STALOWA WOLA BUYS TEN SOLARIS ELECTRIC BUSES
Ten Solaris Urbino 8,9 LE electric buses are to join the municipal fleet of Stalowa Wola in the Podkarpackie region of Poland.
In accordance with the tender announced in April 2017, the municipality will purchase a total of 19 buses, 10 of which are battery vehicles and the remaining nine are conventional diesel buses.
The battery vehicles have been chosen for their ecological properties and lower operation costs. The order also includes the infrastructure necessary for the charging of the vehicles.
According to the contract signed on 28 September 2017, the electric Solaris buses will be delivered to Stalowa Wola in the Spring of 2018. Three pantograph charging stations which will charge the vehicles on the route and five stationary, double output depot chargers will be delivered by the Polish company Ekoenergetyka-Polska.
Each of the vehicles ordered will be equipped with a 160kW central traction motor and electric power stored in four batteries of a total capacity of 160kWh. They will be able to be charged via a plug-in socket or with a 200kW pantograph charger.