East Coast journeys are now a ton less difficult for electric automobiles in Malaysia as the 180 kW DC charger at the Petronas station at Gambang R&R east-certain on Lebuhraya Pantai Timur is now on the internet.
The charger is the first of the Energise by Petronas charger community announced in March 2022, in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) and EV Link (EVC).
The 180 kW charger sits in in between two parking a lot and is configured to output 90 kW + 90 kW, making it possible for two EVs to cost at up to 90 kW ability at the identical time. It will be part of the current ChargEV 22 kW AC charger already out there there.
To use the charger, you can pay for it utilizing both EVC’s JomCharge application or the Setel app. Using Setel has the extra gains of permitting you to collect Mesra factors when you cost. Making use of the charger prices RM2.20 for every minute, so a common 20 minute charging quit will cost about RM44. Read through our prior story about EV charging curves to minimise the expense per kWh at time-based paid DC chargers.
When the Energise by Petronas brand was launched, we have been informed the community would commence off with 5 chargers – 1 near to Ipoh, two for the southern area and two for the east coastline.
In addition to the Energise by Petronas brand, Petronas also provides DC charging under its Gentari subsidiary. Gentari DC chargers are offered at Setia Town Conference Centre (60 kW) in Setia Alam as perfectly as Petronas Jalan Rasah (17 kW) in Seremban.