German agency builds photo voltaic array to energy EV charging stations

February 7 (Renewables Now) – German vitality tools provider FocusEnergie GmbH & Co KG is constructing a 300-kWp photo voltaic set up on the roof of a carpark in southwest Germany to energy charging stations for electrical automobiles and e-bikes within the fleet of a neighborhood electronics producer.

The photo voltaic system might be situated within the small city of Endingen am Kaiserstuhl near the border with France and can include about 1,000 photo voltaic panels put in on the automobile park roof with an space of almost 2,000 sq m (2,392 sq yd). The automobile park is owned by native electronics producer Eltroplan Engineering GmbH.

The funding prices for the mission are estimated at EUR 1 million (USD 1.14m).

Along with the photo voltaic panels, FocusEnergie will set up an vitality storage system of between 100 kWh and 200 kWh and construct initially 5 charging stations for electrical automobiles and bikes. The corporate might be additionally answerable for the mission’s grid reference to a brand new substation, it mentioned final week.

The mission will help Eltroplan’s efforts to enhance its vitality steadiness. The corporate lately purchased three new electrical automobiles to broaden its fleet which now consists of seven automobiles and solely certainly one of them is just not electrical.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.146)


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