Efacec Electric Mobility is a company affiliated with the Efacec Power Solutions Group (Efacec Group), the largest Portuguese group in the electromechanical area. The Efacec Group has a global footprint on more tan 65 countries, employing more than 2330 persons, being around 200 of them full time in Research, Development and Innovation activities.
The Electric Mobility, leading Efacec participation in this project, is a worldwide manufacturer of Electric Vehicle charging solutions with many International references under operation in almost 50 countries, and offering a complete portfolio of Private, Public, Quick, Ultra-Fast and Wireless electric vehicle chargers.
Efacec Electric Mobility mission is to develop safe and clean energy solutions for the electric mobility market, being this INSULAE project a highly relevant context to pursue that mission.
The Efacec participation in this project will be led by Efacec Electric Mobility and supported by one other Efacec Power Solutions affiliated company denominated Efacec Energia, namely by its Power Systems Automation Business Unit (as a linked 3rd party). The Power Systems Automation Business Unit focuses its core business on solutions for Power Networks Management and Automation, as well as on Smart Grid systems, based on a philosophy of innovation and differentiation with a strong integration capability of diversified technological competences.
Nowadays, this BU has a vast portfolio of solutions that include distribution / transmission network management systems (SCADA/DMS/EMS), integrated substation command, control and protection systems, distribution automation, generation, power plants management systems (SCADA/EMS), renewable energy power plants dispatching, hydroelectric power plant automation, wind farms power plant automation, as well as a relevant portfolio for smart grids, including smart meters, data concentrators and advanced management and communication systems.
The contribution of Efacec to INSULAE project involves demonstrating solutions in the lighthouse island of Madeira (Portugal) namely in a Low-Voltage AC Micro Grid in a rural area of the island. Efacec contribution comprises: