ABB to supply charging infrastructure for Volvo electric bus fleet

2017-04-27 - NGT News article by Lauren Tyler - April 26, 2017
ABB, an engineering company specializing in automotive energy technologies, has won a contract to supply electric bus charging infrastructure for a fleet of Volvo electric buses that will be operated by Transdev Blazefield from 2018.

As reported, ABB will supply three HVC 300P charging stations and an electricity substation for installation at a bus station serving Harrogate, in northern England.

The contract is significant as it is the first electric bus project in the U.K. that will use OppCharge for ‘opportunity charging,’ where buses are charged while they wait at the terminal bus stops, which are equipped with fast-charging infrastructure at each end of the bus line.

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