31 Jan '18, 11am

Now BP gas stations are getting fast charging spots too

Now BP gas stations are getting fast charging spots too

It's almost as if oil giants are worried about what the future might hold... When Shell, the largest oil company in Europe, bought the continent's largest network of electric vehicle charging stations and an electric utility too , I suggested it was a sign that Big Oil was beginning to see the need to diversify. Now it appears that BP is following suit. First it signaled that it's scanning the markets for good renewables deals , including a $200 million investment in solar , and now it's invested $5 million in FreeWire , a provider of mobile electric vehicle charging solutions. True, $5 million is nothing by BP's standards. But the choice of a mobile charging station provider—whose units can be moved as demand patterns change—is certainly an interesting choice. After all, every time I write about a gas station or other business providing electric vehicle charging, commente...

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