Nov 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

BMW researches bidirectional charging with partners

In the recently started research project “Bidirectional charge management”, the project partners want to develop the technologies for a charge management ready for series production. The results are to be evaluated in a field trial with 50 BMW i3 at the beginning of 2021.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Allego is building HPC chargers in Scandinavia

Allego is expanding into Scandinavia, where the company focuses on the installation of high-power charging stations with up to 350 kW charging capacity. Allego’s headquarters in Scandinavia will be in Stockholm. A total of 55 locations are to be set up in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 04:20 pm

BMW and TenneT present smart charging

BMW and the power grid operator TenneT want to support the stability of the power grid with a new charging control system. The intelligent charge control system developed for BMW Charging has already been tested in pilot projects in Germany and the USA.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 12:11 am

BMW to add 4,000 charge points at DE-sites

The BMW Group plans to install more than 4,100 charging points for electric cars at its German locations by 2021. Primarily intended for employees, around half of the charging points will also be accessible to the public.

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Nov 5, 2019 - 06:55 pm

Germany expands hydrogen infrastructure

The German Federal Ministry of Transport and H2 Mobility have signed a declaration of intent to further expand the hydrogen infrastructure in Germany. It follows on from the first phase of expansion, which is to be completed by mid-2020 with 100 hydrogen filling stations.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 05:44 pm

EDF acquires startup Pivot Power

The French electricity company Électricité de France (EDF) has announced the acquisition of Pivot Power, a UK startup specialising in battery storage and charging infrastructure.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 10:18 pm

VW Commercial Vehicles installs 100 charge points

VW Commercial Vehicles has commissioned 100 charging points for electric vehicles at its plant in Hanover. Half of these are on the company premises and the other 50 on public parking lots around the site. By 2023, VWN plans to increase their number to 450.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 05:31 pm

ABB buys up China’s Chargedot

The Swiss technology group ABB has acquired a majority stake in Chargedot. The Chinese company supplies charging station software to EV manufacturers, charging network operators and real estate developers, among others.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 01:42 pm

GreenWay expands EV services

GreenWay is expanding its portfolio. Previously they primarily provided charging services to EV drivers. Now they are offering a full suite of goods and services for businesses and other locations which would like to have a charging station on-site to support EV drivers.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 11:34 pm

Indonesia backs EVs with state utility PLN

The state-owned utility company PLN has signed memorandums of understanding with 20 companies to push EV adoption in Indonesia. 13 of the companies are set to provide support with the installing charging stations, six companies will help build the vehicles and one company aims to develop their own charger.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 03:44 pm

SSE offers off-peak charging bonus

The UK energy supplier SSE Energy Services has launched a new tariff for EV drivers, providing up to 2,000 kWh of free electricity per year for overnight charging at non-peak hours between midnight and 7 am.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Ionity launches first Scottish HPC parks

Ionity is pushing ahead with the expansion of its high power chargers (HPC) with new locations. In Gretna Green, Scotland, the first of six planned Ionity sites in the country has now been connected to the grid. Construction of new Ionity charging sites is also progressing in the rest of Europe.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 06:49 pm

UK funds three zero-carbon automotive projects

Three UK-based zero-carbon automotive projects have secured Government funding via the Advanced Propulsion Centre. The combined award of £25.4m was provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and delivered by Innovate UK.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 06:15 pm

Ford introduces new charging service plans

Ford has published the details of its charging strategy for its future electric models. In Europe, 125,000 charging points are to be integrated into the charging service, and Ford also wants to offer a wallbox. In the course of the charging concept, Ford will also provide the first technical details of the electric SUV announced […]

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/08/bmw-dlr-project-for-bidirectional-charging-gets-green-light/
08.11.2019 15:15