Up to now, 212 AC fast and 34 DC rapid charge points have been installed for residents and tourists – further 288 will be rolled out until the end of 2024 – info materials and support for EV drivers available

Le Havre, France – 17th January 2024: ubitricity, provider and operator of charging solutions for electric vehicles and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group, has hit the important milestone of 200 public charging points in Le Havre Seine Métropole. The roll-out follows the win of a public tender from the French Communauté urbaine Le Havre Seine Métropole for 534 public EV charging points in 2022. All AC and DC chargers are installed as part of a cooperation between Shell ubitricity and Shell Recharge and can be used by any EV driver. 

Public AC fast chargers are ideal for relaxed charging during longer parking periods, for example while shopping, visiting a restaurant or attending a local event. In Le Havre Seine Métropole, there are currently already 212 of those AC charging points with charging capacities of up to 22kW available. They are operated by Shell ubitricity in the following cities: Le Havre, Anglesqueville-l’Esneval, Cauville-sur-Mer, Criquetot-l’Esneval, Cuverville, Épouville, Gonfreville-l’Orcher, Harfleur, Hermeville, La Poterie-Cap-d’Antifer, Manéglise, Montivilliers, Notre-Dame-du-Bec, Octeville-sur-Mer, Pierrefiques, Rolleville, Sandouville, Sainte-Adresse, Sainneville-sur-Seine and Saint-Vincent-Cramesnil.

At DC rapid chargers with up to 150kW, residents and tourists are able to recharge with high power in a short time. This is perfect if limited time is available and long distances need to be covered. Shell Recharge France is already operating 34 DC rapid charging points in the following cities: Le Havre (Office du Tourisme, Rue Arthur Honegger and Rue du Chilllou), Saint Romain de Colsbosc and Criquetot-l’Esneval.

 

The operator companies Shell ubitricity and Shell Recharge are pleased about the initial usage and feedback of residents. Residents and visitors can start a charge by either using pay-as-you-go (no registration needed) or their favorite e-mobility app/charging card.

  • Shell ubitricity is managing a project website for the expansion of the public charging infrastructure in Le Havre Seine Métropole. Visitors can get insights on the number and locations of chargers, tariffs, and further expansion plans.
  • A detailed brochure on the project, user instructions, support contacts, and more is available online via Shell ubitricity
  • All chargers offer detailed user instructions. At DC chargers, a digital screen is guiding EV drivers through the process. All AC chargers are equipped with a step-by-step instruction sticker. This document is also available digitally in French and English.
  • If drivers are having questions or facing problems, they can contact the customer support team at any time (for AC chargers: (+33) 0800 941 740 or support.fr@ubitricity.com; for DC Chargers: (+33) 969 366 018)

 

Thomas Le Gall, Chief Commercial Officer at Shell ubitricity, said:

“We are proud to have already made remarkable progress in the expansion of Le Havre Seine Métropole’s charging infrastructure. In 2024, our team will continue to roll-out the remaining new chargers at high pace and further focus on making the use of the new charging facilities as easy as possible for both experienced and new EV drivers.”

 

Portrait of Nicole Anhoff-Rosin, Head of Marketing & Communications at ubitricity, the operator of the largest charging network in the UK.

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Nicole Anhoff
Head of Marketing & Communications

press@ubitricity.com

High resolution photos of ubitricity charge points can be found in our download section.

About ubitricity


ubitricity is a leading provider and operator of public EV charging. Focusing on creating user-oriented charging networks, ubitricity offers AC lamppost, AC fast and DC rapid charging stations. The company operates more than 10,000 charging points within the Shell Recharge network, including the UK’s largest charging network. EV Drivers in Germany, France and the Netherlands are also charging conveniently at an increasing number of ubitricity-operated charge points. ubitricity is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group. www.ubitricity.com

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