McDonald’s Italia, in partnership with Enel X, will equip 100 of its eating places throughout Italy with a complete of 200 charging factors by the tip of 2021.

In keeping with the companions, it is the primary restaurant chain in Italy that’s putting in charging factors on a bigger scale.

Within the case of McDonald’s automobile parks, Enel X will set up JuicePoles – twin output 22 kW AC – and in some instances additionally JuicePumps – 50 kW DC chargers.

The few first charging stations are already up and operating – in San Benedetto del Tronto, Ancona and Osimo:

“The primary charging stations put in on the McDonald’s eating places of Desio, Eboli, Loreto, San Benedetto del Tronto, Ancona and Osimo, of which the final three are already energetic and visual on the app, like for instance JuicePass. The implementation plan will quickly contain the brand new cities of Piombino, Barberino di Mugello, Alessandria, Quartu Sant’Elena and Florence.”

To place it into perspective, McDonald’s has roughly 600 eating places in Italy, which signifies that electrification of 100 is about 16.7% – the primary essential step to encourage drivers to modify to EVs.

It’s extremely doubtless that related tasks will happen in numerous different markets, the place electrical automobile gross sales rising quick. In Italy, gross sales through the first 9 months expanded considerably:

“In Italy, within the first 9 months of 2020 BEV autos (100% electrical) recorded a rise in registrations of +127.6% and Plug-in hybrids of +210.3%, in a steady upward pattern that reached a month-to-month file breaking determine in September with virtually 7,000 autos registered*.”

Enel X up to now put in over 10,500 charging factors In Italy, and by 2022 it ought to virtually triple to twenty-eight,000.