Kuwait Petroleum to expand electric charging network in Europe

Kuwait Petroleum International, Q8, has signed a partnership agreement with IONITY, a joint venture company formed by world's top car manufacturers which has the mission to build an extensive pan-European High-Power Charging network of 400 stations by 2020

KPI’'sNorth West Europe MD Mr. Fadel Al Faraj shaking hands with IONITY COO Mr. Marcus Groll after entering into the partnership

According to a press release by Q8 office in Antwerp recently, the agreement was signed by KPI's North West Europe managing director Fadel Al-Faraj and IONITY chief operating officer Marcus Groll.

KPI is installing fast electric chargers as the future of e-mobility at its fuel stations network in Europe.

These high power charging stations would be installed at company's seven highway stations in Belgium. KPI, a subsidiary Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, has incorporated renewable and sustainable energy as its one of the top most priorities in its 2040 Strategy.

Creating alternative fuels available to its customers will not only add diversity to company's business but will also add value to business growth and brand recognition.

These high power charging stations are capable to charge electric cars in less than 20 minutes for a distance of 300 kilometers.

Also, these stations would become part of reliable and powerful charging network that supports all electric vehicles, regardless of the brand.

After this summer, KPI will be one of the first to offer this type of high power charging stations in Belgium. Moreover, this initiative would bring business diversity, innovation and sustainability to KPI while maintaining growth in fuel disposal through our extensive retail business, it said.

With this network of ultra-fast chargers KPI actively contributes to the infrastructure for the mobility of tomorrow, it added.