Mobility

Advanced charger for electric cars installed at Krka

Photo: www.no-krka.hr

Published

September 12, 2016

Country

Comments

0

Share

Published:

September 12, 2016

Country:

Comments:

0

Share

A protected area in Croatia is the first in Europe to introduce a multiformat charger for electric cars.

The management of the Public Institute of Krka National Park purchased five electric and hybrid vehicles and introduced the accompanying unit last week. It financed the project through the Green Line programme of the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (FZOEU) and the Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection. The project is intended for public institutes managing protected areas, national parks, and nature parks.

The cars, which cost EUR 159,000, were 80% co-financed by the FZOEU. They consume power worth about HRK 10 (EUR 1.34) per 60 kilometres. The existing one at Lozovac and the next one at the new information centre at Laškovica above Roški slap are financed from own funds with EUR 53,400. The plan is to install two more after that and, furthermore, to replace all the buses for visitors with environmentally friendly vehicles.

The electric vehicle filling infrastructure is a Terra DC 53 multi-standard 50 kW modular station for rapid filling with one, two or three plugs in multi-protocol – CCS, CHAdeMO and rapid AC. “The filling stations are equipped with internet applications that enable customers to simply hook up their devices to a range of software systems such as databases, payment platforms or intelligent energy network systems. This enables remote monitoring, maintenance and functionality add-ons. The working temperature is from -35°C to +50°C,” stated Aleksandar Radosavljević, representative of ABB d.o.o., the Swedish-Swiss company’s subsidiary based in Zagreb. According to the latest data, there are more than a hundred filling stations in Croatia, with an intensive growth trend, the national park’s statement said.

The area lies within the Šibenik-Knin County and covers a total area of 109 square kilometres of Krka river’s basin and the lower course of the Čikola river.

Related Articles

EBRD reiterates commitment to Western Balkans decarbonization

EBRD reiterates commitment to Western Balkans decarbonization

27 February 2024 - EBRD intends to expand its activities in the Western Balkans, but it warned that private investment and EU funding imply reforms

sarajevo urban mobility MOBILITIES for eu project

Sarajevo to develop green mobility as part of group of European cities

22 February 2024 - Together with Madrid, Dresden, Ioannina, Trenčín, Espoo and Gdańsk, the capital of BiH strives to reduce pollution and improve citizens' health

project 3 mobility mobileye autonomous vehicle

P3, Mobileye to cooperate on autonomous vehicles: testing planned in Zagreb in 2024

14 February 2024 - Mobileye, a global leader in autonomous driving solutions, and P3 have announced a collaboration to explore a new mobility service

project 3 mobility rimac

Project 3 Mobility secures EUR 100 million for autonomous electric robotaxi

08 February 2024 - Croatian start-up Project 3 Mobility was set up by Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili, and Rimac Group