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DOVER FUELING SOLUTIONS, ABB PARTNER ON EV CHARGING

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) and ABB recently partnered to bring electric vehicle (EV) chargers to locations in Europe, DFS announced.

Adding DC high-power and fast chargers to its product portfolio means DFS can deliver a complete forecourt offering to European retail sites, where the chargers can be integrated into existing DFS on-site equipment such as the Tokheim Fuel POS system using Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP). OCPP enables connection to value-added services on-site, such as DFS payment and media applications.

“The incremental growth of electric vehicles will continue in line with local government policy and public demand for a cleaner environment,” said Lise-Lotte Nordholm, vice president of the dispenser business unit at DFS. “DFS continues to explore new avenues for alternative energy provision and believes that ABB is a great strategic partner to help our business advance in this area.”

ABB is a global leader in EV charging infrastructure, having sold more than 11,000 DC fast chargers across 76 countries. With a comprehensive charging portfolio, ABB offers solutions that fit seamlessly with most fuel retail sites. ABB’s Terra HP offers a charging power of 150-350 kW. Ideally suited for use at highway rest stops and petrol stations, Terra HP’s ultrahigh current has the capacity to charge 400-volt and 800-volt cars at full power and can deliver up to 200 kilometers of range in eight minutes. Meanwhile, the 50-kW Terra 54 can offer an output range of up to 920 volts, ensuring it can support all existing 500-volt battery EVs, plus the next generation of high-voltage EVs.

The Terra charger is certified for compliance with IEC 61000 EMV Class B for operations on petrol stations, proving it completely safe in all areas on-site.

DFS, part of Dover Corp., is composed of ClearView, Fairbanks, OPW Fuel Management Systems, ProGauge, Tokheim and Wayne Fueling Systems. The company delivers advanced fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management solutions to customers worldwide. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, DFS has manufacturing facilities in Brazil, China, India, Italy, the U.K. and U.S.