Posts Tagged: ABB

ABB and AFC Energy to develop fuel cell-powered EV charging solution

Charging giant ABB has formed a strategic partnership with fuel cell developer AFC Energy to create a charging solution for grid-constrained locations. The system will combine ABB’s energy storage solution and DC fast chargers with AFC Energy’s hydrogen fuel cells to provide a solution for charging sites with limited grid connections. AFC Energy says its… Read more »

ABB establishes new global R&D center for e-mobility

Charging infrastructure giant ABB has established a new E-mobility Innovation Lab. The $10-million, 3,600-square-meter facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands. It will house 120 specialists, who will work on next-generation solutions to drive ABB’s future e-mobility development. ABB strives to ensure seamless connections among vehicles, charging stations, charging… Read more »

ABB installs its 1,000th DC fast charger in Norway

ABB is one of the world’s major players in the EVSE hardware realm. Since 2010, the Swiss-based multinational has sold more than 17,000 DC fast chargers across 80 countries. The company has the prestigious position of official charging supplier to the FIA Formula E World Championship, which is about to enter its fourth season. The… Read more »

ABB and Lion Electric partner to offer end-to-end charging solution for heavy-duty vehicles

Charging giant ABB has joined forces with Canadian heavy-duty EV manufacturer Lion Electric to sell and service EV charging equipment. ABB will offer its complete EVSE product line to Lion Electric, to be sold under the new Lion Energy infrastructure division. This will enable Lion to offer an end-to-end infrastructure solution, streamlining the process of… Read more »

ABB to deploy its new bi-directional charging technology for V2G kiosks in France

Swiss electronics giant ABB will supply its brand-new 11 kW bi-directional charging technology, specially designed for V2G, as part of a contract with France’s DREEV, a joint venture between Électricité de France (EDF) and intelligent charging specialist Nuvve. ABB’s solution, integrated with DREEV software, will enable EV drivers to export surplus power back to the… Read more »

Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches charging system for EV fleets

Hitachi ABB Power Grids, a newly formed joint venture between the two electronics giants, has launched a new “grid-to-plug” EV charging system for public transport and commercial fleet operators. The new solution, called Grid-eMotion Fleet, is designed to enable fleet operators to efficiently scale up their operations. The Grid-eMotion Fleet solution comes in standard containers… Read more »

Japanese utilities partner to install 250 ABB fast chargers

Japan’s e-Mobility Power, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) and Chubu Electric Power, two of the country’s biggest utility companies, has chosen ABB’s new Terra 184 DC fast charger to modernize its existing charging infrastructure. eMP will replace obsolete chargers along highways and in other public locations with more than 250… Read more »

ABB breaks ground on new EV charger factory to meet global demand

Since entering the EV charging market a decade ago, ABB has sold over 14,000 DC fast chargers, in more than 80 countries. However, the Swiss-based electronics giant believes this is just the beginning. It has begun construction on a new production facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy. The company plans to invest $30 million in… Read more »

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 »