Statkraft invests in EV charging company eeMobility

1/3/19, 11:02 AM -

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, enters the German EV charging market by acquiring 61 percent of Munich based eeMobility.

Charging stations for electric cars by eeMobility.
Charging stations for electric cars by eeMobility.

The company develops charging solutions for company fleets and provides a full service offer. The partnership strengthens eeMobility’s position with regards to its future growth ambitions.

Commercial e-fleet market with high potential

 “We are convinced that the commercial fleet market will play a major role in spreading e-mobility in Germany. Statkraft has long experience in e-mobility with Norway being

the leading market world-wide for EV adoption. We seek to bring those experiences  to other European countries, in partnership with leading start-ups that we can help scale”, says Bjørn Holsen, Senior Vice President New Business at Statkraft. “eeMobility is well placed with its advanced product offering for employee car fleets in Germany and we look forward to building the company together with the founders”, headds.

 Using expertise from advanced EV markets like Norway

 „For the last four years we have built up an agile enterprise bringing to life our vision of intelligently connecting electric vehicles with energy markets by creating charging solutions that address volatility of renewable energy production” says Klaus Huber, co-founder together with Robin Geisler. "We see a huge potential to accelerate our future growth using Statkraft’s expertise from advanced EV markets.” adds Robin Geisler.

Contracts were signed shortly before Christmas. Statkraft will support eeMobility as shareholder and seek to create and capture synergies between eeMobility, Statkraft’s

German activities in energy management, retail and with its charging business in Norway. (HCN)

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https://www.pveurope.eu/News/Energy-Storage/New-forms-of-flexibility-key-to-a-renewables-led-power-system

https://www.pveurope.eu/News/E-Mobility/New-partnership-to-combine-PV-and-electric-vehicle-charging

https://www.pveurope.eu/Products/Storage/Charging/Phoenix-Contact-s-AC-charging-controller-with-extended-functions