Circontrol’s Master-Slave System Charges Electric Vehicles Participating at the First EcoTrobada in Alp

Seven charging points were installed to charge 25 electric vehicles

Circontrol’s Master-Slave System

Last weekend 3rd Motorsport Festival Alp 2500, one of the most important events in the motoring world, was held in Alp, a town in Cerdanya located in the Pyrenees. For the first time among the organized activities, there was an EcoTrobada, a race for hybrid and electric vehicles. 25 hybrid and electric vehicles participated in this race. Circontrol installed seven charging points which charged all the participating vehicles.

Four Circontrol charging posts managed with a master-slave system were installed in Alp. These were one master and three slaves that provided seven charging three-phase points with 22kw power each. This solution is the most cost-effective way to manage a system with several slave chargers controlled by a single master. This system distributes the power supplied to multiple users using only one charger and reducing installation and maintenance costs.

Motorsport Alp, essential appointment in the motoring world

The 3rd Motorsport Festival Alp 2500 is one of the most important appointments of the motor that brought together various activities and had as its central point the VIII Pujada Alp 2500, scoring for the Spanish Mountain and Sportech Championships in Catalonia. All the activities were organized by Cerdanya Racing Club Esportiu and V-Line Org.

The electric vehicles, hybrids and alternative fuels joined the event and made the ascent route from Alp to Masella. The electric vehicles also added to the 3rd Sprint de la Cerdanya Rally, regularity test and scoring speed in Catalonia and Spain championships, the 3rd Alp 2500 Classics Concentration and Alp Legend (car rally and exhibition until the year 1999). The participation of electric vehicles in this kind of events contributes to their greater visibility and will be increasingly common when the use of the electric vehicle extends.

About Circontrol Circontrol

Circontrol is a company founded in 1997 with headquarters in Viladecavalls (Barcelona). Its parking division designs and manufacture a global solution for efficient parking (guidance system, LED Lighting, energetic efficiency). Its emobility division manufactures a wide range of EV charging solutions that covers all market needs: domestic charge, slow charge (AC) and quick charge (DC).

Circontrol has a strong presence in the international market, where an 80% of its sales are allocated. Nowadays you can find Circontrol solutions in 52 countries with 30.000 charging points and 400.000 parking spaces managed with CirPark systems. Service is also very important for Circontrol, this is the reason why bet on a qualified aftersales service and a constant training for Circontrol partners are in company’s DNA.

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