May 14, 2019 - 05:13 pm

Wallbox releases new Pulsar and Commander

The Spanish supplier Wallbox Chargers has retrofitted its Wallbox models Pulsar and Commander. Both the first device for private use and the latter for public use offer new functionalities, more security and greater robustness.

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May 13, 2019 - 06:36 pm

Charging networks in UK & Ireland opt for Fortum SaaS

Fortum of Finland is progressing beyond the Nordics as the company announces seven new partnerships with charge point operators in Great Britain and Ireland. The partners utilise Fortum’s cloud management solution as the company now offers software-as-a-service (SaaS).

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May 13, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Germany: Shell to set-up 50 HPC stations this year

Shell is starting to build high power chargers at its gas stations in Germany. This year, the oil company plans to build 50 charging stations across the country, with a total of 100 charging points and a capacity of at least 150 kilowatts. Further charging stations are to follow.

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May 12, 2019 - 01:06 pm

Switzerland: Tesla opens charging park with lounge

Tesla has opened its 18th and to date largest supercharger location in Switzerland in Dietikon near Zurich. The special thing about it: In addition to 24 charging slots, it offers the first EV lounge in Europe. Previously, the Californians had only pushed the construction of lounges in the USA in combination with charging parks.

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May 8, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Tesla presents CCS adapters for Model S & X

Tesla is now offering the promised CCS adapters for Model S and Model X. The Tesla website for Germany states that all models manufactured since 1 May have the necessary on-board electrical equipment to be charged via a CCS adapter on CCS charging stations.

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May 5, 2019 - 09:17 pm

Charge your electric car whilst having a pint

Okay, you should not drink and drive, yet ChargePoint Services scored a contract with a large pub company belonging to the Ei Group. It operates over 4,400 locations in the UK that will gradually become part of ChargePoint Services’ GeniePoint network.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:37 pm

Plugsurfing partners with Spain’s EasyCharger

The Berlin-based Plugsurfing has entered into a cooperation with the Spanish charging point operator EasyCharger, a Nissan affiliate, to further expand the number of charging stations currently integrated into the Plugsurfing network in Spain.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:30 pm

Tesla Superchargers charging with up to 150 kW

Tesla is getting more capacity out of their second generation superchargers with a little more power than previously known. An increase in power from 120 kW to 145 kW was announced in March, but a spokesperson has now said that the upgrade will even enable 150 kW peak power.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:26 pm

Ionity secures funding for EUROP-E charging network

The Ionity high power charging joint venture announces that it secured the financing of the EUROP-E project, which it is coordinating. The project involves the construction of a total of 340 HPC stations, each with a charging capacity of up to 350 kW, in 13 EU member states.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Electrify America announces charging collaboration

VW’s diesel-gate subsidiary Electrify America announced the collaboration with nine additional companies to host more than 30 fast EV charging stations across the U.S. More than 20 of these will be located in California with another six states being added.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 01:13 am

Martin Roemheld – Head of eMobility Services Volkswagen on how mobility & energy must change

Volkswagen has made decisive steps towards emission reduction lately but what has electric car making got to do with the energy business? Everything knows Martin Roemheld, who now leads Volkswagen’s eMobility services and was instrumental in installing Elli. In strategic terms, “the target for an emission-free fleet in 2050 sets the pace for Volkswagen,” says Roemheld.

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Apr 18, 2019 - 05:52 pm

UK: 17MW virtual power plant to utilise EV batteries

London-based Moixa plans to develop a virtual power plant (VPP) that will combine solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles. The VPP could include hundreds of households, schools and other facilities in southern England and Moixa aims to eventually scale the network up to 17 MW.

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Apr 17, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Mahle system chargeBig banks on centralisation

Stuttgart Airport has chosen Mahle to supply the bigCharge system to install 110 charge points for its fleet and electric vehicles from employees. The Mahle system is easy to scale and fit thanks to a centralised charge management unit.

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Apr 17, 2019 - 12:43 am

Fastned gets ready for HPC & Autocharge in UK

Fastned opens its first ultra-fast charging station in the United Kingdom. Two charge columns stand ready to offer up to 350 kW on a multi-charger site in Sunderland, near the factory where Nissan produces all Leaf EVs for the European market.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:58 pm

EVgo enables Plug & Charge in USA

The U.S. charging infrastructure operator EVgo is introducing Plug & Charge into its network. Called Autocharge, the technology allows registered customers to start a fast-charging session in seconds without having to open the EVgo app or handle RFID or credit cards.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 01:15 pm

Sweden: Inductive road to be built

As part of a public-private consortial project in Sweden, a test track for the inductive charging of electric vehicles while driving is to be built which is compatible with trucks, buses and cars. The Swedish transport authority Trafikverke has now awarded the contract for a 1.6 km test stretch.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Japan: ABB to set up charging network for Porsche

ABB will install a rapid charging network in Japan for Porsche’s Taycan and future electrical models from the manufacturer. An agreement has now been reached to install ABB fast chargers at Porsche centers and public facilities throughout Japan.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 05:29 pm

FastNed switching to kWh billing model in May

Fastned will change billing at its mainland European fast-charging stations to kWh prices on 1 May. At all Fastned charging points in Germany, 59 cents per kilowatt hour will be charged starting next month, while in their native Netherlands, they are already offering the same deal.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/14/wallbox-releases-new-pulsar-and-commander/
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