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New App For Electric Cars Points The Way To Green Filling Stations

A new mobile application allows users to find their way to filling stations for electric cars all over Germany and shows the amount of renewable energy these stations supply.

At team of computer scientists and psychologists headed by Sonja Klingert, academic staff member of the chair of Information Systems II at the University of Mannheim, was involved in the development of the new navigational system. The system allows users to identify and find filling stations with a relatively large supply of renewable energies. The app is called ELECTRIFIC and was developed as part of the EU-funded research project of the same name ( The app is available on the Google Play Store and is free for download in Germany.

Press release (in German)