Feb 10, 2021 - 06:19 pm

Allego ups the power at 40 stations in Germany

In Germany, the Dutch charging infrastructure specialist Allego has started to increase the charging capacity from 50 to 150 kW at 40 fast-charging locations built as part of the EU Fast-E project. In selected locations, 300 kW fast chargers will also be installed.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Statkraft takes over majority of Bee Charging shares

Statkraft makes another acquisition in the field of charging infrastructure: The Norwegian state-owned energy company announces the takeover of 51 per cent of the shares of the Swedish provider Bee Charging Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Pod Point to install more fast chargers at Lidl

In the UK, Pod Point has just announced that they will be expanding their existing agreement with Lidl stores with the installation 50 more fast chargers than originally envisaged. This means that the total number should soon be 350 fast chargers in total.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Mobile charger by Nimble Energy comes on-demand

Nimble Energy has come up with a mobile charging solution for electric cars. The Czech startup, specialised in energy storage and charging stations, is building an on-demand service called Nimbee for drivers seeking to charge on the go.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 05:22 pm

Nissan & Repsol team up on fast-charging Spain

Nissan and Spain’s petrochemical company Repsol have made a deal to, as they say, “promote electric mobility in Spain”. To start with, Repsol will install 15 fast-charging stations at their pitstops and offer discounts for Nissan EV drivers.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Ekoenergetyka installs depot chargers in Aachen

The Polish charging infrastructure provider Ekoenergetyka has installed 17 depot charging stations for electric buses in the German town of Aachen. Each has a capacity of 75 kW, and another ten of these charging stations are to follow in mid-2021.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 05:14 pm

Spain: Wallbox gains €33Mn fresh capital

Spain’s charging solutions supplier Wallbox closed a €33 million financing round led by new investors Cathay Innovation and Wind Ventures. Existing investors such as Iberdrola and Seaya Ventures were also on board.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 02:56 pm

South Korea to install 3,000 fast-charging stations in 2021

South Korea plans to install 3,000 new fast-charging stations for electric cars throughout 2021. The Ministry of Finance also plans to include 43 ultra-fast charging stations for the first time this year and will subsidise carmakers to secure sites for at least another 80 HPC stations.

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Jan 31, 2021 - 03:37 pm

Electrify America launches Electrify Commercial

Volkswagen’s dieselgate subsidiary Electrify America, has launched a new business unit called Electrify Commercial. EC is charged with providing charging equipment and services to business, utilities and government agencies. The latest client is in Arizona.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:44 pm

Freewire gathers $50Mn in third funding round

FreeWire Technologies has gained $50 million in a Series C funding round, led by Riverstone Holdings, with participation from current shareholders such as BP ventures. The new investment will enable FreeWire to accelerate international market expansion of its Boost Charger and expand production capacity.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:16 pm

UK: West Midlands to add over 100 AC charge points

In the UK, the West Midlands will get a boost to its electric vehicle infrastructure, following Warwickshire County Council’s award of a £584,000 contract to BP pulse. The former BP Chargemaster will install over 100 charge points across the region.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 06:28 pm

Shell looks to wholly own Ubitricity

Shell wants to take over the Berlin-based charging infrastructure specialist Ubitricity. Subject to antitrust approval, the deal is expected to close this year. Once the agreement is completed, Ubitricity is expected to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Is Ionity looking for external investment?

Because the expansion of the Ionity fast-charging network is progressing too slowly, the owners are discussing attracting private equity capital for Ionity. According to a media report, financial circles are talking about at least 500 million euros in fresh money.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 09:11 pm

Siemens launches new high power charging station

Siemens Smart Infrastructure released its new public fast charger Sicharge D. They claim it provides the highest peak efficiencies on the market at 96 per cent. It also features scalable, high charging power of up to 300 kW and dynamic power-sharing.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/11/regensburg-bus-depot-equipped-with-siemens-smart-infrastructure/
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