Through Cooperation of Eşarj and Kadoil, Turkey’s Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Network Is Expanding
Eşarj, whose majority shares at the rate of 94% are held by Enerjisa Energy, is expanding its electrical vehicle charging station network in Turkey through its cooperation with Kadoil, as one of Turkey’s leading fuel distribution companies. Under scope of such cooperation, in compliance with Turkey’s target of more than 1.000 high speed charging stations in 81 of her provinces, it is aimed to be installed 100 high performance charging devices in 50 provinces.
As Turkey’s first and fastest charging station entity, Eşarj is ongoing with its cooperation drive towards popularizing car usage in Turkey and promoting investments on fast charge stations. Eşarj is expanding its service network by entering into a cooperation agreement with Kadoil, supplying customers fuel and LPG through more than 600 dealers throughout Turkey. Under scope of such deal, it is targeted to reach 100 stations in 50 provinces.
All stations to be installed under cooperation of Eşarj and Kadoil shall be providing service to their customers as High Speed (DC). Thanks to the said cooperation, electrical vehicles shall be filling their batteries at the rate of 80 percent in 30 minutes by means of high speed charging devices. In parallel to such partnership, by means of high performance charging network open to access of all electric vehicle owners, Eşarj and Kadoil customers shall continue traveling without any battery concerns.
Eşarj Board of Directors Chairman and Enerjisa Energy CEO Murat Pınar said: “As Turkey’s first electrical vehicle charging station network, Eşarj bears liabilities towards our country and people. It is of utmost essence for us to ensure that our customers are directed to driving electrical vehicles without hesitation, supporting them in an uninterrupted and comfortable travel experience. At this point, we are caring about cooperation with each and every stakeholder desiring to be included in electric vehicle eco system. In parallel thereto, we are extremely pleased to execute such cooperation agreement with Kadoil whom we deem as a pioneering and inclusive enterprise.”
Whereas Kadoil Board of Directors Chairperson Nergiz Kadooğlu Çifçi expressed as follows about Eşarj and Kadoil cooperation “The World is going through a major change. New era of mobility and electrification are moving ahead in becoming a part of our daily life. Installing a wide-spread charging station infrastructure is an indispensible aspect of such transformation. We believe as Kadoil that in order to adapt to such prospective future and taking into consideration the already existing investments, our fuel stations shall be preferred for the charging station infrastructure. While designing the future, the sector we erected in the last 100 years for vehicles running on fuel, with an infrastructure where billions of Dollars are invested, employing more than 150.000, shall prevail. To this end, we are very happy to cooperate with Eşarj as the fastest growing and most valuable brands of the sector. As a result of the wide-spread of this project, we shall be continuing to serve all our guests driving electrical vehicles under Kadoil assurance. I wish all the best to our two companies, dealers as well as our country through such cooperation.”
Kadooğlu Petrolcülük Taşımacılık Ticaret Sanayi İthalat ve İhracat A.Ş. operating under Kadooğlu Holding A.Ş., as one of Turkey’s well-established enterprises, entered the fuel sector in year 2000, while in 2006 started to take a position in the same sector as a fuel distribution company under Kadoil trademark. Kadoil is maintaining its high position in the fuel and LPG distribution sector by its dealers in excess of 600 and 16 regional directorates.
As of end of year 2021, Eşarj Elektrikli Araçlar Şarj Sistemleri A.Ş. (Eşarj) where 94% of the shares are held by Enerjisa Müşteri Çözümleri A.Ş., whose capital in turn is fully owned by Enerjisa Energy is managing as the first and fastest charging station operator in Turkey, an electric vehicle station network of 494 plug-in charging sockets (170 of which are fast charging sockets) at 263 public access spots.