Nov 7, 2018 - 05:11 pm

Opel R&D centre to receive 160 EV chargers

Opel is planning to install more than 160 charging points for EVs at their research and development centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany. This is where the German carmaker will be researching future electrical grid concepts with the University of Kassel and the charging infrastructure specialists Flavia IT and Plug’n Charge.

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Nov 6, 2018 - 05:24 pm

European roaming project evRoaming4EU is kick-ing off

The evRoaming4EU project is an initiative to enable roaming across Europe. Rather than going large scale from the start, partners from the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, and Austria have come together to set an example. The German launch event now took place with just one more country to follow.

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Nov 4, 2018 - 06:02 pm

DE: Telekom launches nationwide EV charging network

Germany’s telecommunication company Telekom launches their charging network initiative in the country. Their first public charging station is now open and the network will grow to include up to 12,000 public EV charging stations. The clue is to use existing infrastructure says Telekom and we gathered the details exclusively.

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Oct 29, 2018 - 05:09 pm

High power charging network Ionity coming to Italy

Italy’s petrochemical company Eni announces a framework agreement with Ionity. The high power charging network will use Eni pit stops to install their ultra-fast charging stations. For now they plan a total of 30 HPC stations with six charge columns each.

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Oct 28, 2018 - 06:16 pm

Shell opens high power charging park in France

In cooperation with Ionity, Shell has officially opened their first high power charging park in France. The eight new HPC stations are located at the shell gas stations Chartres-Bois and Chartres-Gasville, about 90 minutes south of Paris.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 03:18 pm

Great Wall tackling H2 market first in Germany

One of China’s largest carmakers, Great Wall Motors (GWM), has announced an investment in H2 Mobility. The consortium that is backed by Daimler, Total or Shell, aims to install a network of hydrogen filling stations across Germany so Great Wall’s engagement comes as a bit of a surprise at first.

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Oct 23, 2018 - 09:12 pm

Germany: Vattenfall appoints specialist for InCharge

Swedish utility Vattenfall has been increasing their efforts to take their share of the electric car charging market. Their InCharge network is on course for expansion in Europe and their latest driver to take charge of Germany is the former EVBox employee Fermin Bustamante.

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Oct 23, 2018 - 08:49 pm

Nissan Leaf approved to feed into grid in Germany

The Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to receive approval to serve as stabilising back up of the grid in Germany. Nissan managed to take all regulatory hurdles for the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology by working with partners from the energy sector.

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Oct 22, 2018 - 06:57 pm

Chargefox setting up HPC network in Australia

Australia is set to receive another HPC network with charging performance available from 150 to 350 kW. This one will be set up by the Australian startup Chargefox, who is planning to set up 21 locations in the first phase, for which it may generate up to 15 million dollars.

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Oct 18, 2018 - 01:16 pm

Ionity opens first high power charging sites in Austria

Ionity’s first high-power charging sites in Austria have now been put into operation in Mondsee (Salzburg) and Eisentratten (Carinthia). Both have been installed at sites of station service company OMV. Like it is the case for all Ionity charging stations, each charging point delivers up to 350 kW.

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Oct 17, 2018 - 06:37 pm

A brave new world of DC home charging

There are a number of new charging solutions on show at the eMove360° in Munich. Wallbox of Spain and ABB of Switzerland have developed DC chargers for home owners. Also German Webasto is sporting their latest smart charging features at the fair.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 07:13 pm

Sodetrel of EDF to expand charging network in Lyon

The network operating unit of Électricité de France (EDF), Sodetrel, will install more than 600 charging points for electric vehicles in France by 2020. The plan details their installation to cover 59 municipalities in the Lyon area with some to enable DC charging.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 06:15 pm

Easelink shows automatic wireless charging on BMW i3

Austrian start-up Easelink presented their automated charging solution for EVs last year. Their so-called Matrix Charging is now ready for application and the company uses a BMW i3 to prove the efficacy of their pad-based conductive charging station that works without cables.

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Oct 15, 2018 - 07:51 am

Smatrics set for international expansion

The Austrian mobility service provider has set up an electric vehicle charging grid covering Austria with 450 charging points no more than 60 km apart. Smatrics now plans to expand beyond Austria and is looking at even faster charge rates. Moreover, they formed a new executive team, electrive.com learnt.

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Oct 11, 2018 - 09:39 am

French EDF to install 75,000 charging stations until 2022

French energy giant EDF intends to operate 75,000 charging stations in Europe by 2022 as it aims for a 30% market share in its main markets of France, Belgium, Italy and the UK. “We want to become the uncontested leader in electric mobility in Europe by 2022”, declares CEO Jean-Bernard Levy.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/10/10/e-on-launching-smart-charging-powered-by-virta/
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