Battery-backed opportunity charging for heavy-duty electric vehicles
Heliox has prepared a battery-supported opportunity charging station for electric buses and e-trucks. Called SprintCharge, the pantograph equipment includes a stationary battery for storage to enable the high power charges without disrupting the grid.Weiterlesen
Oslo: Heliox to charge Europe’s largest electric bus fleet
Heliox has been chosen as the charging infrastructure partner for the 40 electric buses ordered by Unibuss in Oslo. The company will be installing 40 fast charging stations for buses at one of Europe’s largest bus depots.Weiterlesen
Hamburg Hochbahn brings “E-Bus Masterplan” under way
Hamburg’s public transport provider Hochbahn is on schedule with its E-Bus Masterplan that will see them procure nothing but all-electric buses from 2020 onwards. The first batch of thirty such EVs will be delivered by Daimler’s EvoBus and Solaris after they won a competitive tender.Weiterlesen
Extra large 13 MW charge depot for 100 e-buses live in Amsterdam
100 electric buses can now be charged at the “world’s largest charge depot” as Heliox brings 109 fast-charging stations online, including 24 with 450 kW. The electric bendy buses come from VDL and will serve on 6 routes around Schiphol Airport 24/7.Weiterlesen
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Heliox to provide infrastructure for Hamburg’s ‘Master plan for E-buses’
Dutch Heliox who specialises in fast-charging for electric buses is the new partner for Hochbahn, Hamburg’s public transport provider. The latter is in the midst of the execution of what Hochbahn calls their “Masterplan for E-buses”.Weiterlesen
Basel, USPS, AMP, VDL & Heliox, York, California & Noord-Holland.
10,000 EVs for Switzerland: Basel is to become an EV paradise in the Alpine republic, at least if plans of utility provider Elektra Baselland (EBL) and a cantonal bank will go ahead. Up to 10,000 electric vehicles are to arrive in the streets of the city through increased promotional activities as well as the installation of one charging station in each community EBL supplies. The utility hopes to not only deliver electricity but also to use the electric vehicle batteries for energy storage in the long run.
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First bid for postal fleet: USPS’ plan to replace its entire fleet of 180,000 vehicles has got a respond. AMP pointed out potential cost savings to the United States Postal Service if it would use E-GEN electric trucks and HorseFly drones. The company says it has the capacity to produce 60,000 vehicles annually.
Breaking news: The first electric bus fast-charged via CCS is now operating in Sweden. VDL Bus & Coach just delivered the Citea Electric Bus together with a CCS fast-charging station by Heliox offering up to 120 kW to the Swedish transport provider Byberg & Nordin.
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York is to convert five diesel buses to electric as it has been awarded 475,000 pounds in government funding. The city estimates the buses will save 75,000 pounds annually. York has just been shortlisted in the run-up for the 35-million fund for ULEV centres of excellence (we reported).
Energetic exchange: The California Energy Commission and the Dutch Province of Noord-Holland agreed to work together on transportation energy projects. Areas of exchange will include models for EV charging infrastructure and solutions for multi-unit dwellings as well as the Dutch SolaRoad.
greencarcongress.com, energy.ca.gov (agreement), solaroad.nl (SolaRoad)
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