ENGIE has been selected to install, operate and maintain the charging infrastructure for electric buses across 9 European countries.
ENGIE has been awarded the contract by Heliox for electric buses in the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the Netherlands and the UK.
The deal includes the provision of high-voltage EV charging electrical installation, civil works, power supply, interfaces with existing equipment on customer premises, and day-to-day operation and maintenance of the infrastructure.
Shankar Krishnamoorthy, executive vice president of ENGIE, said: “Mobility is one of the priority levers to achieve the zero-carbon transition. Thanks to our expertise in energy and complex infrastructure management, ENGIE is a key actor in sustainable mobility, including in public transport infrastructure. Our partnership with Heliox demonstrates our shared vision for the electrification of transport.”
Mark Smidt, managing director at Heliox Automotive BV, added: “Heliox is extending its charging infrastructure network around Europe and is looking for trusted and reliable partners to further sustain the operation of electric vehicle fleets of existing bus manufacturers. Signing this service framework agreement with ENGIE is a key step to prolong and intensify future cooperation.”