Delta Electronics announced today that it will provide high efficiency Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions for the Ishavsveien charging network in Norway. Delta offers two DC Quick Chargers that provide 50-500V DC / 50kW output power with among the world’s highest efficiency. The first stretch of the Ishavsveien charging network will service the E6 road between Oslo and the Swedish border, and will feature universal charging stations with Delta’s EV charging solutions for all the EVs available on the market today.
Mr. Jackie Chang, president and general manager of Delta Electronics EMEA said, “As a world-leading power management solutions provider, Delta is happy to fully support the initiative of the Norwegian government with our high efficiency EV charging solutions. Delta’s DC Quick Chargers are easy to install, easy to use and easy to maintain. Every Delta DC Quick Charger achieves close to 95% high efficiency to help save up to 23 MWh of energy annually and reduce 14 tons of CO2 emissions compared with standard 90% efficiency chargers. With Delta’s global operations and service network in Europe, we are working with governments to cross the last mile of EV charging.”
Delta’s DC Quick Charger has received CHAdeMO standard certification, the global industry standard for quick charging, which regulates the charging interface, electrical signals, communication protocol, charging sequence, and safety mechanism. The DC Quick Charger provides a user-friendly interface through a 12″ LCD touch screen and offers customers the convenience of full start and stop charging control from an authorized RFID smart card. Its network functionality seamlessly integrates backend service to update customers on charging information through their handheld devices.
Norway is one of the first countries in the world to successfully adopt electric mobility, having the highest number of pure electric vehicles per inhabitant and with economic policies strongly stimulating purchase, import, production and development of such vehicles. With the Ishavsveien charging project Delta is fulfilling its mission “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow”. Delta continues to develop smart-grid enabled residential electric vehicle chargers that allow the quick deployment of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.