PALFINGER loader cranes - eDRIVE

ELEctric driven crane

Enormous flexibility with different ways to operate

With this intelligent eDRIVE system, absolute flexibility in operating the crane is ensured. Just by pressing a button, the type of operation can be selected – Li-Ion battery package, electric grid, or via the engine of the truck. 

The eDRIVE solution from PALFINGER provides an economical, energy-efficient, and emission-free application and also allows super-silent operation in sensitive areas regardless of out or indoor or during the day or nighttime.

Flexibility and reliability – are always given with the eDRIVE concept from PALFINGER. The charging process for example can be done by electric grid during the operation. This eliminates additional waiting times due to charging of the batteries.


The future is electric. The successful overall concept: the PALFINGER eDRIVE for loader cranes. 

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  • 3 different ways to operate: battery, electric grid, truck engine
  • Flexibility with the charging process
  • Extended range of operation – noise-sensitive working hours, operating indoors (Hall/Hangar, etc.)


The flexible eDRIVE system is currently available for loader cranes of the TEC-range and High Performance SH-range up to 40 mt:



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edrive experience in Oslo, Norway

The company Kran & Transport AS in Norway put the PALFINGER eDRIVE solution through its paces with the PALFINGER PK 18502-SH loader crane. The result: extraordinarily satisfied. Especially in the early morning hours in residential areas, the eDRIVE loader crane plays to its strengths by being able to operate as quiet as a whisper.

edrive experience in Hamburg, Germany

The company NPU Transport GmbH from Hamburg is active in pipeline, road, civil engineering and landscaping construction. They had the PALFINGER eDRIVE PK 18502-SH loader crane as support for a few weeks. It was extraordinary positively noticed that the crane has an advantage over conventionally driven crane models in an electrically operated manner in noise-sensitive as well as emission-sensitive locations, such as city centers or even in warehouses.