Feb 17, 2019 - 05:27 pm

Shell takes over German battery manufacturer Sonnen

After having become a stakeholder in battery maker Sonnen last year, oil giant Shell is taking over to expand its residential energy storage and services. Sonnen is now to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell following approval by the regulatory authorities.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 05:12 pm

Germany sees record H2 fuel station growth

A total of 48 publicly accessible hydrogen filling stations were put into operation worldwide in 2018. Seventeen of them are located in Germany. Japan still has the largest number of public H2 fuel stations (96), ahead of Germany (60) and the USA (42).

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Feb 14, 2019 - 04:19 pm

Tritium equips its Ionity sites with liquid-cooled cables

Tritium is refitting its chargers at Ionity charging sites with liquid-cooled cables that will enable charging capacities of up to 350 kW. The first site with the new cables was recently opened in Nyborg, Denmark, as Ionity has confirmed to our German colleagues at electrive.net.

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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:26 pm

‘Plug In Suffolk’ launches with 100 stations

In England, EO Charging and Suffolk County Council are launching a charging network called ‘Plug-In Suffolk’ with 100 charging stations, which will be installed by local businesses across the county. This is the fully open public charging network in the UK, meaning that EV drivers make contactless payments with no need to register with networks […]

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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:01 pm

Poland: ABB delivering infrastructure tech to PKN Orlen

ABB is the third supplier to supply EkoEnergetyka and EFACEC Multi-Charger for the planned construction of 150 fast charging stations at PKN Orlen fuel stations in Poland. The Swiss company will be bringing their newest station Terra 54, successor to ABB’s sales hit Terra 53.

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Feb 12, 2019 - 10:53 pm

Power electronics for making charging points

In various trade fair discussions last year, electrive.com was told that the manufacturers of charging stations were struggling with the purchase of power electronics. Is there really such a shortage? And what are the causes? Michael Nallinger has been listening in around the industry. 

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Feb 12, 2019 - 01:15 pm

SPIE is supporting IONITY infrastructure

The SPIE Group has received an order from Ionity to support the planned construction of 400 HPC sites in Europe by 2020. The French installation and maintenance specialist will take care of the installation and wiring of charging stations and the grid connection.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 05:40 pm

Qualcomm platform Halo now with WiTricity

WiTricity has acquired Qualcomm’s Halo technology platform and several patents in contactless power transmission. WiTricity says the acquisition will help accelerate the market introduction of inductive charging for electric vehicles.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 03:54 pm

Electrify America presents details for phase 2

Volkswagen’s subsidiary Electrify America has provided details of the second phase of its US-wide charging infrastructure build-up plan, which includes $300 million in investment over 30 months, the implementation of which will begin in July 2019.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Hubject partners with Greenlots

Hubject has entered into a cooperation agreement with Greenlots, the recently acquired US charging network platform, now owned by Shell. The agreement concerns the implementation of Plug&Charge technology via the ISO 15118 standard on the North American market.

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Feb 6, 2019 - 04:30 pm

Innogy presents fast-charging robot

Innogy is showing a robot at the current E-world in Essen, Germany, that can plug a fast-charging cable in the car. The prototype was part of a research project Innogy ran with the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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Feb 6, 2019 - 04:04 pm

Mahle gets involved in inductive charging

In recent years, Mahle has intensified research in the field of wireless charging of electric vehicles and is now entering the development phase with the acquisition of licenses for WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology.

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Feb 5, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Fastned opens fast-charging station at Van der Valk Hotel

Fastned has opened a fast-charging location at the Van der Valk Hotel in Germany as part of larger cooperation across Europe. Fastned was also successful with a complaint filed with the Dutch state regarding their idea of turning charging stations into more pit stop like facilities.

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Feb 5, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Tesla saves Panasonic business margins

Panasonic has lowered its forecast for the 2018/19 fiscal year, which ends in March, following a decline in profits over the winter. However, the Energy division, which also includes the battery business with Tesla, recorded its first operating profit in three quarters at 131 million euros.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 05:16 pm

VW’s Electrify America to integrate Tesla batteries

Volkswagen’s redemption subsidiary for diesel gate, Electrify America has made a surprise announcement on cooperation with Tesla. Throughout this year, Electrify America plan to equip 100 charging station across 42 states with stationary energy storage systems by Tesla.

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Feb 3, 2019 - 06:17 pm

Audi’s new charging service available internationally

The Audi e-tron Charging Service now has officially gone online in ten European countries, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Finland, Ireland and Luxembourg. Six more countries are to follow in the first quarter of the year.

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Feb 2, 2019 - 06:57 pm

Innogy presents next-generation charging stations

Innogy eMobility Solutions will be presenting the new generation of charging stations they developed in-house for the first time at E-world from 5 to 7 February in Essen. The new product portfolio for charging with up to 22 kW alternating current consists of three different variants.

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Feb 2, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Mobile metering: Honda buys into Ubitricity

Honda has acquired a significant stake in the Berlin-based company Ubitricity as part of a new financing round. The Japanese automobile manufacturer may have far-reaching plans with Ubitricity’s mobile metering technology.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 05:56 pm

Shell acquires charging provider Greenlots

Shell’s New Energies division acquires charging infrastructure specialist Greenlots. The US supplier is to form the basis for the oil company’s e-mobility business in North America under the Shell umbrella but will retain its brand identity and management team.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 07:15 pm

Audi e-tron to work as energy storage in smart homes

Audi is getting involved in the EEBUS initiative for the intelligent home integration of electric cars with the e-tron being the first EV to use the standard. Earlier this week at the Audi plant in Brussels, developers tested the standard’s cross-industry compatibility.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 06:10 pm

Nissan V2G project in Germany shows results

A V2G pilot project launched in Hagen, Germany, in which a Nissan Leaf is used to stabilize the power supply as part of the primary control power has rendered results. The electric car can certainly earn money as part of the energy market.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Virgin Media testing alternative charging stations

The British telecommunications provider Virgin Media, which is owned by Liberty Global, is testing a secondary use for their broadband cabinets, to harness the infrastructure for EV charging. If tests prove successful, thousands of stations could follow in the UK.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:42 am

Taycan customers get free charging in the USA

Purchasers of the fully electric Porsche Taycan will be allowed to use Electrify America fast charging stations for up to 30 minutes for free for a three year period. The corresponding agreement between Porsche and Electrify America was just announced.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:05 am

Huber+Suhner liquid-cooled HPC cables prove safe

After a potential safety issue was discovered regarding the liquid-cooled cables produced by Huber+Suhner, several major charging infrastructure operators shut down the affected stations. Now the manufacturer has confirmed “correct functionality of the system and proved that the series products supplied by HUBER+SUHNER meet the required standards without any restrictions.”

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Jan 26, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Blackout: Major operators shut down HPC stations

Several major charging infrastructure providers have shut down their High Power Chargers over the past two days to investigate a potential safety issue with Huber+Suhner’s liquid-cooled charging cables. Extensive safety testing is unfolding as you read.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/01/26/major-ev-blackout-as-multiple-hpcs-die-simultaneously/
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