Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Clean Transport

Energica Motor Company Working On Fast-Charging Network For Routes That Motorcyclists Love

Energica Motor Company, an electric motorcycle firm, is now working on the creation of a fast-charging network focused around routes in Europe and the US that “motorcyclists love to ride through,” according to an email sent to CleanTechnica and EV Obsession.


The initiative will see the company partner with numerous utility companies, charging services, hardware firms, etc., and “either co-finance the installations of dedicated chargers (DC technology 20 kw, Combo CCS standard plugs) or facilitate the access to existing ones.”

Investment through the multi-year initiative is expected to run up to €1 million, according to the email. The buildout is expected to begin in Italy and California — hotspots for the technology. First deployments are expected to begin by spring 2017.

The email provides more: “This will allow Energica customers to enjoy the best roads without any range anxiety. Automotive industry and governments are investing on the main corridors but motorcyclists like riding mountains/hills/sea roads often located far away from them. Energica will fill the gap to guarantee EV motorcycle rides.”

And: “In the areas where charging network are already available Energica facilitates customer to used them. In The Netherlands Energica has the option to use fast charge network for free thanks to an agreement with Fastned Company that provides 4 years fast charge through the growing network with 20–30 minutes average charging time.”


In related news, Energica Motor Company is also working on a new plan to offer a trade-in value guarantee at the 2-year mark, meaning that those who buy one of the company’s models will have the option of trading it in after 2 years for 50% of the original purchase price. That’s the plan anyways — nothing solid has apparently been decided upon yet.

Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

Former Tesla Battery Expert Leading Lyten Into New Lithium-Sulfur Battery Era — Podcast:

I don't like paywalls. You don't like paywalls. Who likes paywalls? Here at CleanTechnica, we implemented a limited paywall for a while, but it always felt wrong — and it was always tough to decide what we should put behind there. In theory, your most exclusive and best content goes behind a paywall. But then fewer people read it! We just don't like paywalls, and so we've decided to ditch ours. Unfortunately, the media business is still a tough, cut-throat business with tiny margins. It's a never-ending Olympic challenge to stay above water or even perhaps — gasp — grow. So ...
If you like what we do and want to support us, please chip in a bit monthly via PayPal or Patreon to help our team do what we do! Thank you!
Written By

James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.


You May Also Like


After a good first quarter, April increased plugin registrations by 53% YoY, to 11,919 units, with the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reaching 40%...

Air Quality

The pockets of the future are small towns in Europe and Australia, while an oil and gas giant in India is pushing vastly more...

Clean Transport

DAF’s all new assembly plant for battery-electric trucks was officially opened last week by Micky Adriaansens, the Dutch minister of Economic Affairs and Climate....


The African continent is bearing the brunt of climate change induced disasters. We see it on the news most nights. Here are some of...

Copyright © 2023 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.