Mercedes-Benz Vans, together with undertaking companion Netze BW, has opened a charging park for patrons in Wörth am Rhein, Germany. On the eTruck Charging Park, electrical truck prospects can check charging stations and charging ideas from numerous producers, and work with on-site specialists from Mercedes-Benz to develop tailored charging options.
The eTruck Charging Park has six charging stations from completely different producers, with outputs between 40 and 300 kW. As charging expertise continues to develop quickly, the park has a modular construction in order that charging stations might be added or changed as essential. A charging station utilizing the brand new MCS (megawatt charging system) normal could also be put in sooner or later.
Necessary points resembling grid connection, native power technology, power storage, and clever charging administration are additionally studied on the eTruck Charging Park. A photovoltaic system on the roof of the charging park, which incorporates stationary storage, reveals the probabilities of an environment friendly energy provide for charging stations.
“Within the transformation to e-mobility, our aim is to supply our prospects extra than simply an electrical truck,” mentioned Michael Scheib, Head of Product Administration, Mercedes-Benz Vans. “We wish to present an built-in answer that features consulting and charging infrastructure options from a single supply. Our charging park for patrons in Wörth is an integral a part of this strategy and reveals prospects, in a sensible and tangible approach, what charging infrastructure for his or her software can appear like.”
“The event of the charging infrastructure is without doubt one of the elements essential to the success of electrical heavy-duty transport”, mentioned Axel Hausen, Head of Main E-Mobility and Particular Initiatives at Netze BW. “In Wörth, we’re working with e-fleet operators, truck producers, industrial and business prospects, and municipalities to develop particular person charging options, particularly for depot logistics, that may assist electrical heavy-duty transport take off.”
Supply: Daimler Truck