Mercedes-Benz Vans, in partnership with Netze BW (a subsidiary of EnBW), opened an interesting eTruck Charging Park to show charging principles from distinctive suppliers in day-to-working day operation.
The station is located in Wörth, Germany, in which the firm produces the all-electrical eActros trucks and eEconic trucks.
The project is concentrated on consulting clients on charging infrastructure. The station is outfitted with a whole of six charging stalls, with chargers from various suppliers. The output at this time differs involving 40 kW and 300 kW, but is envisioned to be upgraded at a later point with the approaching Megawatt Charging System (MCS).
The eTruck Charging Park is equipped also with a photovoltaic procedure (mounted on the roof) and a battery strength storage method. Mainly because of that, shoppers will be able to see and test charging processes, and machines from numerous suppliers and can function with on-internet site experts from Mercedes-Benz Vehicles to produce tailor-produced charging methods for their respective purposes.
“By delivering different charging choices in one particular place, consumers have the prospect to review them directly. At the same time, the eTruck Charging Park also tackles crucial troubles this sort of as grid link, neighborhood electricity era, strength storage, and intelligent management of charging processes. For case in point, it will be achievable to illustrate how charging procedures can be integrated into present logistics processes and thus lower power fees.”
Examination drives of the Mercedes-Benz eActros 300/400 are also readily available to get an immediate and in depth perception of the performance, assortment, and charging capabilities of electric vans.
General, it appears to be a pretty fantastic solution to familiarize probable customers with electric powered vehicles and their certain. If this can aid encourage fleets to swap to EVs, we may possibly see other suppliers also developing comparable stations. Truly, some of them previously have charging stations at their amenities.
Suitable now, Mercedes-Benz Trucks generates two electric versions – eActros and eEconic – but which is only the setting up issue, as the eActros LongHaul semi is on observe for 2024. It is really expected to supply 500 km (more than 300 miles of array).