Charged EVs | Electrify America to put in charging stations with battery vitality storage for drayage vehicles on the Port of Lengthy Seashore


Electrify America is changing into a vital stakeholder within the electrification of the Port of Lengthy Seashore’s drayage fleet. The corporate plans to put in 30 electrical fleet-dedicated chargers paired with battery vitality storage methods (BESS) on the Port, as a part of EA’s $25-million Inexperienced Metropolis funding on the Ports of Lengthy Seashore and Los Angeles.

Electrify America will present tailor-made charging options for a fleet of 60 electrical vehicles, together with Class 8 Volvo and Kenworth vehicles, operated by 4 Gen Logistics. The 30 new chargers will supply energy ranges from 150 to 350 kW. A behind-the-meter BESS will retailer vitality when electrical energy prices are low, and discharge vitality throughout peak utilization instances, minimizing affect on {the electrical} grid and mitigating demand surges.

EA and 4 Gen are additionally engaged on the same facility to serve drayage vehicles, with 14 fleet chargers and a BESS, in Rialto, California.  The Rialto charging station is predicted to open subsequent 12 months.

“We will have an incredible affect by bringing electrical automobile charging know-how and zero-emissions vehicles collectively to supply a extra sustainable solution to transport transport containers to and from the Lengthy Seashore Port,” mentioned Rachel Moses, Director of Industrial Companies, Inexperienced Cities & Enterprise Growth at Electrify America.

“4 Gen Logistics all the time strives for the very best, so collaborating with Electrify America to put in 30 charging stations at our Port of Lengthy Seashore facility matches into our philosophy to make use of the very best accessible know-how,” says David Duncan, Principal at 4 Gen Logistics. “Electrify America’s experience in constructing charging infrastructure will assist us obtain our purpose of getting a 100% zero-emission fleet in 2025, ten years earlier than California regulation requires it.”

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