NTT DATA Singapore (NTT DATA), a unit of the Japan-based telecommunications firm NTT Group, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem orchestrator EV-Electric Charging Pte Ltd. (EVe), a subsidiary of the Land Transport Authority (LTA).
NTT DATA said in a statement that under the partnership, the firm will provide an innovative data platform, bolstering EVe’s mission to deploy a nationwide network of electric vehicle charging points (EVCP) in Singapore and upgrade the supporting electrical infrastructure.
According to the statement, this collaboration aims to facilitate seamless EV charging experiences and create actionable insights for the rapidly evolving EV landscape.
It said NTT DATA emerged as the ideal partner, winning the tender through a compelling proposal and a track record of success in the EV domain globally.
“We are delighted to collaborate with EV-Electric Charging Pte. Ltd. (EVe) to deploy a nation-wide EV charging network fueled by our industry-leading E-Mobility Data Platform,
It is noted that EVe will be deploying EV chargers across nearly 2,000 Housing and Development Board (HDB) car parks in Singapore by 2025.
In recognition of the importance of data-driven insights for optimizing electric vehicle charging networks, EVe has chosen NTT DATA’s E-Mobility Data Platform, a key module of the NTT DATA Next Mobility Business Suite (NXT2).
This platform will aggregate information from EV Charging Operators (EVCO), analyze the data, and generate revenue-focused insights.
“This engagement is important for NTT DATA Group because it is a tangible example of how we can combine NTT DATA capabilities including deep industry capabilities and experience from Europe, regional domain & delivery expertise for EV-Electric Charging Pte. Ltd,
“This will be accelerated in the coming months, to elevate innovation & digitalization in APAC”, said Sai Sekar, Head of Global Industry at NTT DATA Corporation.
According to the statement, the partnership allows EVe to leverage this innovative solution to enhance operational efficiency, improve user experiences, and contribute to sustainability efforts.
“This project will allow EVe to harness real-time data insights across 2,000 HDB car parks, enabling us to enhance the user’s experience and make EV charging accessible everywhere, and available every day, every time,” said Derek Tan, Chief Executive Officer of EVe.
According to the statement, some of the key objectives of the E-Mobility Data Platform will include data aggregation, user experience enhancement, sustainability insights and scalability.
The platform will collect real-time EV charging utilization data, including usage patterns, station availability, and power consumption, enabling effective network monitoring and management.
It will offers intuitive and seamless UX/UI design for effortless navigation and enhanced user satisfaction.
By providing data on energy consumption and emissions reductions, the platform also quantifies and communicates EVe’s environmental impact, aligning with sustainability goals.
The platform is also designed to seamlessly accommodate EVe’s expanding network, the platform remains effective as the company scales up its charging infrastructure.
This strategic move is in line with NTT DATA’s commitment to studying emerging technologies and collaborating with clients on joint research and development projects.
“NTT DATA Singapore is immensely proud of this milestone win, and our extensive experience in managing complex EV projects worldwide has resonated with EVe’s requirements,” said Krishnappan Ramanathan, Managing Director, NTT DATA Singapore.
“Our expertise in data analytics enables us to craft tailored solutions that not only provide immediate value, but also offer scalability and future-proofing capabilities,
“This aligns seamlessly with EVe’s vision of creating a dynamic and sustainable EV ecosystem and we look forward to our collaboration and partnership in shaping the nationwide EV adoption journey in Singapore,” he added.
NTT DATA, is a global innovator of information technology (IT) and business services headquartered in Tokyo.
The organization helps clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, IT modernization, and managed services. It is serving in over fifty countries.
As a EV ecosystem, EVe orchestrates the roll-out of Singapore’s EV charging infrastructure.
The firm works with Charging Point Operators (CPOs) and the authorities to roll-out Singapore’s most expansive public EV charging network.