IKEA US Is Getting Some Seriously Fast Electric Car Chargers

As a part of IKEA’s collaboration with Electrify America and Electrify Commercial, new ultra-fast public charging stations are going to be launched to over 25 IKEA places unfold all through the United States. It’ll finally imply quadruple the present variety of EV chargers accessible at IKEA shops within the U.S, unfold throughout places in 18 states. That contains Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

IKEA hasn’t disclosed which shops particularly will obtain these ultra-fast EV chargers, however we do know that the complete course of is supposed to begin in late 2022 and conclude by the top of 2023, so it will not be lengthy now. Across these 25 places, a complete of greater than 200 particular person electrical automotive chargers will likely be put in. These chargers will present the quickest doable charging speeds within the US at current, starting from 150kW to 350kW — although particular person charges will rely upon the electrical automobiles themselves, too — and will likely be accessible for use by prospects, staff, and supply automobiles alike. 

As IKEA appears to be making good progress towards its 2030 aim, Electrify America can be increasing quickly. The company has introduced that it now has over 3,500 particular person EV chargers, however that quantity could also be about to develop exponentially — the company hopes to improve its community to succeed in 1,800 charging stations and 10,000 particular person chargers within the U.S. and Canada by 2026.

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