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 is a charging company that is building a European network of fast charging stations where fully electric vehicles can charge as fast as possible. The stations are located at high traffic locations along highways and in cities, where electric cars charge in an average of about 20 minutes. This will give drivers of fully electric vehicles the freedom to drive across Europe. As of today, Fastned has more than 105 stations operational in the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom, and is working on expanding its fast charging network to the rest of Europe. Fastned is currently simultaneously building fast charging stations in the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom, and preparing for building its first stations in other countries, with a focus on Belgium, Switzerland and France. More information: fastnedcharging.com.