Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Automobile & Motoring(Automobile)
Filter PR by
  
ABB to Charge Qatar's Largest Electric Bus Infrastructure Project
 
ABB to Charge Qatar's Largest Electric Bus Infrastructure Project

Dubai, UAE -  July 05, 2021:  ABB has won a contract to design, supply, test and commission a new high-power charging infrastructure for one of the world’s largest fleet of electric buses.  

The project will see ABB provide high power charging infrastructure for the fleet, which is expected to have 1,000 electric buses operating across the country and with a capacity to transport 50,000 passengers a day.  

Qatar aims to have 25 percent of its public bus network operating on electric by 2022, rising to 100 percent by 2030. As part of this plan, the state will create one of the largest e-bus networks in the world, in a single installation. 
 
Partnering with Mannai Trading Company, Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ and fleet operator, Mowasalat, ABB will design and deploy Heavy Vehicle Charging equipment across multiple locations in Qatar, including four bus depots, eight bus stations and 12 metro stations. The project scope also includes a three-year service level agreement. 

Frank Muehlon, President of ABB’s E-mobility division said: 'As part of ABB’s 2030 sustainability strategy, we are focused on helping fleets to unlock the potential of e-mobility with state of the art and intelligent charging solutions. As the world moves towards green bus fleets, our solutions are at the leading edge to help cities and regions around the world discover the value of electrification and how it can help us all transition to cleaner and greener transport solutions.”   

For the project, ABB will supply over 125 MW of charging capacity, 1,300 connectors for destination charging and 89 opportunity chargers, four of which will be mobile. With this charging solution, the complete Mowasalat electric bus fleet can be charged overnight at the depots and while in use without impacting regular operations, ensuring a fast and convenient charging experience for operators and passengers. 

ABB will also provide the data connection and interfaces to connect and integrate the charging infrastructure operation into the Mowasalat Fleet Management System for 24/7 fleet optimization. Besides integration with the Fleet Management System, chargers will also be connected to the ABB Ability™ cloud to remotely monitor and diagnose the infrastructure by using more than 400 parameters. This complete solution maximizes uptime and efficiency and ensures reliable infrastructure for the public.

HE Dr. Eng. Saad Ahmed Ibrahim Al Mohannadi, the President of the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’, said: 'Qatar has taken impactful steps to combat climate change and promote sustainability. This includes a variety of local programs and initiatives, including the introduction of green public transport solutions. In Qatar, we have set ambitious goals to reduce CO2 emissions and make a valuable global contribution to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The installation of e-mobility infrastructure in Qatar supports these global efforts. ABB was selected as a partner because it shares our vision for a greener future and has the expertise to support Qatar's environmental and public transport targets. We look forward to the collaboration.'
 
ABB is a world leader in electric vehicle infrastructure, offering the full range of charging and electrification solutions for electric cars, electric and hybrid buses, and ships and railways. ABB entered the e-mobility market back in 2010, and today has sold more than 400,000 electric vehicle chargers across more than 85 markets; over 20,000 DC fast chargers and 380,000 AC chargers, including those sold through Chargedot. 

ABB high-power chargers have already been deployed in e-bus depots and cities around the world. They have been used to power Germany’s first electric bus fleet from Hamburger Hochbahn AG and more recently for a pilot at the San Donato depot of the Milan public Transport service company, ATM. 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 8314 times
PR Category : Automobile
Posted on : Monday, July 5, 2021  9:46:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Al Masaood Group names new Head of Commercial for Power, Con...
Next Story : Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, Gargash, and Ideal...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Korean Food Gains Global Acceptance with 4% Market Share and US$10 BN Revenue in Target Ma... [24793-Views]
Al Ansari Exchange sees surge in non-resident transactions in first 10 days of Expo 2020 [23493-Views]
For Every Story, For Every Me [8479-Views]
The Tonda PF Collection- A Purist's Delight for Those in the Know [7950-Views]
Big Crown ProPilot Big Date Bronze- Flair Time [7380-Views]
Global Music Stars Relaunch Pandora ME for the Creative Next Generation [7093-Views]
TURKEY'S Rumeysa Gelgi is warded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Tallest Woman Living wi... [6613-Views]
LG Releases Preliminary Earnings For Third-Quarter 2021 [6166-Views]
Pandora Introduces New Limited-Edition Charm in Support of Unicef [5309-Views]
Wash Day Essentials: The Only Collection You'll Need for Perfect Curls [4834-Views]
Malabar Gold & Diamonds Launches ‘Bella Collection' – Dazzling 22k Gold Jewellery Curated... [3846-Views]
TCS Saudi Arabia Wins World Leadership Congress Award [3592-Views]
OMEGA Reveals the Secret of James Bond's Watch [3579-Views]
Arab Fashion Week Celebrates its Return to Physical Shows at Dubai Design District [3436-Views]
Aster Hospitals UAE Launches Oncology Centre in Dubai [3284-Views]
Jaguar Land Rover Trials World-first Digital Supply Chain for Leather Using Blockchain Tec... [3136-Views]
Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for GCC Travellers [3100-Views]
Hitachi Energy goes Live [3001-Views]
Leading Cloud Managed Service Provider G7 CR Technologies to Launch STAB Program for ISVs ... [2981-Views]
Hyundai Motor Signals Carbon Neutral Commitment through New ‘Expecting Generation One' Cam... [2972-Views]
Etihad Raises US$1.2 Billion in First Sustainability-Linked ESG Loan in Global Aviation [2964-Views]
UAE to Form Women's World Tour Team Exciting Project Set to Launch for 2022 [2903-Views]
Boom of Attendance at WHITE Milano. Over 13,000 visitors, 85% of whom were buyers. [2866-Views]
Kristina Fidelskaya — Spring / Summer 2022 'Peace' Collection [2849-Views]
Oblique Creations Showcases the A/W 21 Collection in Dubai [2849-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories