With the aim of developing a sustainable mobility system, Enel announced its plans to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure, which envisages the installation of about 7,000 charging stations by 2020 in Italian regions to reach a total of 14,000 by 2022.


According to the program, most of the charging points will be installed in urban and metropolitan areas, with about 20% deployed in other areas around the country. This way Enel intends to eliminate the “range anxiety” and increase the adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles in Italy. Following a recent acquisition of eMotorWerks, the Italian energy giant will be able to offer V2G (vehicle-to-grid) technology and thus compensate EV drivers for making their cars’ batteries available to stabilize the grid.


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eMotorWerks Inc. is a California based company which focuses on promoting high performance electric vehicle charging technologies, such as EV charging stations (EVSE), smart grid EV charging networks, and charging systems for high-voltage and DC fast charging.