Norway: Fortum doubles price of fast-charging
Infrastructure provider Fortum has raised prices for fast-charging at its stations by 60 percent in Norway. For now the price hike affects 35 charging stations were the price per minute of charging increased from 2.50 to 4 Kronen. Fortum claims deficits.
The move however, effectively makes fast-charging more costly than fuel, according to a report in Norwegian media.
Fortum says they had to increase prices because their fast-charging businesses is showing deficits. Apparently their charging stations are not being used often enough and they have to bear high cost for maintaining the network on top.
nrk.no (in Norwegian)