A further stage of the collaboration between APCOA Parking Italia and E-Shore as Charging Point Operators.
The service on Cascina Merlata was activated for the inauguration of the brand new Merlata Bloom Milano, and includes 6 charging areas dedicated to e-driver users of the first Lifestyle Center at the center of the largest urban transformation project in Italy.
Innovation and sustainability
The 30 Quick Charge charging infrastructures are among the smart & green services offered to employees and customers of over 200 shop windows and 43 food & beverage locations, demonstrating the attention paid to energy efficiency. Located in 6 areas, they serve the overall area of the large car park managed by APCOA PARKING Italia, a structure of 245 thousand m2 arranged on three levels and which accommodates a total of 3600 spaces. The car park will be open from Monday to Saturday from 7.00 to 23.30 and Sunday from 7.30 to 23.30.
“Confirming the strength of our organisation, we managed to activate, from the day of the opening of the new Merlata Bloom Milano Centre, 30 fast charging points for cars, strategically located in 6 areas of the large car park of which we manage. It is a real "infrastructure within the infrastructure" which qualifies the entire district and promotes sustainability in the context of urban mobility." - declared Arturo Benigna, CEO of APCOA Parking Italia – “A further step in the Urban Hub strategy that APCOA Parking Italia is pursuing through widespread interventions throughout the national territory”.
“We are proud to support APCOA Parking Italia in the implementation of innovative solutions for the diffusion of electric mobility in the best car parks; at Merlata Bloom Milano we quickly activated the commissioning and interoperability of the 30 Quick charge charging stations strategically located in the area, a service that enhances the entire district created to combine sustainability and technology" - commented Marco Mele, CEO of E-Shore.
About APCOA PARKING Group
APCOA PARKING Group is Europe's leading parking operator with 50 years of industry expertise. With its 4,700 employees, the company manages more than 1.7 million individual parking spaces at over 12,000 locations. These parking spaces are all situated in the proximity of 70% of the population of APCOAs 13 countries' organizations. With its consistent "asset-light" business model, APCOA is the trusted partner that maximizes value for private and public real estate owners
Via its open digital platform APCOA FLOW, the company connects on-street and off-street car parks with clients, partners, customers, and their vehicles. Based on this technology, APCOA is transforming its car parks into Urban Hubs, providing the physical and digital infrastructure for mobility, logistics, e-charging, and technology-based services. Customers profit from innovative and convenient experiences provided by APCOA and its partners which use the car parks to deliver their services. The environment also benefits as the company actively contributes to the reduction of emissions in cities by decreasing the volume of traffic for logistics and searching for parking. By connecting parking, mobility, and services for urban life, APCOA is positioned to be an integral part of the digital and physical urban ecosystem.
About E-Shore Srl
E-Shore Srl, provides integrated energy services for electric mobility, operates as Charging Point Operator (CPO) and E Mobility Service Provider (EMSP) through the construction of a network of proprietary "Quick" and "Fast Charge" charging stations in car parks and public or private areas for public use, with a goal of implementing a network of 2,500 EV charging infrastructures on Italian territory by 2025. Each E-Shore charging point is reported on the E-Shore Mobility APP as well as on all charging point geolocation platforms on the best interoperability platforms. Two offices, Milan and Livorno (operational). With a systemic and integrated approach, E-Shore is the ideal partner to offer personalized services and support public and private entities in the transition to sustainable and shared mobility and energy efficiency (MaaS projects, fleet management, car sharing). www.eshoremobility.com