Smart Electric Urban Logistics (SEUL)

Thursday 28th November 2019
13:30  -  14:00

Theatre :  Built Environment, Technology and Innovation  Case Studies  UPS 

T3

This presentation will give an overview of UPS’ central London fleet electrification project and the smart charging solution UK Power Networks Services implemented.

UK Power Networks Services has designed, developed, and implemented a smart electric vehicle charging system, integrating energy storage and active network management, to power UPS’s central London delivery fleet for what is believed to be the first time in the world on this scale.

Freight electric vehicles, like those used by UPS, can use up to ten times as much power as a typical home when charging. This means that charging large numbers of trucks simultaneously puts significant demand on the depot’s electricity supply.

In a major new technological advance, this project enables UPS to increase the number of 7.5-tonne electric trucks operating from its London site from 65 to all 170, without the need for the usual expensive upgrade to the power supply connection.

Claire Thompson-Sage, Sustainable Develoment Co-ordinator, UPSClaire Thompson-Sage Sustainable Development Co-ordinator
UPS Ltd
Jonathan Bassett - Technology and Innovation Consultant, UK Power Networks ServicesJonathan Bassett Technology & Innovation Consultant
UK Power Networks Services

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