ubitricity makes the first step towards providing EV charging and billing solutions for the Greater Bay Area and China
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.
MECOM Power and Construction Limited is a renowned integrated construction engineering contractor in Macau specializing in undertaking highly challenging and complex structural construction works project, high voltage power substation construction projects and facilities management maintenance works for large scale hotel/entertainment venues.
ubitricity – Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH ubitricity stems from “ubiquitous electricity” and it’s the company’s mission to provide “Electricity, for Everyone, Everywhere” through its range of intelligent solutions for charging and billing electric cars. ubitricity Group was established in 2008 in its headquarters in Berlin, Germany. Internationally, ubitricity is one of the largest EV charge point operators in the UK with over 2,000 on-street charge points. With the patented Mobile Metering system and the concept of digital smart grid management, ubitricity furthermore brings the EV into the center of the value creation of charging and the flexibility potential of the EV battery. The company has received investment from several strategic investors including Heinz Dürr Invest GmbH, EDF Deutschland GmbH, next47 GmbH (Siemens) and Honda Motor Company.