Polish charging infrastructure provider, Ekoenergetyka-Polska has just signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian company Brakar AS for the delivery of a fast-charging depot for electric buses in Drammen city.
The agreement assumes the delivery of up to 15 pantograph fast-charging stations of 300 kW and 450 kW with the option of ordering another ten units.
Braker AS is a Norwegian company responsible for the organization of public transport in Buskerud County. The city of Drammen already has fully electrified line no. 51 from the Drammen central bus station to the Mjøndalen railway station. With ambitions to become a leader in Norway in the implementation of sustainable and clean public transport, the city is currently making major investments in the implementation of charging infrastructure and the purchase of electric buses.
Ekoenergetyka – Poland has now won the tender and signed the corresponding framework agreement. The first order is most likely for a minimum of 12 stations with a value of approximately PLN 18.5 million. The agreement stipulates that Brakar AS can order additional 10 charging stations by August 2023.
Fast charging stations will be equipped with an inverted pantograph (OppCharge). Terms of the agreement include construction works, power supply, production and delivery, installation and commissioning of the station, as well as after-sales service.
This is not the first project the Polish company has undertaken in Norway, but it is the biggest, larger than its previous projects in Oslo and Kristiansand. “The infrastructure that will be delivered to Brakar AS also shows that not only large agglomerations such as Paris, Warsaw or Hamburg but also smaller cities can effectively implement electromobility on a large scale. Now it’s time for e-mobility for every city and region,” said Maciej Wojeński, Vice President of Ekoenergetyka – Polska.
With the new agreement, Ekoenergetyka continues its expansion into Scandinavia. The company has supplied and implemented its fast chargers to Tampere and Helsinki in Finland, Vasteras, Malmö, and Luleå in Sweden and Kristiansand and Oslo in Norway.
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