Monday 19 October 2020

ABB's EV chargers to power Saudi residential compound

RIYADH, September 13, 2020

ABB, a global automation giant and a leader in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure sector, said the company has supplied its market-leading EV chargers to a premier residential compound located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 
The Safa 28 residential project is located at the Al Nada and Al Qairwan areas in Riyadh and is owned by the Safa Investment Company. It plans to establish 140 housing units within 10 buildings and then further expand to develop 921 buildings.
ABB said as per the deal, it is providing two kinds of chargers - 13 ‘AC Terra single-phase 7.4 kW and 4 ‘AC Terra three-phase 22 kW’ - for the project, which are set to be installed within 12 weeks. 
The 13 ‘AC Terra single-phase 7.4 kW chargers will be installed in the basement of the buildings for the apartments and the four  ‘AC Terra three-phase  22kW  units with metering function and radio frequency identification (RFID) cards, which will be installed for the villas.
ABB Local Business Manager (Saudi Arabia) Ahmad Alhussein said: "The most convenient place to charge your car is in the home. ABB offers easy to install EV chargers for the home, with all the components needed for smart home integration available from a single, trusted supplier."
"ABB home chargers are integrated with safety features for the protection of people and their electric vehicles," stated Alhussein.
This is the first residential charger project for ABB in Saudi Arabia, having previously supplied three of 50 KW Fast DC  chargers, he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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