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Posts Tagged: ABB

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 »

Shell installs first ABB EV fast charger in Singapore

Shell subsidiary Greenlots has installed an ABB DC fast charger in Singapore, the first of 10 to be installed at Shell stations in the country over the next few months. Singapore has amped up its efforts to establish an EV infrastructure in anticipation of increased demand. In October, it attracted Dyson to open an EV… Read more »

Electric marine propulsion system can save $1.7 million in fuel costs annually

An independent study for ABB by marine consultancy Deltamarin has found that the ABB Azipod electric propulsion system for ferries could save up to $1.7 million in annual fuel costs per vessel. By simulating a transit on seven existing ferry routes, researchers found that a ferry equipped with twin 10 MW mid-power range Azipod units… Read more »

Mobile EV chargers deliver power where it’s needed

A few companies have introduced mobile charging products to solve unique challenges. The perceived lack of ready access to charging stations is one factor that has limited consumers’ interest in buying electric vehicles. While the number and diversity of locations of EV charging stations are growing, thanks to networks such as Electrify America, chargers can… Read more »