Copenhagen Airport will be Denmark’s largest charging station for electric cars

has entered into an agreement with the Jutland group EWII to establish 1,350 new electric car charging gates at the airport over the next 10 years.

Some of the airport’s 14,000 parking spaces are already equipped with a , but the move will expand that capacity. The first 195 will be set up during 2022.

“We are very pleased to have landed the agreement with EWII. They also with heat, , electricity and fiber, and they can therefore share knowledge in a number of areas that can benefit the airport’s sustainable development,” says the airport’s commercial director, Peter Krogsgaard.

The charging stations are to service travelers, airport staff and the airport’s own – about 40 percent of them are electric.

Part of an EU project
is a key player in the EU project ALIGHT, which develops sustainable solutions for the industry

The project examines both the production of sustainable fuel and practical ways to implement sustainable energy sources in airport operations.

According to the Danish car industry’s representative organization De Danske Bilimportører, a total of 185,328 new passenger cars were sold in 2021 – of which approximately 65,000 are electric.

At the end of 2021, about 2,781,855 passenger cars were registered in , of which 144,498 were electric – just over 5 percent.

Source: The Nordic Page

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