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Bulgaria's eMobility opens three EV rapid charging stations

Author Mario Tanev
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SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 23 (SeeNews) - Sofia-based eMobility International said it has opened three new rapid charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) near the city of Sandanski, in southwestern Bulgaria.

The company already has two charging stations on the road connecting Sofia with Kulata checkpoint on the border with Greece, eMobility International said on its official facebook page.

They are located in the city of Blagoevgrad and were launched in April, the company said earlier.

The 62-kilometre stretch between Blagoevgrad and Sandanski is the only part of Struma motorway, connecting Sofia with the Greek border, which has not already been built. On Wednesday, regional development minister Nikolay Nankov said Bulgaria will aim to complete construction of the stretch by 2023.

eMobility operates a total of 33 charging stations in Bulgaria, nine of which are rapid. Most of its charging stations are located in the country's four biggest cities – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas.

In December 2016, eMobility International said it plans to invest 3 million euro ($3.3 million) into the construction of about 500 charging points for electric cars in Bulgaria and neighbouring countries.

($ = 0.8953 euro)

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