TotalEnergies Marketing Ghana has commissioned its first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging unit in Ghana. This is part of efforts to boost the increasing demand and usage of electric vehicles in the country.
Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Ghana PLC, Olufemi Babajide in his address indicated that the EV charging unit is the first in West Africa and serves as a momentous contribution to the automotive industry. The charger is located at a station in Accra.
“The demand for supporting new types of mobility comes from all over the continent. All countries can count on TotalEnergies to support them in the deployment of adapted infrastructures. We can respond on a case-by-case basis thanks to our wide network of service stations throughout the territory and by relying on solid partnerships,” said Jean Philippe Torres, Senior Vice President at TotalEnergies Marketing and Services Africa.
Olufemi Babajide also announced that the company had introduced an added service of providing free wi-fi at some selected TotalEnergies Service Stations.
Representative from the Ministry of Energy, Solomon Adjetey speaking on behalf of the Energy Minister lauded efforts by TotalEnergies in establishing these charging units by stating that “data shows that currently there are over 1000 electric vehicles in Ghana, and the deployment of these charging units at TotalEnergies service stations is a step in the right direction”.