Specifically, the group will expand by 13,000 square meters to meet the strong demand that this type of product will have in the US market in the coming years, amounting to a national network of 500,000 charging points.
The Joe Biden administration announced that it would conduct a major deployment of electric vehicle chargers along its highways.
With this plant expansion, the new Ingatem electric vehicle charger production lines in the United States will have a production capacity of more than 13,000 units per year. These chargers, ranging from 7.5 kW (kW) to 420 kW, will meet the high quality standards and requirements set by the Buy America of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Manufacturing is expected to begin in the second half of this year.
Among the variety of electric vehicle chargers that Ingeteam will manufacture is the Rapid 180 kW ultra-fast charger, which was awarded the world-renowned Red Dot Design Award by the German organization Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen.
Jesús Rodríguez, Executive Vice President, Ingatem EV Chargers USA, explained that the expansion of the plant in the United States responds to the high technological potential and “commitment to contribute to accelerate the construction of the electric vehicle charging network on North American”. Highway “.
Since the opening of Ingeteam’s Milwaukee plant in 2010, the company has manufactured more than 3,000 wind turbines and supplied 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar inverters and energy storage to the US market.