ABB enhances its portfolio of charging solutions with the addition easy to install range of AC wall-boxes
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 24-09-2018 16:50:00 IST
The new AC wallbox portfolio, comprised of 52 different types in total, provides a high quality, cost effective electric car charging point for private and business use. Easy to fit and with a compact design of 50 by 25 cm2, the wallbox can be installed at homes or offices. It is particularly suited to businesses that wish to provide overnight charging facilities for customers, such as those in the hospitality business.
Frank Mühlon, Head of ABB’s Global Business for Electric Vehicle Charging, said: “With the continued growth in sales of hybrid and battery powered electric cars, businesses and drivers are looking for simple and cost-effective vehicle charging solutions. Charging should not be an interruption to the day, which is why we have extended our portfolio with the AC wallbox, which is simple to install and use at home or work.”
“ABB is proud to partner India’s journey in electric mobility – from super-fast chargers for cars to bus- stop charging solutions for buses and now wall-mounted charging solutions for homes and offices, we have the widest portfolio of charging solutions in the market. With best in class global technology made in India, we want to improve the quality of commuting for millions of citizens with affordable and pollution-free, clean technology,” said Sanjeev Sharma, Managing Director, ABB India.
Manufactured with a robust all-weather enclosure for indoor and outdoor use, wallboxes are available in different versions, offering 4.6 and 11 kW AC charging as well as 22 kW AC 3-phase charging. As with all ABB products, expert assistance with fitting and maintaining the wallboxes is only a phone call away through the company’s global technical support services. Compatible with the industry standard Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP), the ABB AC wallbox is future-proof and enabled for authentication and load balancing.
ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.