Zeem Solutions to develop Long Beach electric charging site for drayage trucks

Zeem Solutions to develop Long Beach electric charging site for drayage trucks

The depot will feature a 15 MW capacity interconnection, with plans to scale up to two to three times that amount, to meet growing demand.

Zeem Solutions announced that it is developing a large capacity EV charging depot for electric drayage trucks serving the Port of Long Beach. The site will enable drayage truck companies operating from the San Pedro Bay Port complex to comply with new California zero-emission regulations, the company said.

The 2.7-acre Long Beach location is one minute from the Trainer Long Beach Terminal and just west of the Gerald Desmond Bridge.

The depot will feature a 15 MW capacity interconnection, with plans to scale up to two to three times that amount in the coming years to meet growing demand. The site will also initially contain 84 DC Fast Charger ports delivering up to 400 kW of power per port, and the ability to charge as many as 500 vehicles per 24-hour period, the company said.

The depot will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is scheduled to begin operations by early 2025. Zeem said it is pursuing agreements with multiple intermodal and logistics companies that plan to operate from the new site.

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