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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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:35 pm

ChargeWheel funded for mobile charging trailers

The California-based company has secured $1m in seed funding to help set up the San Francisco Bay Area’s first mobile charging network. The charging network will be based on 100 of the company’s energy trailers, which combine solar power generation and energy storage for charging personal electric vehicles of all kinds.

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Apr 6, 2019 - 02:55 pm

EDF founds hydrogen subsidiary Hynamics

The French energy supplier Électricité de France (EDF) is pushing ahead with its hydrogen efforts. At the Hanover Fair, the Paris-based company announced the establishment of a new subsidiary called Hynamics. Its aim is to make EDF a major player in the global H2 sector.

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Mar 31, 2019 - 11:47 pm

Arval installs 50 chargers at HQ

The British leasing company has partnered with NewMotion to install a total of 50 chargers at their main office in Swindon, as well as another 10 in Manchester, with more to follow in Birmingham.

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Mar 30, 2019 - 08:12 pm

UK: Gridserve to build 100 EV high power charging sites

The British company Gridserve has announced plans to build a series of pit-stop-like charging sites for electric vehicles, complete with solar farms and power storage units. 100 of these EV-specific rest stops are to be developed over the next five years with a budget of no less than a billion pounds and mighty partners on […]

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Mar 28, 2019 - 04:39 pm

Ireland: EasyGo.ie partners with Tritium in Ireland

EasyGo.ie, a privately-owned electric vehicle charging network in Ireland unveiled what it claims to be the first publicly-available DC charger in the country. EasyGi.ie announced plans to install 88 of Tritium’s DC rapid chargers by the end of 2020, with at least 20 to be deployed by the end of 2019.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 05:12 pm

UK: ChargePoint Services coming to supermarkets

British ChargePoint Services that operate the GeniePoint network announced a plan with Morrisons supermarkets to provide 50-100kW rapid EV charging at their stores across the nation. The first charging stations will have been constructed and operational by the end of April.

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Mar 24, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Renault rolling-out V2G trials across Europe

Renault has launched the first large-scale bi-directional charging pilot projects in Europe, starting in Utrecht, the Netherlands and on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo. Similar projects will follow in five more European countries with the aim to develop services and gather learnings for future harmonisation.

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Mar 21, 2019 - 03:04 pm

Ionity reports progress of high power charging

Ionity has provided an update on the establishment of its high-power charger network in Europe: it is on schedule and currently has 63 sites with an average of six charging points in operation in nine European countries. Further 52 sites are under construction and the CEO considers expansion.

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Mar 20, 2019 - 11:34 pm

UK: BP Chargemaster open large rapid-charge hub

BP Chargemaster and its network arm Polar have opened what they claim to be Britain’s biggest rapid-charge hub in Milton Keynes. Up to eight electric vehicles can charge with up to 50 kW at the multi-standard stations. The set-up uses existing facilities.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 05:11 pm

JLR installs 166 NewMotion charging points

Jaguar Land Rover has had NewMotion (Shell) install 166 charging points at their development centre in Gaydon. The 7 kW chargers are ready for employee use. JLR will also install charging stations in the Gaydon visitor car park and later at other locations in the UK.

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Mar 16, 2019 - 07:21 pm

Fastned wins UK charging tender

Fastned, the Dutch fast charging operator, has won a second tender in the UK from the North East Joined Transport Committee. It includes the installation of five fast charging sites in Gateshead, Blyth, Whitley Bay, Washington and Kingston Park, each equipped with two 50 kW charging stations.

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Mar 16, 2019 - 07:01 pm

Skoda planning 7,000 factory charging points

As part of its electrification offensive, Skoda will set up almost 7,000 charging points in and around the three Czech plants in Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny and Vrchlabí by 2025, spending a total of around 32 million euros for the charging infrastructure upgrade.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/04/18/uk-17mw-virtual-power-plant-vpp-to-utilise-ev-batteries/
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