Vattenfall’s wireless charging station inaugurated on new electric bus route
"This cooperation is a tangible example of realising Vattenfall's strategy. The further electrification of the transport sector is one of the most important contributions to a climate-neutral Sweden." says Magnus Hall, CEO and President of Vattenfall.
Vattenfall owns and operates the charging station and supplies it with renewable electricity. Wireless bus stop charging means that the bus parks over a charging segment hidden in the road where charging takes place automatically. This charging solution is based on wireless inductive technology which is safe, efficient and environmentally friendly.
Sweden aims to have a fossil-free vehicle fleet by 2030. The electrification of public transport, and buses in particular, is crucial to reach this goal. The hybrid electric bus is 70 per cent more energy-efficient than a corresponding conventional diesel bus.
"Vattenfall wholeheartedly supports the objective of reducing emissions from the transport sector and it is a part of the company's future to offer customised charging infrastructure for electric buses," says Hall.