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Oil Giant Total To Operate 2,300 Electric Vehicle Charging Points In Paris

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Oil Giant Total, one of several oil companies investing in Electric Vehicle business, to operate 2,300 charging points in Paris.

Back in September, Total acquired London’s largest charging network from Bolloré Group’s Blue Point London.

Oil Giant Total To Operate 2,300 Electric Vehicle Charging Points In Paris - autojosh

Oil giant Total is on track to become one of the largest players in the EV charging business after being allowed to operate 2,300 EV charge points in Paris.





Total winning the City of Paris’ concession tender means the Oil giant will now modernize and extend the cities public Electric Vehicles (EV) charge points network.

The Council of Paris awarded to Total the management of its on-street public network for the 10 coming years.

This public service concession covers the supply, installation and technical and commercial operation of this charge points network.

The new network will ultimately encompass 2,329 EV charge points; an increase of 56% compared to the number currently in service.

These includes 270 existing Bélib points, 1,830 new AC 7 kW points; 140 new 3 kW outlets for motorcycles and scooters; and 10 fast-charging hubs (50 kW) in underground parking lots.

Oil Giant Total To Operate 2,300 Electric Vehicle Charging Points In Paris - autojosh

Total said in a statement that :





“This partnership with the City of Paris enables us to accelerate our transformation toward a broad energy company.

“We are delighted by the trust placed in us by the Council of Paris for the 10 coming years, through this concession, for the Bélib’ network management and modernization.

“Following Amsterdam, Brussels and London, another major European city is henceforth building on Total’s expertise to foster the transition of its citizens’ mobility.

Total’s goal is to operate a network with more than 150,000 charging points in Europe by 2025.

Back in September, Total acquired London’s largest charging network from Bolloré Group’s Blue Point London.

Last month, Total acquired 2,000 charging points in Germany from Viessmann the Charging Solutions in November.





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