Electric Buses Training


  
  
 
 
  • Training
12/12/2018
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14/12/2018
Belgrade
  • Serbia

About: 

Objectives

 
Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies and compare their benefits and drawbacks
Understand how to get value from electric buses looking at their economic, environmental and societal feasibility
Learn from experience on how to implement and run electric bus lines successfully
Understand the implications for operations and infrastructure
Learn about the implementation and running of electric buses
Discuss the performance of an electric bus solution with a practical application during our dedicated workshop
 

Target audience

 
Project managers, engineers and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation and the running of electric buses
Staff from public transport or authorities planning to extend a fully-electric solution to the core part of the urban bus network
Staff from the bus industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of electric buses
Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electric buses and eager to learn more from international best practice
 

Methodology

 
Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main aspects of electric buses and learn from successful best practice
Participate to interactive plenary sessions with introduction by course leaders, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants
Challenge your practical knowledge on the technology, the implementation and the running of electric buses
Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views
Participate to workshops allowing you to apply on a concrete case the main principles and tools learned
Benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals
 

Inspiring Trainers

 
Our skilful trainers are composed of international experts and professionals with extensive experience and knowledge in the strategic, operational and technological areas of electric buses.
 

Speakers: 

Jen Fongers, Former Bus Services Manager of RET (Public Transport Operator) and Senior Bus Advisor, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

Gradimir Stefanovic , Managing Director, GSTC Ltd

Emre KIRAN, Training Manager, UITP, Belgium

 

 

Programme: 

Day 1

 
09.00 Welcome Speech 
[Prof. Dr Slaven TICA, Honorary Vice President, UITP, Head of Department for Road and Urban Transport, FTTE]
 
09.15 Introduction to the course 
[Emre KIRAN, Training Manager, UITP]
 
09.30 Session 1: Introduction: An electric solution for urban bus networks
[Gradimir Stefanovic , Managing Director, GSTC Ltd]
What is an electric bus and how can electric buses contribute to making public transport network competitive and our cities sustainable? What are the drivers and barriers when it comes to the choice of technology? How can it affect the institutional organisation and governance in a city?
 
10.00 Session 2A: Configurations and Innovations in the urban bus sector
[Jen FONGERS, Senior Advisor Bus.]  
 
Bus architecture (modularity), sustainability, the fuel/energy choice, Bus systems like Bus Rapid Transit. Electric buses and latest developments
 
10.30 Coffee break 
 
11.00 Session 2A: Configurations and Innovations in the urban bus sector
[Jen FONGERS, Senior Advisor Bus.] 
 
 
11.30 Session 2B: E-Buses, The market, Hybrid, Charging Infrastructure and Cases
[Jen FONGERS, Senior Advisor Bus.] 
 
This session will give an overview of the market. Looking to auxiliaries and related technologies used to run electric busses, whether it be the installation (and running) of charging infrastructure, (the impact on information technology systems), driver assistance and standardisation. Some actual examples of implementation.
 
12.30 Lunch
 
 
 
13.30 Session 3A: Fuel cell and Battery Technologies for Electric Bus 
[Jen FONGERS, Senior Advisor Bus.] 
 
Explanation of the fuel cell principle and practice.  Batteries technologies – cell type and life time.  Battery behaviour and management systems.  Safety aspects.
 
14.15 Session 3B: Fuel cell and Battery Technologies for Electric Bus 
 
LTO technologies and why comparison this technology with others lithium Ion for flash charging technology
 
14.45 Session 4: Electric Bus in Belgrade
[Prof. Dr Predrag ŽIVANOVIĆ & Prof. Dr Stanko BAJČETIĆ, FTTE - University of Belgrade - Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering] 
 
Overview of the first electric bus line in Belgrade from design to full operating phase (from idea to realization). First two years in KPIs.
 
15.30 Coffee break
 
16.00 Session 4: Workshop
 
17.00 End of the day 
 
19.00 Group Dinner 
 

Day 2

 
9.00 Session 5A: The impact on operations
[Slobodan MISANOVIC, Project Manager GSP - Beograd] 
 
From line management and maintenance to training of personnel, driving and safety, the operations of a fully electric bus line differs substantially from that of a traditional bus line. The importance of studying the initial operational needs are key to successfully introducing electric buses, as much as the design and dimensioning of the line according to the energy supply and usage. International best practice will present return on experience from the operation of electric fleets across Europe and the world.  
 
10.00 Session 5B: Operational Experience with Electric Buses- Budapest Case
[Laszlo Szedlmajer, Operational deputy CEO, BKV Ltd] 
 
The main focus of the 2 years of operation - charging of the batteries, and find the optimal BMS (Battery Management System) working in cooperation of operator (BKV Ltd) and the supplier
 
10.30 Coffee break 
 
 
11.00 Session 6: LCC and Procurement 
[Jen FONGERS, Senior Advisor Bus.]  
 
To understand the Life Cycle Cost of the investment is vital for decision making. 
There are also procurement principles. A Tender procedure, advised by UITP, will be presented in order to get an organised procurement process.
 
 
12.30 Lunch
 
13.30 Session 7A: The power of data in electric bus operations
[Gradimir Stefanovic , Managing Director, GSTC Ltd]
 
This session will give an overview of the importance of the data and data management in Electric Bus operations.
 
14.15: Session 7B : New Technologies and Electric solution, the Ultracapacitor electric bus solution
[Kalina Todorova, Head of Procurement ,Chariot]
What are the latest trends and what are the new technologies about the electric bus business? What are new topics that we will be discussing in near future?
 
15.30 Coffee break 
 
16.00 Workshop presentations
 
Questions - Conclusions and distribution of certificates
 
17.00 End of the day
 

Day 3

09.00 Demonstration of electric buses in Belgrade 
 
12.00 End of course

Practical information: 

Venue Address:

 
University of Belgrade 
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering,
Vojvode Stepe 305, Serbia
 

For more information please contact:

M. Emre KIRAN

UITP Training Manager

Emre.Kiran@uitp.org

Speakers: 

Jen Fongers, Former Bus Services Manager of RET (Public Transport Operator) and Senior Bus Advisor, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

Gradimir Stefanovic , Managing Director, GSTC Ltd

Emre KIRAN, Training Manager, UITP, Belgium

 

 

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