“We must speed up”: the eastern Var agglomeration aims for a hundred terminals for electric vehicles by 2026

One day there may be a thousand of them, but by the end of 2026, a hundred terminals have already been presented to the public. The city community has planned to install 60 of them for rapid charging of electric cars by December 2023, 27 of them. It is already installed in the municipalities of Saint-Raphaël, Fréjus, Puget-sur-Argens, Roquebrune-sur-Argens.

Good news for the drivers of 3000 electric cars in the sector. Estérel Côte d’Azur agglomeration collaborates with Alpes d’Azur, Cannes Pays de Lérins, Sophia Antipolis agglomeration community and Grasse country communities to group orders to obtain prices. on the management of accelerated charging stations.

An approach that allows you to benefit from everyone’s expertise, pool investments and save on operating costs.

Although some private car parks in shopping centers and supermarkets already have terminals, these are the first to equip a public facility.

“Don’t park on the green”

“In Europe, the end of thermal vehicles is announced in 2035, and manufacturers are developing their electrified range. To adapt to the current regulations and for the future, the big brands have thus chosen a large-scale strategy, some have even decided to switch to 100. In Europe by 2030, electric %. European standards are changing and we need to pick up the pace,” Stéphane Iseppi, Deputy Mayor for the Economy, explained during the opening of the first terminals set up in the Léon-Isnard car park, rue de Châteaudun in Saint-Raphaël.

“Thanks to Frédéric Masquelier, mayor of Saint-Raphaël, president of Estérel Côte d’Azur agglomeration, together with transport director Patricia Ferraioli, we implement mobility (bus, car, bicycle master plan, electric). We are elected representatives of five municipalities, each with the most efficient locations working with five well-trained technical service specialists, continued his chosen one. Municipalities have designated parking spaces in front of charging stations, and parking there is strictly prohibited. We have signs, explanations, sensors that warn the municipal police. We don’t park on green squares!”

Three euros per hour, two for subscribers

Developing the purchase of electric vehicles in our area definitely requires good accessibility for charging.

Thus, the agglomeration community, in cooperation with the Wiiz network, chose to invest in Schneider accelerated terminals, equipped with two types of sockets, with two charging points (for two cars at the same time): one for 22 kVA fast charging and one for small cars, bicycles or scooters internal socket for The Estérel Côte d’Azur agglomeration financed the first 27 terminals with 450,000 euros, 80% subsidized by the Region and Advenir bonus.

Knowing that a fast charging station costs 18,000 euros. “But instead of twelve hours, you charge your car in two hours, the same time you charge it at home. added the deputy. Zoé 50 connected to 22 kva will require one hour of charging to get 125 km of autonomy for three euros.

Subscribers will pay two euros per charge per hour (three euros per hour for non-subscribers) and a three-hour flat rate between 11pm and 7am.

Location of terminals

in St. Raphael

Bollards have already been installed at Bastide d’Agay, Agay pharmacy, Landing beach, Place du XV car parks.e-Corpus, Palais des Congrès (Palais side), Léon-Isnard, Place Ortolan, Place Lamartine. Terminals installed in Gautier car parks, Rue Eugène-Felix, Gabriel-Peri, Palais des Congrès (shops side), chemin de l’Escale in Boulouris.

In Frejus

Terminals are already installed at Place Roland-Garros (2 terminals), rue du Docteur Albert-Schweitzer, boulevard Honoré-de-Balzac in Saint-Aygulf. The terminals are installed in the parking lots on rue Marius-Coullet, rue Sainte-Croix (Dolto), Saint-Aygulf.

in Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Terminals are already installed in the station car parks (opposite Total station), 347 de la corniche des Issambres, Les Issambres annex town hall. Bollards are installed in the customs car parks in the village and La Bouverie.

in Puget-sur-Argens

Terminals are installed on the boulevard Provence, the Place Lyautey and the parking lots of the Espace Victor-Hugo, the town hall and Les Harkis (Narcisse) parks.

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