Future of Debrecen: The first electric fast charger has been installed

Debrecen is taking another step to support environmentally friendly transportation.

Mayor László Papp announced a new environmental policy as part of the Debrecen 2030 program to support electric transport. Debrecen was the first to apply for the Green Bus pilot project, and the electric bus concept was first presented in Debrecen. Within the Green Bus program, 12 electric buses will be procured in the near future.

At the same time, Debrecen is committed not only to the greening of public transport, but also supporting the increase of the electric cars in the city.

In the last two years, with the support of the Ministry of Technology and Innovation, about 9 “A” type charging stations have been installed, with an average charging time of 1.5-3 hours. The use of “A” type electric charging stations, in addition the parking is free of charge for cars with green license plates in Debrecen.

Now, in cooperation with the Ministry of Technology and Innovation and MOL, the first “C” type charger has been installed. It allows an average of 25-30 minutes of charging and can be used with a phone reservation.

The city is actively looking for the tender opportunities that will make Debrecen a sustainable, green city and we will try to implement all our developments with this approach, Ákos Balázs, Deputy Mayor, said.

The “A” type charging station can be found here:

  • Phoenix Hall car park
  • Nagyerdei körút (University Square),
  • Parking lot in front of Hatvan street 1 (2 stations, 4 green-painted parking spaces)
  • Parking lot in front of 45 Piac Street (from Széchenyi Street),
  • Péterfia utca 29-31. parking lot in front of (at the intersection of Egymalom street),
  • Bem tér 14. car park,
  • Kálvin tér 14.,
  • Parking in front of Piac utca 28 / b (from Kossuth utca).

It is a great pleasure for us to be able to install a high-performance electric charger for city residents and visiting tourists within the framework of our joint project with the Municipality of Debrecen as part of the Jedlik Ányos Plan. All this is an important step in the line of creating a connected and conveniently usable charging network in Hungary and in the entire Central and Eastern European region. Together with the chargers handed over today, 122 electric fast chargers are already operating in the region and their number will increase to 174 by the end of the year.

Róbert Tóth-Fekete, Head of Alternative Fuels at MOL Group

Photo credit: Szabolcs Kandert | dehir.hu