Apr 23, 2020 - 03:11 pm

Oak Ridge tests inductive bi-directional charging

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have successfully developed and deployed a bi-directional inductive charging system on a UPS PHEV delivery vehicle. Bidirectionality was not the only feature of the experiment.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 05:16 pm

Ekoenergetyka to provide Radom’s bus chargers

The Polish charging infrastructure provider Ekoenergetyka has received another order for electric bus charging infrastructure – this time from Radom. The Polish city is ordering two high-speed chargers for intermediate charging as well as a mobile depot charging facility.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 02:57 pm

CIIF secures Church support in the UK

The manager of the UK Treasury’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund has announced a second close valued at £80m.  The support comes from the Church Commissioners for England group with HM Treasury matching, as was announced by the fund management company Zouk Capital.

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Apr 19, 2020 - 01:47 pm

Aiways patents autonomous charging robot

The Shanghai-based Aiways has registered seven patents in Europe and China for the development of its autonomous charging robot. The device, called CARL, is activated via an app, finds the electric car independently and docks automatically without the driver having to be on site.

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Apr 16, 2020 - 03:52 pm

Byton selects Qmerit as charging partner in the US

Byton has selected Qmerit as their new charging partner for wallbox installations in the USA. The agreement is for the installation of Level-2 residential charging hardware, leveraging Qmerit’s contractor network to help provide customer service.

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Apr 15, 2020 - 07:35 pm

Largest utilities in China invest in charging infrastructure

China’s two largest power utilities, State Grid and China Southern Power Grid, are investing heavily in the expansion of charging infrastructure. State Grid plans to provide 2.7 billion yuan this year alone, and China Southern Power Grid plans to provide 25.1 billion yuan within four years.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 12:54 am

Volkswagen to bring mobile HPC stations in China

Volkswagen is bringing its flexible (ie semi-mobile) fast-charging (HPC) stations to China via a joint venture. A date for the planned start of production has also been set but the approval of the authorities for the joint venture is still pending.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 02:39 pm

Australian initiative to build hydrogen infrastructure

The Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia signed an agreement to explore the potential of fuel cell vehicle filling infrastructure in Western Australia. They will build and operate a hydrogen station in the Perth area, fueling a showcase fleet of Toyota Mirai.

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Apr 2, 2020 - 02:50 pm

UPS invests in artificial intelligence

The logistics & delivery corporation UPS plans to spearhead a project to explore the way Artificial Intelligence systems can optimise charging electric vehicle fleets and integrate onsite renewables to reduce emissions and energy costs.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 02:05 pm

Charging infrastructure affected by coronavirus

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, not only are the production lines in most electric car plants at a standstill but now first effects on charging infrastructure are becoming apparent. This concerns both the production of charging points and the maintenance and distribution of the pillars.

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Mar 24, 2020 - 12:18 pm

CATL to enter charging infrastructure business

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL plans to enter the market for charging solutions through a cooperation with the charging station operator Baicheng New Energy. The joint venture is to develop the growing charging infrastructure market in China.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Lamp post charging solution from India

There’s a curbside charging solution from India as Magenta Power unveils a street lamp charge post. The ChargeGrid Flare, designed in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is for the Indian market first.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 05:27 pm

UK updates EV charging infrastructure grant schemes

In a move resembling the new PiCG policy, the UK Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has confirmed the continuation of all three charging infrastructure schemes. The extension, however, comes with reduced grants but also some broader terms, e.g. the inclusion of charging for larger electric motorbikes.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 04:01 pm

Iberdrola aims to build 150,000 charging stations

Iberdrola is expanding their plans to build charging infrastructure for electric cars: The Spanish energy provider plans to invest 150 million euros over the next five years in the installation of 150,000 charging points in households, companies and cities, as well as on motorways and main roads.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Gridserve EV Forecourt breaks ground in the UK

Gridserve has today announced that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. UK firm’s first solar-powered site in Essex will house 24 rapid chargers, a supermarket and an EV education centre.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/04/23/oak-ridge-is-testing-inductive-bi-directional-charging/
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