Fastned – which has fast and ultra-rapid charging devices in England and Scotland – is now up and running as part of the Zap-Pay partner network. It is the seventh charging network to come online with Zap-Pay after Osprey, ESB Energy, char.gy, GeniePoint, Mer and MFG EV Power.
Full integration means that around 4,000 charging devices across the UK are currently Zap-Pay enabled. As well as being able to find charge points, plan longer journeys and share updates with other EV drivers, Zap-Map users can now pay for their EV charging on all seven networks up and down the UK.
Fastned is a fast-growing European network that aims to give freedom to electric vehicle drivers and accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility. The network currently includes over 60 charging devices in the UK, all of which are Zap-Pay enabled.
In July this year, Fastned installed 10 ultra-rapid chargers at Redbridge Park & Ride as part of Energy Superhub Oxford. Unlike any other UK charging hub, the site is connected directly to the National Grid’s high-voltage transmission network via four miles of underground cable, allowing hundreds of EVs to be charged quickly and simultaneously without putting extra strain on local Can provide 10 MW power. power network.
Most recently, Fastned tied for first place in Zap-Map’s annual public charging network satisfaction rankingZap-Pay partners with MFG EV Power.
Elsewhere, Fastned’s extensive charging network covers the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and France. Currently, fasted chargers are not yet available on Zap-Pay outside the UK.
Alex Earl, Commercial Director at Zap-Map, says:
“Fastned is an important addition to the Zap-Pay partner network. As an expanding network with fast and ultra-rapid chargers in well-placed locations, its exclusive charging points make it much easier for Zap-Pay users to charge EVs Will give
“Zap-pay usage is already on the rise, we are expecting this trend to accelerate now as Fastened has also gone online. That’s why I’m happy to see Fasted Network go live on Zappay.”
Adds Tom Hurst, UK Country Manager at Fastned:
,We are happy to be a Zap-Pay partner. At the heart of our mission to deliver electric independence and sustainable mobility is the desire to reduce the barriers to entry of EVs and make driving easier. Zap-Pay’s smart payment solution will play a key role in this.”
All fastened charging devices in the UK are Zap-Pay enabled and available to use on Zap-Map’s iOS and Android mobile apps.