Fastned opens first fast charging station at Albert Heijn supermarketFastned, which is building a European network of fast charging stations, has opened her first fast-charging station at a supermarket of Albert Heijn. This is the first station of Fastned on the parking lot of a supermarket and part of a pilot at 3 Albert Heijn stores.
Successful bond issue by FastnedFastned, which is building a European network of fast-charging stations, has raised 11 million euros via the issue of bonds. The proceeds of the issue will be used to facilitate further growth and to expand the network in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.
Fastned books significant victory in higher administrative courtFastned has booked an important victory in an appeal it lodged at the Council of State (higher administrative court of the Netherlands). The Council ruled that Fastned has a legal interest in the objection that it had made against the issue of a permit for charging poles as an additional service at a petrol station of Shell at de Hackelaar.
Fastned wins another tender in the UKFastned, a company that is rolling out a network of fast charging stations throughout Europe, has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and Newcastle University to realise two fast charging stations in the city centres of Newcastle and Sunderland.
Fastned grows 110% in the fourth quarterIn a year on year comparison with Q4 2016, Fastned’s volume, revenue and number of customers showed strong growth in Q4 2017. This is despite the fact that car manufacturers such as Hyundai and Opel have not been able to deliver sufficient numbers of electric cars in the Netherlands to meet strong market demand.
Fastned raises 12.3 million euro for expansion of European fast charging networkFastned, has raised 12.3 million euro in 10 days via a public issue of bonds. The proceeds of this issue will be used to further expand the network of fast-charging stations in the Netherlands, Germany other European countries.
Fastned starts new issue of bonds at 6% interestAfter earlier successful bond issues, today the Dutch charging company Fastned has started the issue of a new series of bonds. The proceeds of this issue will be used to fund expansion of Fastned’s European network of fast-charging stations for electric cars.
German government awards 4.1 million euro to Fastned to build 25 fast charging stationsFastned, a company that is building a European network of fast charging stations where all electric cars can charge, was today awarded a subsidy of 4.1 million euro by State Secretary Rainer Bomba of the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.
Fastned is building a European network of fast-charging stations where all electric cars can charge as fast as possible with 100% renewable energy. The stations are located at high traffic locations along the highways and in cities, where EVs can charge in approximately 20 minutes. Fastned’s goal is to build a European network of one thousand fast charging stations. This will give electric drivers the freedom to drive across Europe. As of today, Fastned has 85 stations operational in The Netherlands and Germany. Fastned is preparing the construction of fast charging stations in The Netherlands, Germany, The United Kingdom and Belgium. Fastned is listed on the Nxchange stock exchange.
Fastned is rolling out its network of fast charging stations in response to the rapidly increasing numbers of EVs in Europe. Car manufacturers are investing billions of Euros in the development of, and production capacity for, EVs. More and more EVs are hitting the roads, which drives the need for charging infrastructure. For more information go to www.fastned.nl/en