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.”
That was the IAA 2019: Our photo gallery
The IAA 2019 was dedicated to solutions for tomorrow’s mobility and in particular to the topic of electro mobility. KEBA presented its charging solutions for an electric and emission-free future. Visitors could experience the intelligent wall boxes – of which more than 150,000 have already been sold worldwide – first hand and exchange ideas with our electro mobility experts. We would like to express our sincere thanks for the enormous interest and the positive response! Here you can view the photo gallery with all of our trade fair impressions!
That was the EVS 32!
At KEBA’s stand at the EVS 32, visitors were able to experience a comprehensive exchange of ideas with experts – and our intelligent charging stations for the future of electromobility – in a fantastic atmosphere. Our speaker also revealed at a round table the three decisive factors for an outstanding “charging experience”. We have assembled these insights with a photo gallery capturing all of the trade fair impressions for you here.
Series production for a premium German car manufacturer
With the delivery approval and the start of series production of the new BMW i Wallbox manufactured by KEBA, cooperation between the Austrian automation specialist and the German premium car manufacturer is official.