Apr 20, 2018 - 07:45 pm

Vattenfalls sights European charging network

The Swedish utility Vattenfall has started a new business unit with the purpose of becoming a leading provider of EV charging infrastructure within the next five years. The energy firm aims to expand its charging solutions Europe-wide.

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Apr 19, 2018 - 06:49 pm

OVO presents home V2G charger

The British energy provider OVO Energy has presented a Vehicle to Grid charger for use at home with a 6 kW charge. In the first step, it will be handed out for free to 1,000 Nissan Leaf owners this summer.

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Apr 19, 2018 - 04:03 pm

Inductive 200 kW charging system for buses ready

The inductive charging system specialist Momentum Dynamics from the USA has installed their first wireless charging system for electric buses with a charging capacity of 200 kW. It will be used for the Link Transit company in Wenatchee, Washington.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 07:45 pm

Open Charge Alliance launches latest protocol

The latest version of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) is now available to charging stations manufacturers and operators. Version OCPP 2.0, includes new features regarding security, smart charging and improved transaction handling for large networks.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 12:29 pm

IONITY opens first HPC station in Germany

The high power charging network IONITY has opened its first location, right on the “Autobahn” A61. It is located at a pit stop operated by Tank & Rast and electric cars using CCS may charge for free throughout the end of May. 

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Apr 17, 2018 - 07:53 pm

E.ON expands e-mobility activity to Norway

The energy company E.ON has decided to expand their international e-mobility business unit to Norway. In the e-mobility showcase country, E.ON will be advertising its mobility business for private and corporate customers and communities in a nation-wide campaign.

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Apr 17, 2018 - 07:03 pm

Hubject & Daimler enable app-less charging

Daimler and Hubject have successfully completed the pilot test phase for their project Plug&Charge with charging station operator Ebee Smart Technologies. The new Smart EQ is also Daimlers first car that already is capable of using the system.

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Apr 12, 2018 - 06:35 pm

Mitsubishi creates Hyper Energy Station in Japan

Mitsubishi is setting up a charging network at its dealerships in Japan, which will not only receive renewable energy via solar panels, but will also stabilize and support the local electrical grid – even in the case of a natural disaster or power shortages.

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Apr 12, 2018 - 06:19 pm

Siemens HPC chargers for electric buses in Denmark

Siemens has signed an agreement with Denmark’s largest public transportation operator, Movia, for the delivery of fast-charging stations with pantograph for electric buses. 45 communities stand to benefit from the contract and is one of Siemens biggest eBus orders ever.

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Apr 11, 2018 - 02:46 pm

Wireless charging for Kia Soul EV

Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) and Mojo Mobility have completed a three-year project to develop a wireless fast-charging system on a test fleet of Kia Soul EVs. The project claims 85% efficiency when charging with up to 10kW.

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Apr 11, 2018 - 12:59 pm

BMW manager to join E.ON supervisory board

Klaus Fröhlich, who is the BMW board member for development, is set to join the supervisory board of energy group E.On, but will remain in his position at BMW. If the move is approved it will be another sign of the sectors merging in terms of e-mobility.

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Apr 4, 2018 - 05:42 pm

Hawaii to electrify its transport with renewables

The three largest utilities of Haiwaii have released their strategic roadmap that shall lead to transport becoming electric and charged with renewable energy from 2045. The aim is to make the world’s most remote islands independent from fossil fuel imports.

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Mar 26, 2018 - 05:25 pm

£8.8M OLEV funding to improve H2 infrastructure in UK

A consortium including ITM Power, Shell, Toyota, Honda and Hyundai has won £8.8 million in funding from the British Department for Transport. They are to improve the UK’s network of hydrogen filling stations by improving existing ones and also installing new sites.

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Mar 24, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Zap-Map launches Air BnB for charging stations

British EV charging point mapper Zap-Map has launched two new services that allow both businesses and private households to share their charging facilities with the public. Zap-Home and Zap-Work could open up 60,000 existing charging stations potentially.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/03/24/nissan-reveals-standalone-streetlamp-powered-by-ev-batteries/
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