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Peel NRE and Tritium Partner to Deliver EV Charging at Scottish Retail Locations

Announcements, Press Release 03/10/2021

Photo provided by Mark Waugh.

Tritium and Peel NRE have partnered to install the first DC rapid charger at Straiton Retail Park in Scotland. The RT50 charging station will support local business and provide a necessary charging amenity at the Peel L&P Retail Park site at Straiton Mains, off the A702/City of Edinburgh corridor.

The recent deployment is part of a larger rollout by Peel L&P, with another batch of retail locations planned later in 2021. This DC rapid charger installation is also part of Drive Energi network, a new joint venture between Peel NRE and Box Energi to build, own, and operate one of the largest retail-located rapid charging networks in the UK.

“Tritium has been working in close cooperation with Peel NRE to deliver the latest DC fast charging solutions, addressing the needs of retail locations with easy-to-use, reliable, seamless, and convenient charging experiences for customers,” said Kevin Pugh, Tritium Country Manager, UK. 

The new installation will be located at Straiton Retail Park’s The Terrace, a recently opened £13 million development with 25,500 square feet of retail space.

“The new charging points at our retail parks, including our first rapid chargers, are a welcome addition to our already growing portfolio of electric vehicle charging points and we will continue to look for more locations to help the country achieve its net zero targets,” said Jonathan Burley, Commercial Director at Peel NRE. “In a fast-moving sector, it is important to have a partner like Tritium who are at the forefront of charge point technology development to provide a great user experience for our customers.”

About Peel NRE – Re-energising Natural Resources

Peel NRE, part of Peel L&P, is at the heart of the nation’s activity around clean growth and the circular economy – helping the UK achieve net zero by 2050 and supporting regions in their actions to achieve climate emergency targets.  

We reuse, repurpose and re-energise natural resources to develop and maintain vital infrastructure across the UK and are experts in renewable energies, district heating, waste to value, water management, materials management, and electric vehicle charging. 

Our Protos Cheshire energy and resource hub leads the way in low carbon energy and waste management with the deployment of innovative technologies including the UK’s first plastic-to-hydrogen facility, a 50MW windfarm, a 26MW biomass plant, a 49MW energy from waste plant in construction and a plastic park blueprint to revolutionise plastic recycling nationwide. 

In Liverpool, our Mersey Heat energy service company (ESCO) is delivering a low carbon district heat network for up to 9,000 homes and 4million sq ft of commercial space at our Liverpool Waters development. 

More about Peel NRE at www.peellandp.co.uk/peelnre  

About Tritium

Founded in 2001 by e-mobility pioneers, Tritium designs and manufactures proprietary technology to create the world’s most advanced and reliable DC fast chargers for electric vehicles.

Compact, robust designs to look great on the main street or thrive in the world’s harshest conditions, Tritium technology is easy to install, easy to own and easy to use. And we never stop innovating to support our customers around the world.

Contact us to see how we’re revolutionising electric transportation.