In total, 16 units will be delivered by July 2021, which together with charging infrastructure (16 depot chargers and 4 pantograph charging stations) will cost €12 million ($13.1 million).
The high-power fast-charging pantograph station usually allows keeping the batteries at a high state of charge during the day, as the buses have to stop for a little break at the end of every route anyway.
It’s not the first order for Solaris from Romania, as previously the city of Cluj-Napoca received 41 Urbino 12 electric.
Solaris already sold (delivered or received orders) for about 1,000 battery-electric buses in 18 countries, which makes it one of the biggest suppliers in Europe.
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