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ENGIE forays into EV charging infra with ENGIE Vianeo

The French multinational utility company, ENGIE SA has launched ENGIE Vianeo with the aim to develop EV charging infrastructure in France for electric cars and heavy goods vehicles.

Through ENGIE Vianeo the Group plans to develop 12,000 electric charge points in France for cars and heavy goods vehicles by 2025. The new brand will also help the local authorities, businesses, landowners, logistics, and fleet managers to switch to lower-emission mobility by offering a range of mobility solutions from installing charging infrastructure to power supply, maintenance, and servicing.

"The launch of ENGIE Vianeo is another milestone in the Group's strategy to accelerate its contribution to the decarbonization of mobility and to position itself as a leader in this sector. Our sustainable mobility offering is adapted to the needs of business and institutional actors in France, private and corporate, including towns, motorway licensees, homes, car parks, and the hotel industry," said Frank Lacroix, Executive Vice President Energy Solutions at ENGIE Group.

The company has rolled out initial 1,000 charge points throughout France beginning this month and by 2025 ENGIE Vianeo will add 11,000 extra electric charge points.

ENGIE Vianeo offers 300kW charges at €0.57 per kWh in its motorway service stations and €0.69 per kWh in its partner ESSO service stations operated with CERTAS Energy France.
The electricity supplied is 100% green and produced from renewable energy sources (hydro, wind, and solar).

ENGIE Vianeo has already launched a new website (engie.vianeo.com) and a dedicated mobile app to support new customers. They also provide an interactive map of all ENGIE Vianeo stations and charge points available in real-time across France. Additionally, customers can also benefit from smart route planner on the app, adapted to their vehicle type and percentage of remaining battery power. 

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