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CNR innovates alongside the territories to provide efficient solutions to their mobility and energy problems. Whether for urban or rural habitats, each territory crossed by CNR benefits from its expertise aimed at improving daily living conditions.

What is the electric corridor?

The electric corridor provides the opportunity to opt for 100% green electric mobility for daily and holiday trips. A precursor on the electric mobility market, CNR completed this electric corridor in 2017. 27 rapid charging points, i.e. 54 terminals, are available between Lake Geneva and the Mediterranean. All car drivers can fill up with 100% clean electricity. CNR is already equipped to supply tomorrow’s vehicles with green energy, while the public authorities have announced the end of gasoline and diesel-powered cars by 2040.

Quai des énergies: green energies in the service of clean vehicles

At the end of 2019, CNR will bring into service the green energy charging station at Quai des Energies.
This new type of station open to the public will supply renewable hydrogen, rapidly and ultra-rapidly charged electricity (100 km charged in 4 minutes) and bio CNG (compressed natural gas).

Its advantages:

  • Strategic location, at the entry of the city of Lyon (Rhône) in the 7th arrondissement, right next to highway corridors;
  • A response adapted to the needs of the road vehicles of different public transport fleets and urban goods vehicles, and trucks for waste collection and carrying materials;
  • A solution for supplying river boats with hydrogen;
  • 2 renewable hydrogen charging pumps, for the hydrogen produced directly on site using CNR’s 100% renewable electricity (water electrolysis), with a distribution capacity of 80 kg a day at 350 bar for supplying light and heavy vehicles;
  • 2 rapid and ultra-rapid charging points for CNR’s 100% renewable electricity, for vehicles;
  • 2 Bio CNG charging terminals, operated by GNVERT, subsidiary of the ENGIE Group;
  • The users of this station are made aware of the challenges with a pedagogical space (demonstrators, explanatory panels, interactive tool) that informs them of the production and storage techniques employed for current and future renewable energies.