Electra

An innovative French company dedicated to revolutionizing electric vehicle charging.

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Year of investment

2023

Ownership stake

49.9%

Industrial partners

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Ultra-fast charging stations – up to 400 kilowatts chargers, typical grid connection up to 3,000 kilo-volt-amperes
Switzerland & Austria

Electra deploys and operates fast-charging points to facilitate the adoption of electric vehicles through a vast, rapid and high-performing charging network. Electra has developed a seamless and intuitive customer journey thanks to its compelling integration of best-in-class hardware and software. The company is pursuing a rapid growth strategy and is active in eight strategic European markets, where it has more than 500 fast-charging points.

In 2023, Energy Infrastructure Partners and Electra launched a Swiss joint venture. Its mission is to expand Electra’s installed base of charging sites in the Swiss and Austrian markets. Energy Infrastructure Partners will manage a 49.9% stake in the long-term joint venture, with up to EUR 200 million in initial capital to be injected through 2026. Accelerating the transition to electric mobility is a priority in Switzerland and Austria. Switzerland has already established itself as a testing ground for the electric vehicle industry, with new vehicle registrations in 2023 exceeding those in larger neighboring countries such as France and Germany by 20%.

Beyond the sites already secured in Switzerland – primarily in Geneva, Lausanne, St. Gallen and Zurich – Electra has an extensive pipeline of sites under consideration. The joint venture aims to install 100 fast-charging stations in each country by 2026.

Efficient charging stations throughout Switzerland and Austria

Growth potential

Growth potential

Electra is committed to expanding its network to a total of 8,000 fast charging points by 2030. Electra has already secured around 44% of fast-charging stations versus its 2030 target.
Digital transformation initiative

Digital transformation initiative

Electra joined the French Tech Next40 program – an initiative launched by the French government to support and promote the country’s top tech companies
Trusted partner

Trusted partner

Electra has earned the trust of major corporations such as Vinci Autoroutes, Stellantis, G7, AccorInvest, LSGI, Altarea, Indigo, Louvre Hotels Group, Groupe Chopard and Jardiland

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