Fastned raises 7.7 million euro to grow networkFastned, the Dutch company that is rolling out a European network of fast charging stations where all electric cars can charge, has raised 7.7 million euro in just two weeks via a public issue of bonds. Therefore the bond subscription was oversubscribed by a factor of two.
Fastned starts partnership with Van der Valk in the Netherlands and BelgiumThe Dutch company Fastned that is building a European network of fast charging stations, has signed an agreement with hotel chain Van der Valk Hotels & Restaurants to build fast charging stations in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Fastned starts bond issue at 6% interestAfter a successful bond issue end of last year, today 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 its network of fast-charging stations in the Netherlands as well as surrounding countries.
Fastned raises EUR 2.5 million in record timeFastned, which is building a pan-European network of fast charging stations where all electric cars can charge, has raised EUR 2.5 million in a single weekend with a limited issue of bonds to the general public. The money will be used for the expansion of the network of fast charging stations.
Fastned and the city of The Hague open first urban fast-charging station of the NetherlandsToday, Fastned and the municipality of The Hague will open the first urban fast-charging station of the Netherlands. The station is part of a series of five stations that will be realised in the city of The Hague.
Fastned starts limited issue of certificates of sharesFastned, that is building a European network of fast charging stations for electric cars, has started a limited issue of certificates of shares to finance new stations in The Netherlands and abroad. And gets a listing at the new European stock exchange Nxchange.
Tesla drivers can now fast-charge at FastnedFastned, that is building a pan-European network of fast charging stations where all electric cars can charge, will add Tesla adaptors at all of its 50 stations in the Netherlands before the end of March. The adaptors allow Tesla drivers to quickly recharge their car and continue their journey. The 50 Fastned locations are a big step up from the current 7 Tesla superchargers in the Netherlands. With these new locations Tesla drivers no longer have to make detours to fast-charge their car.
National coverage of Fastned fast-charging stations in The NetherlandsFastned, which is building a European network of fast-charging stations where all electric cars can charge, has opened its 50th station along the highway. This station marks the beginning of national fast charging coverage. This network gives electric drivers the freedom to travel throughout the Netherlands. Former Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende officially opened the station together with alderman Derk Alssema of the municipality Goes in Zeeland.
Fastned shows rapid growth in fast-charging marketThe revenue of Fastned, which builds a European network of fast charging stations, has increased in the last quarter of 2015 over 340% compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. The volume of kWh delivered increased with 374%. The growth shows that there is a growing need for fast-charging at prime stations along the highway. Last year the number of full electric cars in The Netherlands increased with 37%.
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