Statkraft invests in German EV charging company eeMobility
20.12.2018 11.00 | pressrelease
Green charging station from eeMobility.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, enters the German EV charging market by acquiring 61 percent of Munich based eeMobility GmbH.
The company develops charging solutions for company fleets and provides a full service offer. The partnership strengthens eeMobility’s position with regards to its future growth ambitions.
“We are convinced that the commercial fleet market will play a major role in spreading e-mobility in Germany. Statkraft has long experience in emobility with Norway being the leading market world-wide for EV adoption. We seek to bring those experiences to other European countries, in partnership with leading start-ups that we can help scale," says Bjørn Holsen, Senior Vice President New Business at Statkraft.
“eeMobility is well placed with its advanced product offering for employee car fleets in Germany and we look forward to building the company together with the founders," he adds.
"For the last four years we have built up an agile enterprise bringing to life our vision of intelligently connecting electric vehicles with energy markets by creating charging solutions that address volatility of renewable energy production,” says Klaus Huber, co-founder together with Robin Geisler.
"We see a huge potential to accelerate our future growth using Statkraft’s expertise from advanced EV markets,” adds Robin Geisler.
Contracts were signed on 19th December 2018. Statkraft will support eeMobility as shareholder and seek to create and capture synergies between eeMobility, Statkraft’s German activities in energy management, retail and with its charging business in Norway.
eeMobility is a leading provider of innovative charging solutions in the field of e-mobility. The start-up founded in 2015 offers companies a complete range of charging solutions for CO2-free charging of electric vehicles. eeMobility has currently 40 employees providing mobility solutions to more than 1.000 vehicles in commercial fleets. Their products connect the world of energy with mobility business, creating e-mobility solutions for the future.