A project of this size and impact in the new E-Mobility industry needs strong supportive partners. Fast-E is supported by a group of powerful players – energy companies, OEMs, MSPs, government ministries, and regional authorities.
Allego GmbH, fast-E (DE/BE) coordinator, is a subsidiary of the biggest Dutch energy infrastructure company, Alliander N.V., and a leading CPO (Charge Point Operator) which has significant expertise in e-mobility, including the creation of a network of multi standard fast chargers throughout The Netherlands (CIR with role split of CPO and MSPs), Belgium and Germany (400 DC fast chargers deployment in urban areas and along major transportation routes. Allego was also awarded by several municipalities in the Netherlands and Germany, such as the Federal State of Berlin to deploy EV charging outlets (mainly AC chargers) for urban transportation. The main focus of the company is the operation of a reliable network of both AC- and DC charging equipment for Electric Vehicles and to allow EV charging to any driver of an electric vehicle by entering into contracts with all Mobility Service Providers in Europe.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of over 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history.
For Renault, the electric vehicle is a real long-term solution to today’s environmental and noise pollution issues in cities. Technological innovations now make it possible to mass market an electric vehicle at reasonable cost. Renault now offers a full range of electric vehicles including the full electric ZOE which can easily charge up to 43 kW on the AC plug.
The BMW Group is the leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles in the world. The success of the BMW Group has always been built on long-term thinking and responsible action. With BMW i, the BMW Group is pursuing a holistic approach: BMW i is redefining personal mobility through visionary, purpose-built vehicle concepts with inspiring design, a focus on sustainability throughout the entire value chain and a full range of complementary mobility services.
The all-electric BMW i3, launched in 2013, is a locally emission-free car that is sustainably designed throughout. BMW will also provide access to the multi-standard fast charging network via its Mobility product ChargeNow.
The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe.
The number of Group vehicles delivered to customers in 205 was 9.931 million. In Western Europe, nearly one in four new cars (24.4 percent) is made by the Volkswagen Group. The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN. Most of the passenger vehicle models made by VOLKSWAGEN are now available as plugin-hybrid or fully electric vehicle and the company also provides own mobility products.
innogy SE is an established European energy company. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, the subsidiary of RWE AG addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world. In the field of e-mobility innogy supplies smart charging infrastructure as well as IT services and operates a large European network of public and private charging stations. The Hubject founding member provides innovative, customer-friendly mobility solutions and is one of the drivers of the industry standard for the intelligent integration of electric vehicles in the new, decentralised power grids.
The enviaM Group is, according to revenue and volume, the leading utility in Eastern Germany.
The company serves about 1.4 million customers with Energy, gas, heat and energy services. enviaM is also the main driver of energy innovations and in a leading role in preparing distribution grids for the future needs of the energy world.
Hysolutions Supporting the establishment of the hydrogen business in the region as well as in the use of fuel cells in the products and services offered by local companies are amongst the essential tasks of the company. Since 2010, the company has also assumed the role of the regional project control office for the program of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure for the Model Regions of Electromobility. Hysolutions is committed to E-Mobility as conductor of urban activities in the City of Hamburg and a consultant to market players in and around the Hamburg territory.
As a fully-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, DB Energy manages one of the largest mixed energy portfolios in Germany. DB Energy is of great importance within the Group when it comes to implementing Deutsche Bahn’s environmental goals, from creating CO₂-free mobility chains to practical questions regarding improving energy efficiency. Beginning in April 2013, around five million BahnCard and season pass holders now travel long-distance using 100 percent green power; at least 75 percent of all long-distance travel within Germany is powered by green electricity. The first priority is increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the traction current mix to over 35 percent by 2020.