BP to ramp up ultra-rapid EV chargers at forecourts this year

BP Chargemaster is to install 100 rapid chargers across 50 of its petrol station forecourts by the end of this year.

Installs will begin in July, with the target of installing 400 150kW chargers by 2021.

Announced at an industry event this week by Tufan Erginbilgic, CEO of downstream at BP, the project was first teased earlier this year after BP Chargemaster opened a new rapid EV charging hub in Milton Keynes.

Milton Keynes 'Mushrooms' Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Milton Keynes ‘Mushrooms’ Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

The chargers will add to BP’s Polar network, which currently boasts 400 rapid chargers across the UK, effectively doubling its numbers.

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