ubitricity makes the first step towards providing EV charging and billing solutions for the Greater Bay Area and China
Berlin, 15th September 2020: MECOM Power and Construction Limited, and ubitricity Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH collaborate for a strategic alliance for EV charging and billing solutions. The EV charging and billing solutions will be based on ubitricity’s patented Mobile Metering and intelligent charging technology and MECOM’s strong expertise as an engineering and construction leader.
MECOM and ubitricity join forces by tasking a mutual project team with selected industry experts to drive forward the roll-out of EV charging and billing solutions in the electric mobility industry in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
The Greater Bay Area in the Pearl River Delta includes eleven cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Hong Kong, and Macau with a combined population of over 69 million people. As the designated green tech megacity of the APAC region, it covers 15% of China’s GDP and is home to China’s biggest producers for New Energy Vehicles (NEV). At the same time, it is one of the world’s leading regions for EV adaption and the electrification of mobility.
“We know how important the coming years are for e-mobility and believe in a promising economical future of the technology in that industry. With our new partner ubitricity we are well-prepared to play a bigger role for EV infrastructure in the Greater Bay Area.” – Mr. Sou Kun Tou, Executive Director and CEO of MECOM Power and Construction Limited.
“The Greater Bay Area with Macau, Hong Kong and the mainland district Guangdong offers an immense opportunity for the ubitricity EV charging and billing solutions. We are delighted to join this new alliance with a very experienced partner and look forward to driving the EV and e-mobility business forward with combined expertise. After having successfully entered the UK market with our shareholder Siemens we are now a leading EV charging network in the market, partnerships like this one are an important element in our expansion strategy.” – Lex Hartman, CEO of ubitricity.
ubitricity is the leading charge point operator in the UK and hosts a network of over 6,000 public charge points. Supplying lamppost, bollard, fast and rapid charge point solutions, ubitricity works alongside local authorities to expand public charging infrastructure inline with residents’ needs. Based in Berlin and London the company also operates in other European countries such as Germany and France. ubitricity is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group
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