September 27, 2018 - 5:36 AM EDT
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Delta Becomes a Member of the EV100 Initiative to Promote Low-Carbon Transportation Worldwide

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced today it has joined the International Electric Vehicles Initiative EV100, becoming not only its first member from Taiwan, but also its first electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider member. Delta is committed to promoting the transition to low-carbon transportation and to addressing climate change by providing EV charging infrastructure at its own major operation facilities around the world by 2030, and by offering incentives to employees and customers to use EVs in their daily lives.

The EV100 is a global initiative launched by The Climate Group in 2017 to accelerate the low-carbon transition of transportation through companies and government organizations with global influence, and to meet the UN's target of less than a 2% increase in global temperature. Currently there are over 20 international companies that have responded to the initiative, including HP, Unilever, IKEA, and Baidu.

Delta's spokesperson and assistant vice-president of Corporate Sustainable Development, Mr. Jesse Chou, said, "E-mobility is an integral foundation of sustainable cities and we must accelerate its adoption. Delta, guided by its corporate mission, 'To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow', is continuously utilizing its core competencies in high-efficiency power electronics and system integration to develop not only smart energy infrastructure for cities, but also crucial automotive electronics for the world's leading EV manufacturers. Convenient EV charging stations influence our employees' attitudes and desire to make a difference. In fact, Delta has already installed more than 40 EV charging stations at its global headquarters, regional offices and manufacturing facilities. In addition, we further reduce carbon emissions by providing electric shuttles to employees in our factories."

In response to the global boom in EV charging networks, Delta has leveraged more than 40 years of technical capabilities in energy conversion and management to provide industry-leading EV charging solutions. It has recently commenced work on a trendsetting research program, with 50 percent cost-share by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to develop a solid-state transformer (SST)-based extreme fast EV charger (XFC) with industry-leading capacity up to 400 kW to facilitate capable EVs a 180-mile range with less than 10 minutes of charging. Early data and results from the program will offer automotive manufacturers, technology providers, cities and utilities with a broader understanding of how fast-charging will affect demand response efforts within specific circuits. The project will also provide insight into how renewable energy generation can be integrated to minimize the impact of XFCs on electricity grids.

About Delta

Delta, founded in 1971, is a global provider of power and thermal management solutions and a major player in several product segments such as industrial automation, displays, and networking. Its mission statement, "To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow," focuses on addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and innovative research and development, Delta's business domains include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure. Delta has 169 sales offices, 70 R&D centers and 38 manufacturing facilities worldwide.

Throughout its history, Delta has received many global awards and recognition for its business achievements, innovative technologies and dedication to corporate social responsibility. Since 2011, Delta has been listed on the DJSI World Index of Dow Jones Sustainability™ Indices for 8 consecutive years. In 2017, Delta was selected by CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) for its Climate Change Leadership Level for the 2nd consecutive year.

For detailed information about Delta, please visit: www.deltaww.com

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