Feb 26, 2021 - 02:11 pm

Efacec introduces new EV charger generation

The portuguese charging infrastructure manufacturer Efacec presented a new generation of chargers, including an AC column for private or public use, an HPC column with up to 350 kW charging power and a DC station with three charging ports and up to 120 kW.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 07:35 pm

ChargeUp Europe gains new members

ChargeUp Europe has just welcomed ABL + reev as its newest member. The Association says it is gaining ground in its mission to accelerate the rollout of EV charging infrastructure and enable seamless charging for drivers across the EU.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:10 am

Prague’s charging infrastructure set to grow

The city of Prague has adopted a plan that will initially see the building of over 750 charging stations for electric cars. These are to be placed at strategically favourable locations in the Czech capital within the next four years. The City has also outlined plans for further expansion.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 09:38 pm

KiaCharge & Charge myHyundai for UK charging

In the UK Kia has launched its charging service KiaCharge. This gives the brand’s BEV- and PHEV-drivers access to more than 13,900 charge points across the UK, meaning access to around 68 per cent of the public charging network from a single account.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 06:49 pm

EVBox selects TSG as sales & service partner in 30 countries

EVBox has entered into a sales and service partnership with the TSG Group from France. The service provider will offer charging solutions including installation and on-site services for the Dutch company in 30 countries across greater Europe. The two companies already have a partnership in the Netherlands, France, Denmark and Croatia.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Electric Highway Tasmania open for fast-charging

Tasmania has made progress in charging infrastructure. The Australian states’ Premier Peter Gutwein has formally opened the Electric Highway Tasmania, a state-wide fast-charging network. It comprises twelve 50 kW chargers as well as two ultra-rapid chargers.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 10:12 pm

Can anyone become a charging provider? Deftpower thinks so.

The former team behind Plugsurfing and Allego has launched an AI-based software-as-a-service platform for electric vehicle charging. The promise: anyone who wants to enter the electric vehicle charging market should be able to set up their own charging app within 24 hours with Deftpower.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 06:06 am

Aral expands HPC network in Germany

Aral is now uniting all of its e-mobility activities under its new Aral Pulse brand and says it will expand its HPC network in Germany more extensively than previously planned. This should mean that by the end of the year, 500 charging points with up to 350 kW are to be in operation at more […]

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Feb 17, 2021 - 05:55 am

BMW introduces new charging tarifs in Europe

The BMW Group has introduced a new tariff structure for its charging services BMW Charging and Mini Charging in 19 European countries. Only one of the two tariffs offers fixed prices at all available charging stations. In both cases, preferential conditions with Ionity cost more.

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Feb 15, 2021 - 12:49 pm

France funds fast-charging sites with €100Mn

The French government is launching a 100-million-euro funding programme to build more charging stations for electric cars on the national road network. The scheme is for companies installing charging hubs with at least four fast-charging stations.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Shell to install half a million charge points by 2025

Petrochemical giant Shell has presented its strategy for achieving climate neutrality by 2050. From the perspective of e-mobility, one point stands out: Shell wants to increase the number of charging points for electric vehicles from 60,000 to 500,000 by 2025.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 06:19 pm

Allego ups the power at 40 stations in Germany

In Germany, the Dutch charging infrastructure specialist Allego has started to increase the charging capacity from 50 to 150 kW at 40 fast-charging locations built as part of the EU Fast-E project. In selected locations, 300 kW fast chargers will also be installed.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Statkraft takes over majority of Bee Charging shares

Statkraft makes another acquisition in the field of charging infrastructure: The Norwegian state-owned energy company announces the takeover of 51 per cent of the shares of the Swedish provider Bee Charging Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Pod Point to install more fast chargers at Lidl

In the UK, Pod Point has just announced that they will be expanding their existing agreement with Lidl stores with the installation 50 more fast chargers than originally envisaged. This means that the total number should soon be 350 fast chargers in total.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Mobile charger by Nimble Energy comes on-demand

Nimble Energy has come up with a mobile charging solution for electric cars. The Czech startup, specialised in energy storage and charging stations, is building an on-demand service called Nimbee for drivers seeking to charge on the go.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 05:22 pm

Nissan & Repsol team up on fast-charging Spain

Nissan and Spain’s petrochemical company Repsol have made a deal to, as they say, “promote electric mobility in Spain”. To start with, Repsol will install 15 fast-charging stations at their pitstops and offer discounts for Nissan EV drivers.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Ekoenergetyka installs depot chargers in Aachen

The Polish charging infrastructure provider Ekoenergetyka has installed 17 depot charging stations for electric buses in the German town of Aachen. Each has a capacity of 75 kW, and another ten of these charging stations are to follow in mid-2021.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 05:14 pm

Spain: Wallbox gains €33Mn fresh capital

Spain’s charging solutions supplier Wallbox closed a €33 million financing round led by new investors Cathay Innovation and Wind Ventures. Existing investors such as Iberdrola and Seaya Ventures were also on board.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 02:56 pm

South Korea to install 3,000 fast-charging stations in 2021

South Korea plans to install 3,000 new fast-charging stations for electric cars throughout 2021. The Ministry of Finance also plans to include 43 ultra-fast charging stations for the first time this year and will subsidise carmakers to secure sites for at least another 80 HPC stations.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/26/fastned-closes-financing-round-with-e150-million/
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