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21/03/2024 Press release

Electric mobility: TotalEnergies and Aéroports de Lyon install over 800 electric charge points in parking lots at Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport

Lyon – March 21, 2024 – TotalEnergies has won Aéroports de Lyon’s call for tenders to install, operate and maintain more than 800 electric vehicle charge points spread throughout the airport’s parking lots. All charge points will be powered using renewable electricity, certified via guarantees of origin. The first installations are scheduled for completion by end-2024.

The project contributes toward the objective of France’s mobility planning law, which sets January 1, 2025 as the date on which existing parking lots must be equipped with electric charge points. It also supports growth in the number of electric vehicles on the road in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Under the 15-year contract, TotalEnergies will offer three types of charging solutions to meet the diverse needs of professional and private customers, at the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport and across the region:
-    770 slow charge points (3.7–7 kVA);  
-    28 rapid charge points (50 kW);
-    50 high-power charge points (200–300 kW).

Around 80 of these charge points will be specifically for the use of people who work at the airport. In addition, in order to more widely share the benefits of the decarbonization solutions implemented by VINCI Airports at Lyon airport, non-airport users will have access to a high-power charging site at the exit of the A432 motorway and to high-power charge points in the airport’s northern and southern waiting areas. 

“We’re proud to be helping the Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport deploy these charging solutions, which facilitate the transition to electric mobility. By installing more than 800 charge points, TotalEnergies and Aéroports de Lyon will be able to meet the needs of airport workers and visitors – both private and professional – with everything from slow to high-power charging options,” said Marie Djordjian, Managing Director France, TotalEnergies Charging Services.

“The installation of these 800 electric charge points is part of the strategy we’re implementing to give Lyon airport employees and visitors access to more sustainable, responsible mobility solutions. With the full commitment of VINCI Airports since 2016, this strategy consists in reducing both direct emissions from airport operations and indirect emissions. The latter relate primarily to airplane activity and passenger access. At the Lyon airport, for example, ground access accounts for 10% of the airport’s indirect emissions,”  commented Tanguy Bertolus, Chairman of the Board, Aéroports de Lyon.

In France, TotalEnergies already operates more than 22,000 charge points, located on a street, in public or corporate parking lots, and at service stations. And as part of its strategy to deploy charging solutions across the country to support the rise of electric mobility, TotalEnergies has already equipped 200 service stations in France. Its aim is to reach 500 by 2026, of which:
- 200 stations on major roads (motorways and bypasses)
- 300 stations in cities, suburbs and transit areas (such as airports and train stations), a third of which will be 100% electric, like the Lyon Garibaldi station inaugurated in October 2023.


TotalEnergies and electric mobility

  • TotalEnergies is present throughout the entire value chain of electric mobility, from the production of renewable electricity to the operation of the charging service.
  • With more than 60,000 charge points operated worldwide by early 2024, TotalEnergies significantly invests in charging infrastructures to promote the deployment of electric mobility on a large scale.
  • To enable fast charging on highways and major roads, TotalEnergies has already deployed 450 high-power charging sites and aims to reach 1,000 charging sites in Europe by 2028.
  • TotalEnergies supports its professional clients in their transition to electric mobility by offering them services for the deployment and supervision of charging stations, both at the workplace and at the homes of their employees.
  • In major agglomerations, TotalEnergies is also developing its network with more than 30,000 charging points in Paris, London, Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp, Flanders, Amsterdam and its region, Berlin, Singapore, and Madrid.
  • Finally, TotalEnergies offers home charging solutions for individuals, including an energy supply contract and connected charging services.

About TotalEnergies 

TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our more than 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, more sustainable, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in nearly 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.

About Lyon Aéroport

Lyon Aéroport manages the operation of Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport for commercial aviation, and Lyon-Bron, France’s third-biggest airport for business aviation. The leading airport in the VINCI Airports network in France with 10 million passengers in 2023, Lyon-Saint Exupéry offers 120 direct destinations and is connected to the main international hubs. A center of excellence in the VINCI Airports network, Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport benefits from recent infrastructure, operational excellence for airlines, and an innovation strategy centered on ensuring a high-quality passenger experience. Certified Level 4+ in the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program and ISO 50001, Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport is developing with total control over its environmental impact.

About VINCI Airports

The leading private airport operator in the world, VINCI Airports manages more than 70 airports in 13 countries. VINCI Airports draws on its expertise as a comprehensive integrator to develop, finance, build and operate airports, leveraging its investment capability and knowhow to optimize operational performance and modernize infrastructure, while also bringing about the environmental transition. In 2016, VINCI Airports became the first airport operator to commit to an international environmental strategy, setting itself the aim of reaching zero net emissions across the network by 2050.
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Contacts - TotalEnergies

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Contacts - Aéroports de Lyon/VINCI Airports

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