In cooperation with Nimble energy, C.S.CARGO brings the first high-capacity mobile energy-storage unit to the Czech Republic
At the end of last week, C.S.CARGO delivered to the Czech Republic the first high-capacity battery enabling storage and reuse of electricity. The mobile battery with capacity of 352 kWh, which was introduced by the Dutch manufacturer Alfen at the Intersolar trade fair last year, is a new innovation in the Czech Republic.
C.S.CARGO transported the high-capacity battery to the Czech Republic for the company Nimble energy and its customer CE Energy. The battery will serve to support the storage of electricity and as a power source in the event of unplanned outages. Thanks to its easy handling, the unit can be used according to current requirements as, for example, a more ecological alternative to diesel generators at music and other festivals.
“At C.S.CARGO, we have long striven to support sustainable development. One of the steps in that direction is, for example, annual replacement of the vehicle fleet so that our vehicles fulfil the strictest Euro 5 EEV and Euro 6 emissions norms. Therefore, we are pleased that we could carry out the transport of a battery that will help to overcome current obstacles and push development forward,” says Aziz Jahić, marketing director at C.S.CARGO.
At present, mobile high-capacity batteries are a possible solution ensuring use of energy on a larger scale – in connection with the operations of major companies, supporting the stability of distribution grids and at one-off events. The battery was manufactured in cooperation with BMW, as battery units from BMW i electric vehicles are used within it.
“Demand associated with the development of high-capacity batteries not only for alternative sources of energy is shifting to the Czech Republic. I believe that after returnable plastic beverage cups, which are now part of every larger festival, clean energy sources, such as mobile batteries, will become another feature of those kinds of events,” says Lubomír Kohout of Nimble energy.
“Every nation has its heroes. We will not forget”. For the republic’s centennial, C.S.CARGO is presenting the stories of heroes and heroines of the past century in cooperation with Memory of Nations
Prague, 24 October 2018 – In cooperation with Memory of Nations, C.S.CARGO has prepared a special project commemorating the 100th anniversary of the republic. In connection with the initials C.S. in the company’s name symbolising Czechoslavia, C.S.Cargo wants to celebrate the centennial in an original way, by giving ten of its trucks the names of ten heroes of the past century. It thus wants to expand everyday awareness of the actions of well-known and completely unknown people whose courage and steadfastness can serve as an example for everyone in every era. After all, the history of our nation is not formed only by people on a pedestal, but by each of us.
C.S.CARGO is a partner of the unique Memory of Nations YES/NO exhibiton, which is open for viewing in a special truck at Náměstí Míru in Prague until 19 October
C.S.CARGO is a partner of the Memory of Nations: YES/NO international exhibition, which is currently culminating at Náměstí Míru in Prague. The exhibition is housed in a truck and in a unique manner tells the story of people from various countries who became informants of the communist secret police or, conversely, bravely defied totalitarian power. The unusual truck previously passed through six European countries and reached the end of its journey in Prague. The exhibition is open to visitors free of charge until 19 October.
Aleš Willert becomes new general manager of the entire C.S.CARGO group. Petr Volák takes over management of the Czech company C.S.CARGO
Prague, 13 September 2018 – Aleš Willert, until recently the general manager of C.S.CARGO, became the general manager of the entire C.S.CARGO Holding a.s. group on 1 September. He was replaced at C.S.CARGO a.s. by Petr Volák. The purpose of these changes is to enhance synergies of all countries where C.S.CARGO operates, mutual cooperation and exploitation of business opportunities.
C.S.CARGO is a partner of this year’s edition of the Letní Letná international festival. The event featuring performances by foreign and Czech stars of contemporary circus will take place in Prague from 15 August to 2 September. In addition to the festival itself, C.S.CARGO is also a supporter of the spectacular opening of the festival in the form of an open air show titled De Nova Stella, which was created on the occasion of the festival’s fifteenth anniversary. This free show will be performed twice, on Wednesday, 15 August, and Thursday, 16 August.
Prague, 2 July 2018 – Last year, the revenues of C.S.CARGO Group, haulage and logistic services provider, went up to close to CZK 4.7 billion. The logistic services segment was a major contributor, as a result of a 40% increase of warehouse capacity, seconded by a higher demand for deliveries to Russia and all former CIS states. The Group also invested more than CZK 200 million in the upgrade of its fleet of trucks over the period.
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