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Actemium helps Birmingham airport buses go electric

Actemium Coventry installs Landside Fast Charging systems and Rapid Chargers for Birmingham airport all intended to supply the new fleet of all-electric Volvo buses- one of the first projects of its kind in the UK.

From ABB’s recent press release: “Due to the requirement for 24/7 operation, each of the Volvo 7900e buses will be recharged en-route via two ABB 300kW opportunity charging pantographs installed outside the airport terminal. Charging will take two to six minutes to complete, providing flexibility and enabling continuous operation for the electric buses without having to spend time in the depot being ‘topped up’ with power.”

From Nick Chambers (Business Unit General Manager, Actemium Coventry): “Actemium has great pleasure in sharing the time-lapse video for the installation of 2 x Pantograph Charging Stations at Birmingham Airport. The video provides a real insight into the excellent teamwork demonstrated by all teams involved. A truly iconic project to be involved in and delivered on time. We look forward to assisting with many more Electric Bus Charging Solutions in the years to come.

For more information, please contact Nick Chambers.