Clean cars need clean electricity
A one of a kind project, the ÖkoFEN Clean Mobility Program, obviously has sustainable power supply in mind in addition to the electric cars. Stefan Ortner, Managing Director of ÖkoFEN, explains: “At the locations in Niederkappel and Lembach, the existing pellet heating systems will be expanded to include photovoltaic systems and battery storage. In this way, the company cars will be charged primarily with solar power from the PV system. If the sun isn’t shining, the pellet boilers act as a back-up to supply power to the power charging station. This way, the power supply to the e-vehicles runs sustainably and on self-produced electricity.”
Reliable charging infrastructure for the corporate fleet
The first electric car was already added to the corporate fleet eight years ago. Since technology has vastly improved over the last few years, ÖkoFEN now largely relies on electromobility, currently resulting in 85 percent of the company vehicles being electric. The expansion of the charging infrastructure at the company’s location was a logical consequence in this case – a total of 26 KeContact P30 electricity charging stations charge the new ÖkoFEN fleet safely and reliably.
“We consciously trust in reliable Upper Austrian technology. KEBA is one of the leading providers of charging stations,” says Ortner regarding the cooperation between ÖkoFEN and KEBA.
Dieter Zechleitner (Sales Director for heating control systems) and Gerhard Wimmer (Sales Director for e-mobility in Austria) from KEBA are also impressed: “We are glad that the collaboration between ÖkoFEN and KEBA has not only continued in the heating control systems, but also in electromobility, and that, with ÖkoFEN, we number among the pioneers in the field of renewable energy for our customers.”
KEBA at EVS 32 in Lyon
We at KEBA are convinced that the future of electromobility lies in smart charging stations. Our wall boxes are capable of not only charging, but also controlling, communicating and networking. Experience this first hand at the leading trade fair for electromobility, EVS 32, in Lyon, France. Come visit us at Booth C13 on May 19-22.
Europe’s first electric fire truck is charged using KeContact P30
Yesterday Linz AG presented the first fully-equipped fire truck with electric motor in Europe - charged safely and securely with KEBA’s KeContact P30. (Image source: FOTOKERSCHI.AT/Werner Kerschbaum)
The highlights of our new wall box software 1.9.2
Customers who choose intelligent charging stations from KEBA will benefit from our new wall box software 1.9.2, which includes the following highlights: OCPP 1.6, control options via web interface as well as session protocol with data export options. Even after purchase, our customers can download this software update from our website and install it to keep their wall boxes up to date – quickly and easily.