Extreme E

Published on Friday, 25 November 2022


For this race in Uruguay, the first time in Punta del Este, JuicePump 50 Race Edition, the Enel X Way charging solution specially developed for the championship, recharges the teams' electric SUVs to allow them to make the most of the potential of these vehicles.

Brazil and Uruguay, November 25th, 2022 - Extreme E, an electric off-road car category that competes in the most extreme places on the planet and those most affected by climate change, is counting down to the exciting finale of its second season.

The Uruguay Natural Energy X Prix will be held this weekend, November 26th and 27th, in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Enel X Way, Official Smart Charging Partner of the competition, makes it possible to use these vehicles in the most remote points of the planet, thanks to its flexible charging solutions capable of operating in the most extreme conditions.

"The chargers are capable of charging up to 50 kW, providing clean energy during the entire race", highlights Paulo Roberto Maisonnave, head of Enel X Way Brazil.

"Our goal, as a company, is to revolutionize mobility through electrification. And with participation in this competition, we want to boost electric mobility across all sectors and types of use. Extreme E is in-line by our ambitions, showing that sustainability can occur even in events the conditions are extremely challenging. And Enel X Way is enthusiastic about tackling this technological and sustainability challenge: together with Extreme E we want to go beyond. Enel is a group that looks to the future and understands the importance of investing in innovation as a tool to combat climate change and to support decarbonization".

In Brazil, Enel X Way operates in charging solutions, in the provision of services, and in the development and management of technology for vehicle manufacturers, companies, and end consumers. The company also intends to develop a complete charging ecosystem for all types of electric vehicles integrating various moments of the customer journey in a simple and convenient way.

About Enel X Way

Enel X Way is the Enel Group's new company fully dedicated to electric mobility. Currently, Enel X Way operates in 16 countries and manages nearly 430,000 charging points, both directly and through roaming agreements in place around the world. As a global platform for e-Mobility, the company is focused on developing flexible charging technologies and solutions to improve the customer experience and to enable the electrification of transport for consumers, businesses, cities and public administrations.

About Enel Brasil

Enel Brasil is present throughout the energy chain, with activities in distribution, generation, transmission, commercialization and tailor-made solutions for residential, public, commercial and industrial consumers. It is the largest private player in the Brazilian electricity sector in terms of number of customers. With four distributors, located in the states of Rio de Janeiro, Ceará, Goiás and São Paulo, Enel Brasil takes energy to around 18 million customers.

Through Enel Green Power Brasil, its renewable generation arm, the company is the largest solar and wind operator in terms of installed capacity and operates more than 4.9 GW renewables in the country (more than 2.4 GW wind, around 1.2 GW solar and about 1.3 GW of hydro source), including the largest wind farm and the largest solar complex in South America, both in the State of Piauí.

Enel Brasil also has a strategic asset for the energy integration of Mercosur, Enel Cien, located in Rio Grande do Sul and responsible for the conversion and transmission of energy from Brazil to Argentina and vice versa. In the trading segment, Enel buys and sells conventional and incentivized energy on the free market in several states and, in 2020, launched Enel Trading Brasil S/A, the Group's energy trader, which is currently among the three largest traders in Brazil.

Enel also operates in the country through Enel X, a business line that offers services to accelerate innovation and drive the energy transition, including energy management and financial services. Enel X offers people, communities, institutions and companies solutions that respect the environment and incorporate technological innovation into daily life. In addition, the Enel Group launched in 2022 the Enel X Way, a global business line focused on electric and sustainable mobility that, in Brazil, offers charging solutions, service provision and the development of new technologies related to the electrification of transport.