Liebherr introduces zero CO2 emission excavators
01 May 2021
Liebherr announced that the R 976-E and R 980 SME-E electric crawler excavators will be developed and produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar, France. These excavators aim to withstand extreme conditions, they weigh 90 and 100 tonne respectively and are available in backhoe and shovel versions.
The carbon dioxide (CO2) greenhouse gas emissions during operations is zero. The electric system in the Liebherr R 976-E 400 kW crawler excavator is supplied with 6,000 V power via a cable connection, with the cable inlet in the centre of the undercarriage. The technology used in the R 976-E and R 980 SME-E offers constant speed, whatever the load.