Jan 25, 2019 - 06:55 pm

Endesa cooperating with SABA to install EV chargers

The Spanish energy supplier Endesa is cooperating with parking management company SABA to install up to 400 charging points for electric cars in its carparks. The first 144 of the 22 kW charging points have already been put into operation in 36 locations across 14 Spanish cities.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Air Liquide buys 18.6% stake in Hydrogenics

French gas company Air Liquide has purchased a “strategic investment” of 18.6% in the Canadian Hydrogenics Corporation, who develops electrolytic hydrogen production equipment and fuel cells. The $20.5 million investment also includes provisions for a cooperation on PEM electrolysis technology.

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Jan 24, 2019 - 05:38 pm

CharIN: Bidirectional CCS charging by 2025

The CharIN initiative, formed to develop and establish CCS as a fast-charging standard, has published two new papers. These illustrate CharIN’s position on network integration and bi-directional charging (V2G), as well as giving an outlook on future developments.

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Jan 21, 2019 - 03:35 pm

NL: GreenFlux to provide EV charging at government offices

The Dutch charging infrastructure specialist GreenFlux and energy solutions provider Unica has been awarded a major tender from the Dutch government. This includes the construction, management and maintenance of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles at more than 100 government offices.

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Jan 20, 2019 - 06:35 pm

Nio completes first battery swapping route

The Chinese EV manufacturer Nio announced the completion of its first network of battery exchange stations. On the G2 motorway between Beijing and Shanghai, eight stations were built over a length of more than 1,000 kilometers.

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Jan 19, 2019 - 01:38 pm

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tesla presents plug-in home charger

Tesla presents a new home charging solution that just plugs into a regular wall socket, given it is a high-voltage NEMA 14-50 connection so common in the USA. Thus it is the first Tesla charging solution that does not require hard-wiring.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 05:08 pm

BEV charging solution powered by a fuel cell

The British company AFC Energy has demonstrated a network-independent charging solution for electric vehicles under the name CH2ARGE. A hydrogen fuel cell system provides energy to charge a connected battery that lastly delivers the charge for the electric car.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 03:34 pm

China JV to operate national charging network

In China, state-owned energy providers and private companies have formed a joint venture called Xiongan Lianxing Network Technology, which is now the largest operator of charging stations and controls 80 percent of the country’s current 730,000 charging stations.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 01:37 pm

Korea presents hydrogen economy plan

A new plan by the South Korean government to build a hydrogen economy includes a massive increase in the number of fuel cell vehicles produced in the country. While only around 2,000 such vehicles were built by 2018, the number is expected to rise to 100,000 by 2025.

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Jan 16, 2019 - 10:06 pm

Fastned triples revenues from fast-charging network

The Dutch fast-charging company sold more electricity in the fourth quarter of 2018 than in the whole year of 2017, while the revenue also tripled. Plus, with new EVs such as the Tesla Model 3 or Jaguar I-Pace arriving in the Netherlands, Fastned expects further and rather rapid growth.

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Jan 16, 2019 - 06:05 pm

Chargy expands electric car charging in Luxemburg

The infrastructure operator Chargy delivers the latest data from Luxembourg where the network includes 277 charging stations since its inception in 2017. Moreover, all signs are on expansion in the Grand Duchy with numbers to more than double in the next two years.

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Jan 15, 2019 - 07:44 pm

Volvo invests in high power wireless charging

The Swedes’ financial arm, the Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, say they made an investment in Momentum Dynamics and their high power inductive charging technology. The start-up of Philadelphia is working towards 200+kW to charge heavier electric vehicles with no connection needed.

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Jan 15, 2019 - 04:35 pm

Brusa takes wireless charging from 3.7 to 11kW

Following the successful start of series production with BMW, developer Brusa Elektronik from Switzerland is expanding its activities in the field of inductive charging. A growing team will work on next-gen wireless charging technology and envisions a modular design.

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Jan 10, 2019 - 06:11 pm

1,600 new electric car charge points for Berlin

A new scheme is to clean the air over the German capital by installing on-street charging infrastructure. With lamp post charging provider Ubitricity at the centre, the consortium is planning to add 1,600 public and private charge points to Berlin’s network beginning this year.

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Jan 10, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Volkswagen ventures fast-charging network in China

Volkswagen apparently plans to set up a Chinese fast-charging network. A respective joint venture would see VW partner FAW and other local companies become part of the effort that is worth a starting capital of 1 billion yuan (around 130 million euros).

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Jan 10, 2019 - 03:12 pm

Around 6k CCS charging stations now in Europe

According to the CCS Charge Map, there are now around 6,000 CCS charging locations in Europe. Among the countries with the most charging sites, Germany has taken the lead ahead of the UK, Norway, France, and Sweden. Moreover, the trend points upwards, particularly in the YOY analysis.

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Jan 9, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Plug&Charge: Electrify America and Hubject team up

Hubject has announced a strategic cooperation with Electrify America, Volkswagen’s subsidiary founded in the wake of the diesel scandal in the USA for the purpose of establishing charging infrastructure. The main focus of the cooperation is on the implementation of standards.

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Jan 8, 2019 - 03:52 pm

VW bundles their charging and energy business

Volkswagen announced the establishment of a subsidiary for energy offers and charging solutions. The Elli Group GmbH will be headquartered in Berlin and will develop energy and charging products and services for the Wolfsburg Group brands.

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Jan 7, 2019 - 06:24 pm

Audi publishes their e-tron charging tariffs

Audi has published the European rates of the announced e-tron Charging Service, which can be used by everyone. The “City” and “Transit” tariffs are available. Billing is per minute, per kWh or per charging process, depending on the country.

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Jan 3, 2019 - 04:49 pm

VW presents 360 kWh mobile charging station

Volkswagen has unveiled a new mobile charging station concept, that they believe will provide a sufficiently flexible solution for EV charging: The mobile charging station uses a 360 kWh battery pack and can charge up to four vehicles simultaneously.

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Jan 2, 2019 - 05:31 pm

Innogy bundles electric mobility under subsidiary

The German energy company subsidiary of RWE has officially bundled their electric mobility services under a new brand as of January 1, 2019. EV services are becoming increasingly important to the company, who will now bundle these competencies in a subsidiary.

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Jan 2, 2019 - 03:34 pm

ChargePoint & Greenlots announce roaming partnership

The two US American charging network operators have announced a roaming partnership that would enable inter-network charging, allowing customers free access to “thousands of additional charging locations throughout North America”. The cooperation will take effect in mid-2019.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/12/19/china-and-japan-give-details-of-new-charging-standard/
19.12.2018 22:54