Formula E, ABB presents its new station for recharging single-seaters

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The new season of Formula E will bring a lot of competitions. several novelties are making their debut. The main one is; surely the arrival of the new and more performing Gen3 single-seaters. For these electric cars, ABB has created new charging stations which will be used starting from the first E-Prix of the new season. We remind you that ABB from Season 9 of Formula E will take over the contract. the new role of official supplier of charging stations.

CHARGING POWER UP TO 160 KW

How they workthese new stations for recharging the Gen3 Formula E cars? The company announces that it has developed a compact product that allows the new single-seaters to be recharged before the race and between one session and another. For its design, ABB has paid close attention to robustness and ergonomics, to allow easy transport and installation in all parts of the world where the event will take place. the championship.

Coming to the technical specifications, ABB says that every single station can; deliver a maximum power of 160 kW and it is; capable of simultaneously charging two vehicles with 80 kW of power. Therefore, there will be no more need to have a single station for each single-seater.

The new station also has a convenient interface that allows you to monitor the status of the single-seater recharge in real time. It uses CCS2 connectors and its dimensions are 1,300mm high (1,520mm considering the screen) x 1,150mm wide x 850mm deep. The weight of each single station is of 450 kg. Frank Mühlon, CEO of ABB E-mobility, said:

We are delighted to bring our innovative charging solutions to the world’s market. great global stage of mobility; Electricity by continuing our commitment to using Formula E as a testing ground for new, more advanced technologies. sustainable. Recharging Gen3 cars will provide us with more energy. Valuable information on charging in a competitive environment with a high level of use. The experience and knowledge gained will be used to continuously improve ABB charging stations for customers and users.

Jamie Reigle, CEO of Formula And, he added:

Technical progress and sustainable innovation are the cornerstones of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Our partnership with ABB is built on a shared commitment to advancing mobility in the workplace. electricity and we are delighted that ABB will supply the electricity. advanced charging systems for our race teams in Gen3. ABB's mobile charging stations are the industry standard and will be a key infrastructure for running the championship. We look forward to showcasing ABB's charging stations during the championship and demonstrating that high performance and sustainability can be achieved throughout the championship. can coexist without compromise.

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