Electric transport in Russia: production and infrastructure

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The topic of electric transport is gaining popularity lately. Events dedicated to the development of this topic are held at various venues. More often the format of such events is more of an engineering and expert nature. This is not bad, but not always enough for effective development on the ground.

The more valuable is the conference format

During the conference and informal communication, the participants shared their vision of the current situation, as well as discussed the necessary conditions for the development of the sector.

The conference was opened by a representative of the SEZ, who said that the conference is the first event within the framework of the partnership agreement between the SEZ and AETI and said that the localization of production of electric transport infrastructure components is of strategic interest for the SEZ.

In his opening remarks, the conference moderator

It was noted that commercial transport, which is more in need of charging infrastructure, can become a driver for the development of electric transport.

Then the floor was given to Larisa Mitrinskaya, Advisor to the General Director of the SEZ, who spoke about the structure, opportunities and prospects of the SEZ sites. It was noted that in addition to the production and transport and logistics infrastructure, the SEZ provides additional educational and marketing services. Note that the SEZ has its own customs point.

Elena Dmitrieva

According to Dmitrieva, at the end of 2020, Russia uses 11,000 electric vehicles, of which 4,000 are located in the Far East, installed

The Ministry of Industry and Trade also supports R&D and the organization of pilot production related to the infrastructure of electric transport.

Representative of the # Ministry of Economic Development Rustam Abulmambetov said that from the point of view of the Ministry, electric transport is promising and to synchronize the efforts of various departments, the Ministry has created an interdepartmental working group whose task is to synchronize targets and development plans.

One of the tasks of the concept for the development of electric transport is to understand what to focus on: lithium-ion batteries or hydrogen fuel cells. According to the Ministry of Economic Development, electric transport will be more relevant for cities, and hydrogen transport will be more in demand for long-distance transportation.

The task is to create a charging infrastructure at a faster pace —

It is also planned to amend the standards for the classification of cars by weight, which will make it possible to transfer small commercial vehicles to electric traction. The Ministry of Economic Development is a supporter of the creation of production consortia.

The ministry also believes that in order to stimulate the development of electric transport, it is necessary to introduce a state program to stimulate demand. And when localizing, focus on localization and R&D in the field of battery storage technologies.

The next speaker was the head of the Energy of Moscow project, Alexandra Shumskaya, whose sphere of responsibility also includes the charging infrastructure of the metropolis.

Alexandra spoke about the state of affairs with the charging infrastructure and what is planned to be done to increase the charging points. Moscow plans to transfer taxis to electric traction, as well as to develop electric car sharing. In addition, Moscow is introducing a number of preferences and support measures for electric vehicle owners. For the convenience of users, information and charging service is included in the Moscow transport application.

According to Shumskaya, the Moscow Government has a program for the development of the city’s charging infrastructure, so a private operator should contact the transport department to agree on the locations of its charging infrastructure with interested structures of the Moscow and Federal Governments.

In order for the products of charging station manufacturers to be included in the Moscow charging infrastructure development program, it is necessary to use the developed and approved design of charging stations.

According to Gordeeva, as a manufacturer of charging infrastructure, the department’s work system is transparent and customer-oriented.

Soin Georgy, head of the export development department of the ANO # mosprom center, began by saying that the green agenda is relevant to the foreign economic agenda, and that the center is ready to support manufacturers of infrastructure elements and electric transport.

Soin noted that the center provides assistance in overseas exhibition activities.

Soin also noted that export countries, even those related to developing ones, are now largely focused on the localization of technologies of interest to them.

Further on the site were residents of the SEZ, as well as participants in the electric transport industry.

Kirill Zhanaydarov, Head of the Transport Department, Skolkovo Foundation

Zhainoidarov noted the need to focus on the development of unmanned technologies in vehicles, as forecasts show an increase. Kirill noted the need to increase the localization of the «iron» part of electric vehicles: batteries, lidars, cameras, sensors, since now domestic developers are busy with more software.

The fund is ready to work with transport developers and infrastructure components, and is building relationships with systemic players in the electric and unmanned vehicles market.

Now the #skolkovo territory is focused on the movement of environmentally friendly transport: electric cars and fuel cell vehicles, electric buses run around the territory.

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The company is engaged in the creation and promotion of technologies that contribute to sustainable development. In Russia, the company focuses on the development of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. One of the directions of development is the unification of charging stations into groups and an increase in the intellectual component of charging stations, as well as for a control system and optimization of the charging infrastructure, which allows to reduce the climatic load.

The company is also developing and testing a system in which an electric car becomes an element of a home-use charging network.

Alexey Korshunov, commercial director of «Eltavr»

I spoke about investments in domestic electric transport!

Undercarriage components are installed from VAZ / UAZ, which greatly simplifies repairs, since these parts are always available and at a low price.

Charging from a regular outlet for 4-6 hours.

an electric truck and a bus is an environmentally friendly multifunctional transport, covering up to 150 km on a single charge.

One of the top priorities of our company is to ensure the safety of passengers in all electric vehicles we produce. When designing eco-cars, designers pay special attention to the controls, braking system and the strength of the machine structure.

We use highly efficient innovative asynchronous motors (without magnets and «brushes»), specially developed by our designers for electric vehicles, paired with powerful fail-safe gearboxes.

Mikhail Efimov, Avtospec JSC, EVC

The company is engaged in the repair and modernization of electric transport, as well as the secondary use of electric transport batteries as systems for the accumulation and storage of electricity.

Now the company is engaged in, among other things, the development of its own electric vehicle. One of the key problems is a compact, domestic 100 kW electric motor.

The company took part in the Matreshka project, developed a storage unit for the IZH electric car project

Stanislav AO ATM

The company is engaged in the production of supercapacitor type drives. The development of the company makes it possible to recover the braking energy of electric vehicles. In total, the development of the company makes it possible to reduce the intake of electricity from the city electric network by electric transport by up to 50%.

The solutions will allow to increase the distance of electric trains on non-electrified sections up to 140 km, and a smart battery management system will allow diesel locomotives to start at any temperature and save up to 50% of fuel consumption — diesel locomotives are now not shut down in parking lots during the cold season.

ATM drives use an ecological electrolyte that eliminates the problem and costs associated with disposal.

Dmitry Matvievsky — It charge

The company develops control systems for charging stations. According to the opinion and results of the analysis, the electric transport market shows strong growth with the appearance of state incentives for purchase.

Dmitry also noted the low awareness of the population in relation to electric transport …

Currently, the company is developing a protocol for the operation of charging stations, which will make it possible to create a universal mobile application.

Dmitry noted that the technological lag behind world leaders makes it possible to move forward, taking into account their mistakes.

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Vasiliev also spoke about the problems of organizing the production of charging infrastructure components in Russia. One of the reasons is the small volume of the Russian market.

In the discussion after the speech, the representative of the SEZ proposed to discuss the practice of customs clearance of imported components

Vladimir Khlebnikov — «Sail Electro»

The company is engaged in the development and production of inverters. The company started with the electric charging segment, followed by entry into the solar energy market.
The company enters international markets, where the issue of localization is not so acute.

At the very end of the event, the general director of the company «

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