Electric vehicles

Nexans to deliver AGICITY® EV charging stations for Eiffage's corporate headquarters

Jan 11, 2021

  • 90 Agicity Duo EV charging stations will be deployed in the underground car park at Eiffage’s Vélizy headquarters to provide infrastructure capable of charging 180 vehicles simultaneously at 22 kW.

Paris, January 11, 2021 – Nexans has extended its long-standing partnership with Eiffage, one of France’s largest civil engineering companies, by winning a contract to supply electric vehicle charging stations for the company’s Vélizy headquarters. The underground carpark at the site in the south-western suburbs of Paris will be fitted with Nexans Agicity Duo charging stations capable of charging 180 vehicles simultaneously.

The electric vehicle (EV) charging system will be based on 90 dual-outlet Agicity Duo wall-mounted units capable of charging EVs at up to 22 kilowatt (kW) and compatible with all vehicles on the market. The charging stations are also compatible with remote control, in order to provide Eiffage with reliable charging operations thanks to real-time remote diagnostics and supervision functions. The supervisory software also enables dynamic load balancing to intelligently adjust the power output from each unit according to the total load on the distribution network

“ Eiffage aims to reduce total emissions across the entire value chain of our businesses. And we are taking the lead by reducing our own carbon emissions significantly. Enabling staff and visitors at our headquarters to use EVs is an important step in this initiative. Nexans is a key partner for cables used in our construction projects. Their growing reputation as an innovative developer of charging solutions therefore made them a natural partner for this very important project much closer to home. ”

Yann Lucas

Project manager responsible for the charging solutions at Eiffage’s headquarters

The Eiffage project will be carried out by Nexans Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions (EVCS) which is recognized as a developer of innovative charging solutions for specific applications, building on a decade of experience in the electro-mobility sector. Nexans EVCS provides a complete service across the technology value chain from design and manufacturing to technical support. It is based in Donchery, in the Ardennes region of northern France, from where it supplies both AC and DC charging stations, together with associated services.

“ This contract is a perfect demonstration of the level of trust and partnership that Nexans has developed with its customers with Eiffage entrusting us to deliver the complete EV charging stations for its headquarters. It also shows how Nexans is evolving to support the global energy transition by building on our expertise in cables to offer complete electrification solutions. ”

Jean-Louis Tisnès

Commercial director of Nexans EVCS

Nexans will supply the 90 Agicity Duo charging stations and will also work with Eiffage Energie Systèmes to commission them, starting in the first quarter of 2021.

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