The fast food chain is entering into a collaboration with German e-mobility service provider Mer.
McDonald’s Austria is setting new environmental and energy standards for its restaurants and bringing in German e-mobility service provider Mer as a partner to supply e-packing stations nationwide. By the end of 2023, all restaurants with parking spaces will be equipped with powerful electronic charging stations of up to 300 kilowatts. In addition, all newly opened sites will be equipped with a photovoltaic system, a bio-shredder, a waste oil pumping system for biodiesel production and a sustainable heating system.
“Electric mobility will establish itself as a technology in the transportation sector in the coming years. We support this development with our e-mobility strategy. For our guests, partnering with Mer means a broader availability of our network of electronic filling stations in particular Fast charging times and ease of use: Take a short break, Enjoy a burger or a cappuccino and at the same time you can charge the electronic car in about 15 minutes soon in all restaurants that have a car park”, explains Michael Ohler, Operations Director at McDonald’s Austria.
Anton Schatz, Managing Director of Mer Germany GmbH adds: “With Mer, Austrian McDonald’s restaurants will become part of a Europe-wide shipping network that is driving the energy and mobility transformation in Europe by combining e-mobility, expanding renewables, energies, charging infrastructure and connectivity Smart energy of the future, we develop solutions to the challenges of our time.” (as)
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