The Metropolitan City of Bari is a large area of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in South of Italy. It has a population of about 1.26 million inhabitants. The port of Bari is the largest port for passenger traffic of the Adriatic Sea and attracts a lot of visitors. Bari is along the “Scandinavian-Mediterranean” TEN-T Corridor.
The Metropolitan City of Bari is included in a project co-funded by Bank European of Investment that estimates the installation of 14,000 new charging points in the next five years in Italy. In the Metropolitan city of Bari there are currently more than 300 charging stations in operation and about 40 new charging stations are planned to be installed in one year.
Current problems related to charging in the area
Charging stations are not efficiently used and reservation is not available. Fast charging systems are not widespread.
Short description of the demonstrations
- User-friendly charging stations for passenger vehicles by ABB
- Enhanced route planner
- Enhanced booking service
- Enhanced information provision during charging
- Incentive schemes towards e-mobility sustainability (Incentive Platform)