GVB, the local public transport operator in Amsterdam has chosen The Mobility House to meet its charging management needs for its 159 electric buses. Specifically, the Dutch entity relied on the ChargePilot solution and so by the end of the year the 159 e-buses, will be recharged at the190 continuous charging (DC) points.
The one between GVB and The Mobility House is actually a partnership that started last year, as the capital’s operator has chosen the German company for Amsterdam’s central station since 2022: the collaboration pact now expands to six more depots across the city. This is a necessary step toward achieving the goal of making the entire bus fleet completely emission-free by 2025.
ChargePilot, The Mobility House’s solution for GVB
ChargePilot’s fast response time to network changes, independence from a stable internet connection, and data security ensure reliable and fail-safe load management. This data includes the battery level status at the time of arrival, the desired state of charge when the destination is reached, and the need for preconditioning according to VDV 261 and ISO 15118. With this information, connected systems can manage and monitor individual charging processes and ensure that each bus is ready for use at the start of service.
«We are proud that the project at Amsterdam Central Station has convinced GVB to use ChargePilot in the rest of the city too and to take a smart approach to charging its buses. We are looking forward to further expanding our successful cooperative relationship and to using many of our software features, such as optimizing charging power based on current electricity prices», explained Jan Winkler, Senior Business Development Manager at The Mobility House.