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New law helps Bollore deploy 16,000 electric vehicle charging stations across France Source: Renault Nissan Alliance
France’s Bolloré Group has won government approval to deploy a network of 16,000 charging points across France, benefiting from a new law that cuts costs for EV initiatives. Bolloré will invest an estimated sum of 150 million euros in the project, which is expected to be completed by 2019.
The network will cover all of France’s 22 regions and 94 of its 101 administrative départements. As such, the French government has deemed the project to be on a “national scale,” allowing Bolloré to be exonerated of the usual fees relating to the use of public land. This exemption is part of a law passed at the end of 2014 that aims to encourage EV adoption in France.
Bolloré is already a prominent player in the French EV market and has…
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