Fastned celebrates the opening of its first station in Denmark, in Helsingør
- Fastned celebrates the official opening of its first station in Denmark, located in Helsingør, marking the beginning of Fastned’s operations in Scandinavia
- The station features four fast chargers delivering up to 400kW power and is strategically located, catering to EV drivers in the coastal city and drivers heading to Sweden on the Helsingør-Helsingborg ferry
- The opening took place in the presence of Mette Lene Jensen, Head of the Climate and Sustainability Committee and Deputy Mayor of Helsingør
Fastned, the European fast charging company, celebrates the official opening of its first station in Denmark, situated in the vibrant city of Helsingør. The ceremony marks a significant step in Fastned's commitment to providing reliable and efficient fast charging, now for the first time in Scandinavia.
The ceremony was attended, among others, by Mette Lene Jensen, Head of the Climate and Sustainability Committee and Deputy Mayor of Helsingør. The collaboration with Helsingør municipality and the Danish road authorities, Vejdirektoratet, has been pivotal in the swift realisation of this project. The station was built and became operational in record time, starting its activities only five months after the contract award.
We are not just here to mark the occasion of the opening of our first station, but we also celebrate the beginning of a long-term commitment: Fastned is here to also become a part of a vibrant city where nature and the coastline play crucial roles for both the city and its residents. Helsingør is a city where climate change is already leaving its mark on the environment, as many coastal areas suffer first from extreme weather patterns. We aim to contribute to the development of a reliable and efficient fast charging infrastructure, supporting the country's transition to electric mobility, which is crucial in curbing climate change.
With four 400kW chargers, the station is located in a high-traffic strategic location, catering to EV drivers in the coastal city and drivers heading to Sweden on the Helsingør-Helsingborg ferry. The station in Helsingør is part of a tender won by Fastned in July 2023 to build a total of three stations. Grevinge and Langeskov Syd will be opened later this year. The Grevinge station will also have four chargers, available to drivers on the busy route between Copenhagen and Aarhus. The third and biggest location, Langeskov Syd, will have a total of 16 chargers, and will be part of a major charging hub along the E20, where the famous and long Great Belt and the New Little Belt bridges connect continental Europe with Copenhagen.
We offer Europe’s most reliable, convenient and joyful charging experience, with an uptime of 99%. Growing our network in Denmark aligns with our broader commitment to building a comprehensive network of fast charging stations across Europe, with the goal of reaching 1,000 stations by 2030. The Danish government has set a goal of having one million electric vehicles on its roads by 2030. This will require a strong network of fast charging stations and Fastned is here to help build that infrastructure. We plan to open many more stations in Denmark and across Europe in the coming years, featuring Fastned’s iconic canopies with solar panels roofs.
Pictures by Denis Sytmen.
Fastned is on a mission to accelerate the transition to electric mobility. Since 2012, we’ve been at the forefront of European charging infrastructure development, building and operating a rapidly growing network of iconic fast charging stations. Our yellow, nature-inspired stations create a welcoming environment for drivers during the 15 minutes it takes to charge up to 300 km of range. By offering Europe’s most reliable, convenient and joyful charging experience, we aim to inspire millions to drive on solar and wind energy so that together we can curb climate change. Fastned is listed at Euronext Amsterdam (AMS: FAST).