First nationwide network with fastest EV charger in Germany launched by ABB and Shell

La prima rete nazionale di ricarica EV più veloce in Germania lanciata da ABB e Shellv
From left to right: Frank Muehlon, CEO of ABB E-mobility and Istvan Kapitany, Global Executive Vice President of Shell Mobility

ABB E-mobility and Shell launched the first network of Terra 360 chargers accross Germany, with plans to install over 200 units in next 12 months.

With a new network, ABB E-mobility and Shell will help to ensure  greater charger availability and charging speed for more than 1,7 milion electric car drivers.

The network will be powered by 100% renewable energy , in a way to meet growing German demand for EV charging infrastructure, both from consumers and fleets and accelerate as well the future e-mobility adoption accross the country.

La prima rete nazionale di ricarica EV più veloce in Germania lanciata da ABB e ShellThe Terra 360 is available in different configurations that can charge multiple vehicles simultaneously. Its modular design ensures peak utilization of the charging station with dynamic power distribution. The new charger also has a maximum output of 360 kW and is capable of fully charging an electric car in 15 minutes or less, considering fully charged with range of approx 500 km and considering a different charging speeds that allow each vehicle.

Istvan Kapitany, Global Executive Vice President for Shell Mobility said

At Shell, we aim to be the leader in EV charging by offering our customers charging when and where it is convenient for them. For drivers on the go, particularly thouse on long journeys, charging speed is key and every minute waiting can make a big difference to their journey. For fleet owners, speed is important for top-up charging during the day that keeps EV fleets moving. This is why, throught our partnership with ABB, we are pleased to offer our customers the fastest charging available first in Germany and soon in other markets.

Frank Muehlon, CEO of ABB E-mobility, added:

As a global leader in EV charging infrastructure, we believe in the power of together, that when innovation and collaboration come together, we can collectively contribute to mitigating the impacts of climate change and enable a lower carbon society.

With the transportation sector alone responsible for approximately 29 percent for total greenhouse gases globally, the importance of working collaboratively to drive change has never been more critical and we are delighted to be partnering with Shell on this milestone launch.

ABB E-mobility recently signed a global framework agreement with Shell to supply ABB’s end-to-end portfolio of AC and DC charging stations. The portfolio ranges from the AC wallbox for home, work or retail installations to the Terra 360 which is ideal for refuelling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications.

Setting the standard in transparency and data security, ABB  has become one of the first major charging suppliers to reach compliance for its Terra 53/54 and High Power DC chargers with the German “Eichrecht” System

Source: Shell Recharge and ABB

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