Gridserve announces major EV charging network expansion
10 December 2021
Author: Sean Keywood
EV charging firm Gridserve has announced plans to open more than 20 ultra-fast charging hubs at motorway service stations by the middle of next year.
Each hub will feature between six and 12 350kW chargers, capable of adding up to 100 miles of driving range in less than 10 minutes.
Gridserve says it will follow these facilities with a further 50 motorway sites in the next phase of its development plan.
In addition, Gridserve is building two new dedicated Electric Forecourts, including a new flagship site at Gatwick Airport (pictured) and another in Norwich, both of which are due to open next year, with more than 30 additional sites under development as part of the company's commitment to eventually build over 100.
Gridserve CEO Toddington Harper said: "Our mission is to deliver sustainable energy and move the needle on climate change, and that is exactly what we are doing - delivering.
"Getting people into electric vehicles is a big part of our vision but to do that, charging has to be simple and free of anxiety, which is why we've designed our network entirely around the needs of drivers, listening to our customers' needs and providing the best possible level of customer service to deliver the confidence people need to make the switch to electric transport today, eight years ahead of the 2030 ban on [new] petrol and diesel cars."