THE TENDER OF ABB WAS PROCLAIMED SUCCESSFUL IN THE PROCUREMENT FOR QUICK CHARGING NETWORK AND OPERATOR SERVICE

 The tender submitted by ABB AS was proclaimed successful in the procurement for quick charging network of electric cars and its operator service announced by Foundation KredEx in the middle of August.

The price of the tender by ABB was 6.6 million euros excluding VAT. The price of the procurement contract may differ from the price of the tender depending on the actual number of devices to be installed, which may differ by +/-20% from the number of devices on which the tender was based.

The purpose of the procurement was to purchase about 200 quick chargers for electric cars with installation, maintenance and operator service necessary for the administration thereof for five years.

Tenders under the procurement were submitted by ABB AS, Japanese Hitachi Ltd, joint tenderers French Citelum and Japanese Marubeni Corporation and joint tenderers Ericsson Eesti AS and Fortum Asiakaspalvelu Oy.

Due to incompletely submitted documents, Hitachi Ltd did not qualify to participate in the procurement.

The charging network created by the procurement must be functional latest by October 31st, 2012.

The purpose of the charging infrastructure project is to create an all-Estonian network of quick charging points. Chargers shall be installed by the roads with dense traffic and to all the towns with over 5000 inhabitants. The distance between quick charging points by roads is approximately 40-60 km.

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    Estonia is the first country in the world constructing a charging network of electric cars