East Coast trips at the moment are so much more straightforward for electrical vehicles in Malaysia because the 180 kW DC charger on the Petronas station at Gambang R&R east-bound on Lebuhraya Pantai Timur is now on-line.
The charger is the primary of the Energise by way of Petronas charger community introduced in March 2022, in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) and EV Connection (EVC).
The 180 kW charger sits in between two parking so much and is configured to output 90 kW + 90 kW, permitting two EVs to fee at as much as 90 kW energy on the identical time. It is going to sign up for the present ChargEV 22 kW AC charger already to be had there.
To make use of the charger, you’ll be able to pay for it the usage of both EVC’s JomCharge app or the Setel app. The use of Setel has the additional advantages of permitting you to assemble Mesra issues while you fee. The use of the charger prices RM2.20 in keeping with minute, so a regular 20 minute charging forestall will price roughly RM44. Learn our earlier tale about EV charging curves to minimise the price in keeping with kWh at time-based paid DC chargers.
When the Energise by way of Petronas logo used to be introduced, we had been knowledgeable the community would get started off with 5 chargers – one as regards to Ipoh, two for the southern area and two for the east coast.
Along with the Energise by way of Petronas logo, Petronas additionally provides DC charging beneath its Gentari subsidiary. Gentari DC chargers are to be had at Setia Town Conference Centre (60 kW) in Setia Alam in addition to Petronas Jalan Rasah (17 kW) in Seremban.