News item | 2012-12-17 | 15:25 PM

E-mobility news: Fast charging station in Hamburg opened

The inauguration of a fast charging station, located in the HafenCity area in Hamburg, took place on December 6th. The installation of the fast charging station is a part of the German project Wirtschaft Am Strom (WAS). Within the WAS project, Vattenfall R&D will focus on optimizing existing public charging infrastructure, as well as investigating and testing future charging solutions.

The fast charging station in Hamburg. Photo: Johannes Arlt.

The fast charging station in Hamburg. Photo: Johannes Arlt

The fast charging station is equipped with two fast chargers, one from Mennekes and one from e8energy. The Mennekes charger has both a Schuko and a Mennekes type II outlet (bring your own cable!) and the possibility to charge with up to 32 A, 3-phase (up to 22 kW). The e8energy charger is a combined AC/DC charger. For AC it has the possibility of charging with 32 A, 3-phase and a Mennekes type II outlet (bring your own cable!). For DC it has a fixed cable with a CHAdeMO plug, and you can charge with up to 18.3 kW.

Read more about the Wirtschaft Am Strom project in the next issue of the newsletter.

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