Zenobe helps power NatEx electric-deckers
Owner and operator of battery storage, Zenobe Energy, has aided the roll-out of National Express West Midlands’ fleet of 19 new ADL-BYD Enviro400 EV electric double-deckers.
Zenobe supplied the operator with an end-to-end solution including batteries, the charging system at the depot and a software platform to help optimise energy use. The company says this is the first example of a turnkey solution for fleet electrification.
Zenobe powers 25% of the EV bus market in the UK.
Steven Meersman, co-founder of Zenobe Energy, said: “We are delighted to see our partnership with National Express help improve air quality in Birmingham, our partner’s home city. Our solution is helping Birmingham and National Express meet net-zero commitments, reduce pollution and ultimately save lives.
“Our service-based model means we’re there for our partners throughout the journey, not just on day one. During an uncertain period, we hope our work alongside transport operators can help ensure that the UK continues working towards a cleaner, greener future.”
Martin Hancock, National Express Bus, Development Director, said: “By collaborating with Zenobe, we have been able to utilise a professional turnkey solution that has clearly demonstrated their position as a market leader in the field of battery supported charging infrastructure.”