20,000 new charging points for electric vehicles to be provided by Total in Netherlands

20,000 new charging points for electric vehicles to be provided by Total in Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has entered into an agreement in which the oil and gas company will install and operate 20,000 new public charging points in the three provinces of The Netherlands, namely North-Holland, Flevoland, and Utrecht*.

The Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric (MRA-Electric) has given the oil and gas company, Total, Europe’s largest concession contract for electric vehicles charging. This is to address the fast growing demand for public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points in the Netherlands.

Being the main EV charging operator in the MRA-Electric region, Total Netherlands is already operating 4500 public points which is also accessible to the public. With this agreement, the access to the EV charging network will cover about 3.2 million inhabitants and around 15 percent of the current Netherlands EV charging demand.

The Total-MRA Electric agreement includes that the supply of the electrical source will come from renewable energy, such as solar and wind that are produced in the country. As an additional power source, Total Netherlands will also get their energy supply from the MRA region with locally-generated and sustainable energy. For the long run, Total should also find ways to research for the new solar power sources in the MRA region.

“We are happy to have been awarded the largest public Electric Vehicle charging contract in Europe by ‘Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric’.”  highlights Alexis Vovk, President for Marketing & Services and Member of the Executive Committee at Total. “By combining the experience and legacy of our team in the Netherlands -formally “PitPoint Clean Fuels”**- with the expertise of Total in EV charging and in Solar Power, we were able to present an innovative offer fitting the needs of both the MRA-Electric and the future users. For Total, providing the Dutch EV drivers with such reliable charging infrastructure and services, powered by clean and renewable electricity, is a significant and unprecedented step toward sustainable mobility. It is in line with our ambition to operate 150,000 charging point by Europe by 2025 and to become a major player in the electric mobility business. “

Total is also tasked to start developing and implementing smart charging way that is efficient and sustainable, most importantly affordable, with a stable grid management at times of high electricity consumption.

“Thanks to the project approach of Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric (MRA-E), governments and private companies, we can work together and stimulate electric transport. Together on the way to clean air!” declared Maarten Linnenkamp, Project Manager for ‘Electric Mobility’ at the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam.

* With the exception of the municipalities of Amsterdam and Utrecht
** As of January 1st 2020, PitPoint’s offerings have been merged into Total.

About MRA-Electric

The project, with the cooperation of governments, focuses on the stimulating electromobility in the three provinces, North-Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht and their municipalities.

About 3.2 million people (more than 18 percent of total population of Netherlands) reside within the area. The area has the most competitive economy in the country.

About Total

Total is a major energy player that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.

About Total in the Netherlands

Total Nederland N.V. coordinates the marketing, distribution and sale of fuels and lubricating oil products in the Netherlands. The company has around 200 employees. In the Netherlands, the TOTAL network currently has around 350 service stations. In addition, Total sells fuels to traders and business end users. Lubricants are marketed under the TOTAL, ELF and TOTAL AGRI brands. For more information: www.total.nl

For media and investor enquiries, please contact:

Media Relsations: +33 1 47 44 46 99 l presse@total.com l @TotalPress
For Dutch Medias: Yvonne Hoddenbach l 070 512 9637 l yvonne.hoddenbach@total.com
Investor Relations: +44 (0) 207 719 7962 l ir@total.com



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