investment of several tens of millions of euros to build 25 new charging stations for electric trucks. The Scandinavian country complies with “ l’European Green Deal », whose objective is to reduce CO2 emissions.
25 charging stations for electric trucks
This summer, MEPs adopted a text which aims to oblige member states to build charging stations every 60 kilometers for cars. The European Union wants to enable the democratization of electric cars. And this involves the development of charging infrastructure. At the same time, the text also provides that the price at charging stations be displayed in kWh.
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For electric trucks and buses, Member States have been asked to install stations every 120 km. Denmark has therefore decided to embark on this large-scale project. In total, the Danish authorities have announced the construction of 175 charging points spread over 25 different stations. The Ministry of Transport stated that “ the first fast charging sites for electric trucks will be operational from 2025 ».
Denmark is putting 91.5 million euros into this project
According to information relayed, the infrastructure will mainly be located along the main Danish highways. The charging points will be installed in the regions of Randers, Herning, Vejle, Padborg and Køge and in Nyborg in 2025. Energy suppliers are in the starting blocks to position themselves in the tenders. They should be published soon.
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The Danish ministry specifies on this subject that “ the establishment of the charging parks will be done through government tenders, where private companies can submit their proposals for the construction of the stations “. In total, 91.5 million euros will be invested by the country in infrastructure for electric trucks.
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