Electric Vehicle Charging with Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas has developed a best-in-class Electric Vehicle Charging team and continues to invest heavily to be a preferred strategic partner of Electric Vehicle Charging deployments worldwide.
Transportation in the U.S. is becoming more sustainable, competitive, and innovative. Fleet Electrification produces no harmful emissions and is less expensive to fuel and maintain. As light-duty electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to grow, fleet and sustainability managers are counting on advances in power electronics, battery prices, and battery performance to mainstream medium and heavy-duty vehicle electrification. BV is at the helm to help implement fleet electrification programs.
BV continues to evaluate evolving needs and provide planning, professional design, project management, and construction consulting for EV Charging and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) programs. BV offers turnkey installs, warranty walks, testing & verification, and routine maintenance inspections. Please click on the service links below to learn more
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Site identification and validation based on requirements, research, and demographics. Provide a concept plan for evaluation. BV knows careful consideration of physical space and power supply is critical.
Validate constructability and collect site specific data including easements, zoning, and existing power sources. Managers will need to consider charging connectors, charging speeds, and networking capabilities.
Provide proposed layout and specification to the landowner for approval. Determine types of chargers to be installed on-site (Level I, Level 2, DCFC). It’s important to consider growth over 5-10 years (and longer)to anticipate power capacity for a facility.
Utility Coordination & Due Diligence
Utility Coordination & Due Diligence
Confirm civil, electrical, permit, and plan check requirements. Discuss with local municipality about grading, parking configuration, lighting, ADA, security, and site power issues. Determine charging loads and power delivery. Determine micro-grid technology if applicable. Due diligence with local governing agencies and utilities to determine process and application requirements.
Design, Design Review & Engineering
Develop construction documents (Civil, Architectural, Structural, and Electrical). Plans and specifications are based on customer, property owners, EVC manufacturer, AHJ's, and local utility company. Create scope of work that meets specifications and bid to multiple contractors. Review bids with client and award based on best value.
Construction Project Management & Bidding
Coordinate project stakeholders including designers, contractors, property owners, AHJ's, and utilities. Provide site visits, construction management, and QA/QC.
Create scope of work that meets specifications and bid to multiple contractors. Review bids with client and award based on best value.
Commissioning & Closeout
Create punch list, manage completion of project, and recommend payment/retainage release. Perform M&V as part of Commissioning process upon energization to confirm operability is per specifications
BV offers Turnkey construction and installation for your EV project. Our solutions drastically simplify EV projects for all types of EV owner.
Once your project is near completion, we will walk through the project sites with you to help you learn about maintenance and upkeep responsibilities that are very important to the lifecycle of your EV Charging facility.
GO BACK PROGRAM
Once your site is close to completion, BV will complete a Go-Back Program where we'll ensure your equipment is running well, that equipment is explained; we'll go over each detail until you're comfortable and understand warranty and post-warranty and regular maintenance details.
TESTING & VERIFICATION
BV Is here to that your EV Charging stations can pass all testing and verification to ensure the continued adoption of electric vehicles, a seamless charging experience with any vehicle and supply equipment is important. For this reason, strict standard conformance is at the core to achieve seamless interoperability of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), vehicles, and back-office systems.
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONS
Once installed, BV facilitates a digitized maintenance program that includes planned and preventative monitoring and routine corrective, cost-saving procedures.
FLEET ELECTRIFICATION PLANNING
At BV, we know that Fleet managers face challenges in electrifying their fleet. Bureau Veritas can offer the support needed for the deployment of fleet-ready EV charging stations and we provide site planning, design, and consultation to upgrade infrastructure for additional electrical load. BV helps to find solutions to maximize utilization and minimize costs to operate and monitor the fleet of EVs. Learn More about Fleet Electrification here!