Spanish EV charger producer Circontrol has launched its first 400 kW DC quick charger, the Raption 400. The corporate will set up a number of of those at a brand new city charging hub within the middle of Madrid. So far as we’re conscious, 350 kW chargers are the highest-power automobile chargers in widespread use, so this is able to seem like one thing of a milestone.
The brand new Canalejas 360 charging hub, situated in an indoor automobile park close to the Plaza de Canalejas, consists of twelve DC quick chargers: 4 400 kW models; 4 200 kW machines; and 4 50 kW rigs. It was not too long ago inaugurated in a ceremony attended by the Mayor of Madrid and different dignitaries.
Circontrol CEO Joan Hinojo explains that the brand new charging hub gives loads of energy, because the excessive density of EVs within the capital requires quick car rotation. “With the set up of the 4 Raption 400s in Canalejas, the corporate has demonstrated its capacity to maintain tempo with the market that more and more calls for extra highly effective and quicker chargers. At Circontrol we’re dedicated to [high-power] charging, however we don’t overlook that gradual charging [is needed] in different environments resembling home, enterprise or leisure, and that’s the reason we develop charging options for all of them.”
In 2021, Circontrol launched a number of new quick charging merchandise: the eVolve Fast vary, the Raption 150 Compact, and the Raption 350 HPC. The corporate additionally provides a “quick multi-charging system,” which gives centralized energy with a view to cut back set up prices.