New charging hub
The new charging hub opened just 11 months after the assignment of the project, a challenge achieved despite global problems with regard to logistics and components. The hub made use of cutting-edge technologies in order to adapt it to the needs of users: There are 10 ultra-fast charging stations (150kW) which will enable 20 vehicles to make an 80% battery recharge in approximately 10 minutes for those who need to recharge in the shortest possible time; and another 13 semi-fast chargers, with two connectors each with a power of 22kW that will enable 80% battery recovery in 90 minutes, ideal for a car park near a shopping and leisure centre, so you can recharge your electric vehicle while you eat, dine or do your shopping.
Commitment to sustainable mobility
This project was the result of a commitment to electric mobility by the Autonomous Community of Madrid and its Ministry of Local Administration and Digitalisation, resulting in the promotion of new technologies and ICT systems (Information and Communication Technology) that enable the smart use of means of travel. In fact, this new sustainable car park was developed on a 6,350-square metre car park in Ciudad de la Imagen (Pozuelo de Alarcón) and belonging to Obras de Madrid, a public company under the Ministry of Local Administration and Digitalisation, which was tendered with the condition of implementing a charging station for electric vehicles.
How are the charging stations used?
With regard to the charging process, the booking, use and payment of the service is undertaken quickly and simply by means of the Endesa X Juicepass app. Users just need to download the app on their mobile and this enables them to manage the recharges for their electric vehicle directly from their phone (pay, book up to 15 minutes in advance, etc.) and also access tariffs adapted to all users, with monthly tariffs for recharge and pay-per-use, where you only pay for what you use to recharge.
The app is available on iOs and Android and users can sign up directly from their Facebook or Google account, or by providing an e-mail address. When clients register, they also enjoy unique benefits when recharging thanks to the existing recharging tariffs. They can create their own account with their preferences and payment methods, making subsequent recharges easier. In any case, users do not necessarily have to register in order to use the application. They can always choose to use it without registering and pay directly with their credit card.
Endesa is the largest electricity company in Spain and the second largest in Portugal. The company is also the second largest gas operator in the Spanish market. Endesa operates an end-to-end business from generation to marketing and through Endesa X also offers value-added services aimed at the decarbonisation of energy uses in homes, companies, industries and public administrations. Endesa is firmly committed to the United Nations SDGs and therefore strongly supports the development of renewable energies through Enel Green Power España, the electrification of the economy and Corporate Social Responsibility. The Endesa Foundation is also active in this field. Our workforce numbers around 10,000 employees. Endesa is a division of Enel, Europe’s largest electricity group.
Endesa X provides innovative solutions that support the energy transition, turning the goals of decarbonisation and electrification into beneficial activities for cities, businesses and people in a constantly evolving world. With a strategy focusing on digitalisation and innovation, it provides an ecosystem of closely interconnected solutions that turn energy into new opportunities for a number of sectors: electric mobility, public and private energy efficiency, artificial intelligence services, data analysis and energy consulting. Endesa X designs, creates and provides modular commercial solutions that enable everyone to create new value thanks to the innovative use of energy. This approach focuses on the principles of sustainability and circular economy to offer households, administrations and companies an alternative model that respects the environment and integrates technological innovation in the daily lives of customers, which are the focus of the company's strategy. Endesa X is the Spanish and Portuguese division of Enel X, a world leader in the field of advanced energy solutions, managing flexibility services with around 6 GW of total capacity and 100 MW of installed storage capacity worldwide, also owning around 195,000 charging stations for electric vehicles worldwide.
Eysa develops citizen mobility activities globally and operates in Spain, USA, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. Its activities relating to smart mobility include the management of on-street and off-street parking, the maintenance of static and dynamic signalling systems, the operation of traffic control centres and solutions for road safety.