Extreme E announce Enel X as Official Smart Charging Partner

Electric off road racing series Extreme E,has today announced Enel X – the innovative business line of the multinational energy group Enel – as its Official Smart Charging Partner. It will offer charging technology, the JuicePump 40 Race Edition, to power Extreme E's all-electric SUV named ODYSSEY 21.

Having strong roots in the energy industry, Enel X has worked across sustainability, digitalisation and innovation. As the complex energy landscape in the world grows, the company is creating and executing custom energy strategies by empowering organizations and consumers to take practical measures to cut down carbon emissions.

It has a great commitment in the motorsport sector to develop and test advanced technologies, making motorsport even more sustainable, while also maintaining the same level of performance and safety.

Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of Extreme E said: “Extreme E and Enel X share a very common goal around the utilisation of electric vehicles in the world. We are demonstrating their capabilities through the excitement of motorsport and Enel X is working on innovative solutions to ensure we can charge these vehicles in the most sustainable way possible.

“I’m delighted we will be using their expertise at our X Prixs as Extreme E’s Official Smart Charging Partner, further demonstrating how the world of electrification is moving forward – a move we must all support if we are to reduce global carbon emissions and protect our planet.”

Francesco Venturini, CEO of Enel X, said: “Our role as Official Smart Charging Partner of Extreme E is further confirmation of our commitment to pushing the boundaries of technological innovation in electric mobility. By providing our charging infrastructure to such an extreme racing competition, we can demonstrate that electric mobility truly has no limits, representing one of the best ways to combine sustainability and innovation to drive the energy transition.

“In addition, the Enel Group is also very happy to contribute to the championship with the Enel Foundation, which has been one of Extreme E’s Founding Scientific Partners since July 2020.”

The next venue on Extreme E’s five-event schedule is the Arctic X Prix in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, which will take place from 28-29 August, where nine teams will take on each other, competing for the prestigious top step of the podium. Additionally, the event will also highlight the adverse effects global warming is having on the Greenland ice sheet.


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