Enel X joins Extreme E as smart charging partner

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Extreme E has selected Enel X, part of multinational energy group Enel, as its smart charging partner. Enel X will provide charging technology, in the form of its JuicePump 40 Race Edition, to power the championship’s Odyssey 21 EVs.

Enel X says it has made a strong commitment in the motorsport sector to develop and test advance technologies. “Our role as Official Smart Charging Partner of Extreme E is further confirmation of our commitment to pushing the boundaries of technological innovation in electric mobility,” said Francesco Venturini, CEO of Enel X.

“By providing our charging infrastructure to such an extreme racing competition, we can demonstrate that electric mobility truly has no limits, representing one of the best ways to combine sustainability and innovation to drive the energy transition.”

Alejandro Agag, founder and CEO of Extreme E, added, “Extreme E and Enel X share a very common goal around the utilization of electric vehicles in the world. We are demonstrating their capabilities through the excitement of motorsport and Enel X is working on innovative solutions to ensure we can charge these vehicles in the most sustainable way possible.

“I’m delighted we will be using their expertise at our X Prixs as Extreme E’s official smart charging partner, further demonstrating how the world of electrification is moving forward – a move we must all support if we are to reduce global carbon emissions and protect our planet.”

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