Phillips 66 has installed FreeWire ultrafast electric-vehicle chargers at its flagship station near its Houston headquarters with plans to add chargers at its network of fuel stations around the country, the company announced.
Phillips 66 and FreeWire unveiled plans earlier this year to install chargers at its network of approximately 7,000 Phillips 66, Conoco and 76 branded U.S. sites and other strategic locations.
“The installation of the first FreeWire EV chargers at our Phillips 66 flagship fuel station represents an important step in our EV charging journey as well as our commitment to pursue lower-carbon solutions,” said Rod Palmer, vice president of U.S. marketing at Phillips 66. “FreeWire’s charger offers consumers the fast-charging experience they’re looking for, and Phillips 66’s branded network of fueling locations places the chargers at existing, strategically located sites.”
FreeWire’s Boost Charger connects to existing infrastructure and charges at off-peak times when power is cheaper, reducing operational costs for the site, while still providing the needed capacity to give consumers a rapid charge, the company said.
“We are excited to mark this milestone with Phillips 66 and to make our fast-charging solution available to more EV drivers,” said Arcady Sosinov, FreeWire founder and CEO. “As charging demand continues to surge, our battery-integrated chargers offer the streamlined, shovel-ready solution that many entering the EV charging space are looking for.”