Sofia’s transport company plans to procure electric buses and install charging stations

Photo: Pixabay


August 11, 2017






August 11, 2017





Sofia Electrical Transport Company plans to acquire electric buses and install charging infrastructure in the Bulgarian capital.

To this end, the company which operates tram and trolley transport in Sofia plans to procure 30 fully electric buses with fast charging technology and 12 charging stations.

The project is worth EUR 17.64 million, and the SETC intends to use proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance it.

The buses and charging stations will be procured in two tranches of 15 buses and 6 charging stations, and tender is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2017.

General procurement notices was published on August 10 by the EBRD. The closing date is August 10, 2018.

Comments (0)

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Enter Your Comment
Please wait... Please fill in the required fields. There seems to be an error, please refresh the page and try again. Your comment has been sent.

Related Articles

EU Alliance for Zero Emission Aviationhydrogen electrification

EU’s Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation to work on hydrogen, electrification

27 June 2022 - The EU said the Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation would accelerate the development of electric and hydrogen-powered aircraft

European Parliament delays decision carbon border tax CBAM

European Parliament delays decision to introduce carbon border tax – CBAM

08 June 2022 - The European Parliament rejected a set of law proposals within the Fit-for-55 climate package including the CBAM carbon border tax scheme

Priority new Government Slovenia energy crisis

Priority of new Government of Slovenia is to tackle energy crisis

06 June 2022 - Prime Minister Robert Golob promised everyone would take their fair share of the burden from rising food and energy prices

Croatian supercar maker Rimac gets EUR 500 million from investors

Croatian supercar maker Rimac gets EUR 500 million from investors

01 June 2022 - Croatian electric vehicle producer Rimac Group's estimated valuation increased to more than EUR 2 billion