Charged EVs | Siemens supplies charging infrastructure to 2 North Carolina transit companies
Siemens has supplied North Carolina-made charging infrastructure for 2 of the state’s largest transit operators, GoRaleigh and the Charlotte Space Transit System. Siemens eMobility manufactured the chargers at its Wendell, North Carolina manufacturing hub.
GoRaleigh operates 27 bus routes within the state capital. Final yr, the company took supply of 5 Proterra electrical buses. Siemens put in 3 DC plug-in quick chargers and 6 dispensers on the GoRaleigh transit hub facility. The corporate can even set up its SICHARGE UC modular charging answer later this spring.
The Charlotte Space Transit System (CATS) is at present piloting 18 new electrical buses from three totally different producers, and finally plans to impress its total bus fleet. Siemens supplied 4 SICHARGE UC chargers and eight dispensers for the company. CATS has been working Siemens Mobility’s S700 streetcars for a number of years.
“Siemens is rising to assist meet the demand we’re seeing for electrified transportation in North Carolina and past and consequently, we’re actually proud to convey high-skilled, well-paying jobs to the area,” mentioned John DeBoer, head of Siemens eMobility in North America.