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Formula E Triumphs in New York With Energy by Enel X

A new page was written in the history of motor racing: it starts with a capital E for Electricity, Ecology and Enel X

Published on JULY 19, 2018

Clean, Green Racing Thrills New Yorkers

There was no lack of breathtaking driving skills and neck and neck challenges in the closing race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship that took place last weekend in New York City. The first car to cross the finish line of the final race was driven by Jean-Éric Vergne, the 28-year-old French driver who last Saturday became the new ABB FIA Formula E World Champion. This was a branded success for Enel X, the Official Smart Charging Partner of the championship for zero emission single-seaters.

Enel X’s Solutions: Smart Meters, Storage, and Juice Stations

The winners’ podium of the three-day, zero-impact Grand Prix in New York featured all the tones of Enel X purple, which colored the thrilling competition with its solutions. The trackside smart meters and large storage systems paved the way for the Enel X charging infrastructures: Enel X JuiceStation Fast and Enel X JuiceBox. JuiceStation Fast is capable of charging two vehicles at the same time in just 30 minutes. The latest generation infrastructure has a capacity of up to 50 kW and is equipped with 3G connectivity for remote monitoring and maintenance. Enel X JuiceBox is the home charging station for private garages, where owners can charge their e-vehicles simply and conveniently.
EV Charging Stations

EV Charging Stations

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Innovation and Sustainability in the City That Never Sleeps

Innovation and Sustainability

Innovation and Sustainability

Leading the way to climate-proof technological transformation

The thrilling race passed through the Cruise Terminal in the ex-industrial area of Red Hook, in the heart of Brooklyn in a celebration of innovation and sustainability, the cornerstones of the Enel X philosophy. The 20 electric single-seaters raced at over 200 km/h along the city circuit, passing departure docks for cruise ships, lofts and art galleries in an area that embodies urban transformation. New York, the city that never sleeps, is a metropolis in constant evolution and one that is focusing on e-mobility. Only last year, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a project to install charging hubs for e-vehicles in each of the city’s five boroughs, adding that 20% of registered cars will be electric by 2015.

A Central Role

The technological solutions provided by Enel X played a central role not only on the circuit, but also during events aimed at guests, partners and employees. The agenda included a tour of the Marcus Garvey Village in Brooklyn, a residential complex of 625 apartments served by a microgrid powered by solar energy and equipped with a storage system -- a perfect example of the expertise and commitment of Enel X in the field of renewable energy sources and advanced technologies.