Europe’s First Six Tesla Superchargers Now Live In Norway

Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric carsEnlarge Photo The first Tesla Supercharger fast-charging stations are now up and running in Europe’s capital for electric cars, Norway. Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced via its Twitter feed that 90 percent of Norwegians now…

Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric carsEnlarge Photo

The first Tesla Supercharger fast-charging stations are now up and running in Europe’s capital for electric cars, Norway.

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced via its Twitter feed that 90 percent of Norwegians now live within 200 miles of a Supercharger station—well within the 265-mile range of a Model S.
Six stations have sprung up in the country on routes between some of the country’s major towns and cities. The six Superchargers stations are located at Dombås, Gol, Cinderella, Aurland, Lyngdal and the old winter Olympic town of Lillehammer, north of the capital Oslo, with 46 actual charging points in total according to Norsk Elbilforening.

The Tesla Motors website hasn’t yet announced where the rest of the European Supercharger network will be located, but stations in the Netherlands are likely—as the location where the company’s European operations are based—and the company will announce more in due course.
Superchargers are much quicker at replenishing the Model S’s battery than regular fast chargers, with up to 80 percent charge available in just 40 minutes, and a full charge in 75 minutes. Use of the Superchargers is completely free for Model S owners.
Norway has proved itself one of the best countries in the world in which to run an electric car, a combination of exemption from sales tax, parking fees, road tax fees and more adding up to huge savings compared to conventional cars. Throw in short commute times making even low-range electric cars relatively suitable, abundant public charging, and it isn’t hard to see why Tesla has chosen the country for its first European Supercharger network.
The first Model S to be delivered in Europe was also in Norway, earlier this month.
[Hat tip: Brian Henderson]
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