Posts Tagged: ABB

Swiss highway charging stations to feature ABB energy storage and management

Swiss electric utilities Primeo Energie and Alpiq E-Mobility have opened a pair of highway charging stations in Switzerland that feature battery energy storage and an energy management solution from ABB. Switzerland’s Federal Roads Office hopes to install chargers at approximately 100 motorway rest areas over the next few years. Many of these locations have little… Read more »

ABB to supply EVSE for Norwegian grocery wholesaler’s electric fleet

ABB has agreed to supply charging infrastructure for Norwegian grocery wholesaler ASKO’s growing fleet of electric trucks. ASKO operates a fleet of 600 trucks, and hopes to achieve zero-emission distribution of groceries by 2026. ABB will provide charging infrastructure for ASKO’s distribution centers throughout Norway. The first ABB HVC 150C (150 kW) chargers are already… Read more »

ABB to supply high-voltage chargers for Volvo heavy vehicle charging project

Electronics giant ABB will be supplying chargers capable of charging batteries at up to 920 VDC for Volvo’s Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) project. The Volvo LIGHTS project is a partnership among the Volvo Group, charging solution provider Greenlots (a Shell subsidiary), and several other players in the charging infrastructure space. The project… Read more »

ABB installs 1,600 AC chargers at Chinese housing development

The scale of things in China tends to blow Western minds. Swiss electronics giant ABB recently supplied 1,600 AC charging stations to a single housing development near Qingdao, in Shandong province. ABB says this is its largest AC charger order to date. ABB’s EVinn AC charger includes capabilities such as digital billing, remote monitoring and… Read more »

Oregon transit agency buys 11 New Flyer e-buses and 7 ABB chargers

Lane Transit District (LTD) in Oregon has ordered 11 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE forty-foot electric buses, along with 7 ABB depot chargers. The purchase was supported by Federal Transit Administration Low or No- Emission funding. LTD has long been committed to sustainability. After receiving a silver level certification for the American Public Transportation Association’s sustainability… Read more »

ABB completes Chargedot acquisition

Global electrical equipment giant ABB has completed its acquisition of Chinese EV charging provider Chargedot. Chargedot supplies AC and DC charging stations and software platforms to EV manufacturers, EV charging network operators, and real estate developers. Chargedot has around 205 employees. The acquisition was initially announced in October 2019. Source: ABB

IONITY buys 324 chargers from ABB

European charging network IONITY, a joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW, Audi and Porsche, has purchased 324 new 350 kW chargers from Swiss electronics giant ABB. Purchased as part of the second phase of IONITY’s European network expansion, the chargers are scheduled to be installed in 24 countries by the end of 2020. IONITY… Read more »

ABB installs 40 fast charging stations across Sweden for Vattenfall

Swiss electronics company ABB is providing charging stations and grid connection hardware for a Swedish charging network developed by state-owned energy company Vattenfall. ABB has already provided equipment for Vattenfall at almost 40 public locations across Sweden. Vattenfall is using the ABB Terra fast charger, which ABB calls the world’s fastest EV charger. ABB’s all-in-one… Read more »

ABB acquires Chinese charging provider Chargedot

Swiss electronics company ABB has acquired a majority stake in Chargedot, a Chinese EV charging provider. Chargedot supplies AC and DC charging stations, as well as an accompanying software platform. ABB offers services and products such as grid distribution and charging points. Tarak Mehta, President of ABB’s Electrification business, said, “With China forging ahead in… Read more »