Blue Applications

The Group produces and sells electricity storage solutions for both mobile and stationary use, ranging from the production of electric vehicles and the creation of car-sharing systems to complete solutions to produce, store and distribute decentralized, clean and free electricity, via solar energy, particularly in Africa.
In addition, the Group subsidiaries IER and Polyconseil play an important role in the success of electricity storage applications.

 

Mobile applications from Blue Applications

BLUECAR®,
Bolloré Group has joined forces with the famous Turin coach-builder, Pininfarina, to produce the Bluecar®. Running on an LMP® (Lithium Metal Polymer) battery, this four-seater electric city car has a range of 250 km and offers maximum safety.

AUTOLIB', BLUECARSHARING
Launched on December 5, 2011, Autolib' operated by the Bolloré Group as part of a public service delegation contract, enjoyed extremely fast growth. This service, which is unique in terms of size on ease of use, allows users to rent an electric car from one of the stations located in Paris and 90 surrounding municipalities.
Following this success, Bluecarsharing launched similar car-sharing services. Bluely in Lyon-Villeurbanne on October 10, 2013, Bluecub in Bordeaux, at the end of November 2013 and Blueindy in Indianapolis (USA), on September 2015. In London a car sharing network, Bluecity, will gradually be developed using the BluePointLondon network of electric charging terminals (over 850 terminals). BlueLA in Los Angeles (USA) and the end of 2017, with the BlueSG service which is set to become the second largest electric car-sharing service in the world.

BLUEBUS
Since 2011, the Bollore Group has been producing a 6-meter electric bus, listed by UGAP (Union des groupements d'achats publics) and AGIR (Association pour la gestion indépendante des réseaux de transport public), with capacity for 22 passengers. Running on LMP® batteries, the 6-meter Bluebus has a minimum range of 120 km. It has already become part of the public transportation networks in places as varied as Tours, La Reunion, Rambouillet, Laval, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Bayonne and Tarbes...
Launched at the end of 2015, the 12-meter Bluebus is a clean public transport solution with a capacity of 100 passengers. Fully electric, it runs on 8 LMP® batteries, which give it a range of between 180 and 250 km.

BLUETRAM
Running on tires and entirely electric, Bluetram is a clean public transport solution that needs neither rails nor overhead power lines.
The first Bluetram was inaugurated on the Champs-Elysees in Paris at the beginning of December 2015 for the Paris Climate Conference (COP21). It was piloted for the rest of the winter, transporting visitors, free of charge, between the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde.

 

Stationary applications and systems from Blue Applications

BLUESTORAGE: STATIONARY APPLICATIONS
Bluestorage sells energy storage solutions from 200 kWh to several MWh of stored energy, intended for a variety of end-users: electricity consumers (individuals and businesses, etc) and the players in the electrical networks. 
In addition, Bluestorage has developed a 100% green public transportation concept relying on solar panels provided by Bluesun (a joint venture with the Total Group), stationary LMP® batteries and Bluebus vehicles.

IER
IER' s expertise in the field of charching terminals and automatic identification solutions has enabled it to become a key player in new mobility solutions for transportation and especially for electric car-sharing. 
IER is the global leader in the design, production and sale of terminals for major transportation networks (air and rail). The company has developed an entire range of self-service solutions from purchase and check-in to passenger boarding.

IER designs, develops and integrates a combination of identification, traceability and mobility solutions for use by industry and by logistics and transportation operators. With expertise encompassing a comprehensive range of technologies, including bar code, RFID, vocal, Wi-Fi and GPRS, IER has become the gold standard for integration and service across the supply chain.
It also offers a complete range of secure solutions for pedestrian and vehicular access, and for the protection of sensitive sites, through its subsidiary, Automatic Systems (AS). Using its international distribution network, AS is one of the leading global suppliers of large security integrators.

Polyconseil
Polyconseil specialises in digital innovation and with over 100 employees capable of working anywhere in the world: strategic, operational and software design support, particularly for car-sharing and electricity storage systems.
It is also the preferred partner of telecoms operators, governments and international organizations, supporting them with their regional digital development.