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Electreon and Destia will develop wireless charging in Finland | Your money

TEL AVIV, Israel and VANTAA, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 9, 2022–

Electreon intends to enter the Finnish market through collaboration with Destia, the largest infrastructure services company and one of the leading providers of charging infrastructure services in Finland. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and as part of the collaboration, the companies will first introduce the wireless charging solution to potential customers by integrating the Electreon wireless system into a commercial electric vehicle (EV ). This will give fleet operators the opportunity to experience the benefits of wireless charging in operation.

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Electreon’s EV wireless charging routes displayed in Israel. (Photo: BusinessWire)

The objective of the collaboration is to develop commercial wireless charging projects, where Electreon’s wireless charging system and associated operation and maintenance services could be provided as part of the charging solution as that Destia service. Destia offers EV charging solutions for businesses and professional transport, its customers include bus operators, logistics companies, vehicle manufacturers and taxi companies.

Both companies see great potential for wireless charging and Wireless Electric Road System (ERS) projects in Finland for different use cases such as buses, delivery trucks, vans and taxis. ERS deployments can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector and create the conditions for the commercialization of electric vehicles.

This memorandum of understanding is part of Electreon’s strategy to accelerate its penetration into the Nordic market which has enormous potential as a precursor to electric mobility. Maher Kasskawo, an e-mobility specialist from one of the Nordic region’s leading public transport operators, recently joined Electreon as Nordic Business Development Manager to lead the company’s efforts. Mr. Kasskawo has several years of experience in the implementation and operation of Nordic e-buses and charging systems.

“We are very pleased to establish the partnership between Destia and Electreon in the Finnish market. Combining Destia’s strength in charging infrastructure and services with Electreon’s seamless technology in static and dynamic wireless charging will provide a competitive solution for many operating businesses in the transportation segment,” said Maher Kasskawo, Business Development Manager, Electreon.

“Wireless charging has great potential, especially in the business transport segment, as it can be fully integrated into the infrastructure without visual impacts or cables. Electreon’s wireless charging technology can perfectly complement our solution for EV charging as a service,” says Jere Jokinen, Head of EV Charging at Destia.

About Electreon

Electreon is the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) wireless charging solutions, providing end-to-end charging infrastructure and services to meet the needs and efficiency requirements of shared, public and commercial fleet operators and consumers. The company’s proprietary inductive technology charges electric vehicles dynamically (in motion) and statically (stationary) quickly and safely, eliminating range anxiety, lowering total costs of ownership electric vehicles and reducing battery capacity requirements, making it one of the most environmentally friendly and future-proof vehicles. , and compelling charging solutions available today. Electreon is working with cities and fleet operators on a charging-as-a-service (CaaS) platform that enables cost-effective electrification of public, commercial and autonomous fleets for smooth, continuous operation. For more information, visit electreon.com.

About Destia

Destia is the largest infrastructure services company in Finland. Our services cover the entire infrastructure life cycle, from design to construction and maintenance. We create urban building innovations and smart infrastructure solutions that facilitate the movement of people, goods, services and energy for northern living. We are building the infrastructure of tomorrow with the unique infrastructure sense of more than 1,600 professionals. Destia’s turnover amounted to approximately 565 MEUR in 2020. Destia is part of the international Colas group. www.destia.fi/en/

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Janine Ward on behalf of Electreon:[email protected]

Jere Jokinen, Head of Electric Vehicle Charging at Destia: email: [email protected], mobile. +358 50 430 5849

Destia Communications, email:[email protected]

KEYWORD: ISRAEL MIDDLE EAST

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MOBILE/WIRELESS NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

SOURCE: Electron

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