Shell buys manufacturer of equipment for electric vehicle charging

Shell покупает производителя оборудования для зарядки электромобилей

Greenlots, American provider of solutions for charging electric vehicles, have signed an agreement under which it becomes a subsidiary, fully owned by Royal Dutch Shell.

The companies will jointly develop software and services that “will permit a full-scale infrastructure intelligent charging stations”.

It will be focused on integration with solar, wind and other “green” power generation capacity. While Greenlots will retain the brand identity and the leadership team.

Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice President of Shell’s new energy, said:

“Our recent investments aimed at meeting the needs of American drivers in low-carbon energy, are part of our broader efforts to create a better future.”

“It is a step to make the electric car more accessible and attractive for utilities, businesses and communities,” he added.

The company Greenlots based in Los Angeles, realized its projects in 13 States. She develops software and services that allow drivers the host nodes and network operators to deploy and manage the full infrastructure of electric vehicle charging.

Earlier, Royal Dutch Shell purchased the largest manufacturer of electric battery chargers company NewMotin. At the time of the transaction it found in Western Europe more than 30 thousand posts electric vehicle charging.

Shell покупает производителя оборудования для зарядки электромобилей