Dec 11, 2020 - 12:48 pm

VW Group Components developing DC wall box

Volkswagen Group Components has announced its intention to launch a DC wall box with 22 kW, which is already being prepared for bidirectional charging. Real operation has currently started at five plant locations as part of a pilot phase.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 02:13 pm

EDF announces affordable charging tariff

The UK-based energy company EDF Energy has announced a new EV tariff following the decision to ban sales of petrol and diesel vehicles in the UK from 2030. According to the company, the zero-carbon renewable GoElectric 35 tariff offers the cheapest off-peak rate on the market.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 02:13 pm

First Electric Forecourt opens near Braintree

The UK’s first Electric Forecourt near Braintree, Essex, is now open for business. The site is the first of over 100 planned Electric Forecourts being built by Gridserve over the next five years, which aim to help pave the 2030 transition to an electric transport environment.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 04:51 pm

ChargeUp Europe to upgrade to industry association

The charging infrastructure lobby organisation ChargeUp Europe wants to change from an informal alliance to an industry association next year. To this end, the organisation has appointed Christopher Burghardt, ChargePoint’s Managing Director Europe, as President for the first full year of operation.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 04:36 pm

Hubject adds 48 HPC parks in Scandinavia

Hubject has entered into a cooperation with ultra-fast charging venture Scandinavia ApS. The 48 fast charging parks of the joint venture belonging to E.On and Clever in Denmark, Norway and Sweden will be connected to Hubject’s EV charging platform intercharge.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 09:09 pm

InstaVolt strikes a deal with KFC UK & Ireland

The charging station operator InstaVolt announced a significant partnership with the fried chicken fast-food giant KFC, which will see rapid chargers installed at up to 450 KFC drive-thru restaurants at locations across the UK and Ireland.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 03:36 pm

Wales to boost public charging by 2025

The Welsh Government has published its strategy to increase the number of electric car charging points in the region. The guiding vision states that “by 2025, all users of electric cars and vans in Wales are confident that they can access electric vehicle charging infrastructure when and where they need it.”

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Dec 3, 2020 - 03:26 pm

St. Louis metro receives smart charging from TMH

The Mobility House has delivered its smart charging solution to Metro Transit in the St. Louis region. Now the public transport operator can take advantage of a more intelligent charging system for an e-bus fleet that claims to be among the largest in Missouri.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 12:40 pm

TMH & PSI Transcom develop smart charging depot

The Mobility House (TMH) and PSI Transcom are working on a digital interface to advance the electrification of bus fleets. The jointly implemented VDV interface 463 enables the combination of a charging and energy management system with the depot management PSIebus.

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Nov 28, 2020 - 03:30 pm

Latvia starts expanding EV charging network

In cooperation with businesses, the Latvian Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD) is spearheading the effort to develop a network of electric vehicle charging stations throughout the country. By next year, the initiative plans to double the current number of charging stations.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 09:41 pm

£3.5m for 150 new charge points in Cornwall

England’s southwestern tip, Cornwall, will see the installation of 150 charge points. It is like a last goodbye from Europe as the Council secured £2.9m through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Council is committing the remaining £725,000.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla planning to manufacture chargers in China

Tesla appears to be planning a production facility for chargers near its car factory in Shanghai. Over in Europe, the prices for the Model S and Model X have been increased, while in the USA the Model X and some Model Y will have to go to the workshop for a recall.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 09:39 pm

SmartSTEP: smart charging trial enters new phase

Energy consultancy Element Energy is to lead a government-funded consortium to deliver new on-street charging infrastructure enabled by smart meters. The consortium includes Trojan Energy, Octopus Energy, and Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management solutions.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 06:45 pm

Ebusco and Rocsys reveal e-bus charging robot

Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco and Rocsys, a supplier of plug-in robots, are joining forces to automate bus depots. Their first robot automatically inserts the CCS plug of the depot charger into the electric bus for charging.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 06:10 pm

Electric Nation installs 100 V2G chargers in the UK

Electric Nation installed the first 100 chargers as part of its latest Vehicle to Grid trial, to demonstrate a solution to potential electricity network capacity issues as the numbers of electric vehicles increases. So far, more than 450 EV drivers applied to join the trial.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Flanders targets 30,000 new charging points by 2025

The Belgian region of Flanders is reserving 30 million euros to build up to 30,000 additional charging points by 2025. This was announced by Flemish Mobility Minister Lydia Peeters. The aim is to provide a fast-charging facility with every 25 kilometres along the major transport axes.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 02:33 pm

Iberdrola & Porsche build charging parks in Spain

Porsche and the Spanish energy supplier Iberdrola have announced the construction of 35 HPC parks with six to eight charging points each in Spain. Twenty sites are expected to be put into operation next year, with the remaining 15 charging parks to follow in 2022.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 07:38 pm

CTEK & EVC plan 100,000 charging stations in the UK

Sweden’s CTEK, an early maker of battery management solutions, and Brighton-based EVC announced a new partnership to supply EV charging equipment and services in the UK. The order includes 100,000 units which EVC apparently wants to roll-out for free.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 01:40 pm

Fastned wants to build nine HPC parks in France

Fastned has received the first order from France. The highway operator Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône (APRR) has commissioned the Dutch company to build and operate nine charging parks. The French Ministry of Transport must still approve the contract.

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