Jan 10, 2020 - 12:13 am

Chakratec enters North America with Blink Charging

Israel’s Chakratec that specialises in energy storage for ultra fast-charging stations is coming to North America. Chakratec is now collaborating with Blink Charging supported by a $900,000 grant from the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy Program.

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Jan 9, 2020 - 11:30 pm

Ionity orders 324 HPC columns from ABB

ABB has received a follow-up order from charging network provider Ionity for an additional 324 HPC charging stations. The columns with the new Ionity design will be installed in 24 countries during the second phase of the Ionity grid expansion by the end of 2020.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 04:08 pm

Innolectric introduces new onboard charger

The German company Innolectric has completed the development of its 22 kW onboard charger with silicon carbide technology and intends to start series delivery from the second quarter of 2020. According to the manufacturer, demand is high.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 03:13 pm

Wallbox shows off bidirectional charger

At the CES this year, the Spanish supplier Wallbox is presenting the Quasar, a bidirectional home charging station for electric vehicles. Quasar will also be compatible with solar and battery storage systems, but sports a price is significantly higher than those of conventional wallboxes.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 02:04 pm

EVBox presents new fast chargers

The Dutch charging infrastructure supplier EVBox has presented its EVBox Troniq 100 rapid charging station with up to 100 kW charging power at CES. In addition, the EVBox Ultroniq (up to 350 kW) has received a new design.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 02:40 pm

LS Power takes over EVgo

EVgo, one of the largest fast-charging networks for electric cars in the USA, has a new owner: LS Power just took over the company from Vision Ridge Partners. EVgo will remain as an independent brand under the umbrella of LS Power. The transaction is expected to close in early 2020, financial details have not been […]

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Dec 22, 2019 - 12:11 pm

MAN installs stationary battery in Hamburg

At the depot of the Hamburg-Holstein transport authority (VHH) in Hamburg Bergedorf, a stationary 500 kWh storage facility – fitted with discarded batteries – has been connected to the depot’s charging network. The aim is to optimise the power supply at the depot.

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Dec 22, 2019 - 12:01 pm

OCPP certification available for charging

Companies that use the Open Charge Point Protocol 1.6 (OCPP 1.6) in their charging products can now certify their implementations. The Open Charge Alliance has launched an independent certification program for this purpose.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 11:20 am

Electrify America & Bank of America partner up

Electrify America will cooperate with the Bank of America to install EV charging stations at “select financial center locations across the U.S.” Around 40 charging stations featuring a total 140 EV chargers will be available at select BoA locations by the end of 2020.

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Dec 16, 2019 - 06:16 pm

Fastned to install 13 HPC parks in Belgium

The Dutch Fastned has received approval for 13 motorway sites in Belgium. The High Power Chargers, designed for a charging capacity of up to 350 kW, are to be installed on existing parking areas directly on the most important motorways.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 04:57 pm

Porsche teams up with Electrify Canada

Porsche Cars Canada announced an agreement with Electrify Canada where the VW subsidiary will provide buyers of the first fully-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of free charging at Electrify Canada’s public charging stations.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 01:09 pm

Mathieu Bonnet will be Allego’s new CEO

Mathieu Bonnet has been appointed new CEO of charging infrastructure provider Allego. This position was previously held by Anja van Niersen, who will now take over from Sandra Lagumina as Chairman of Allego’s Supervisory Board.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:36 pm

Pod Point is PSA’s new charger supplier in UK

Groupe PSA has named Pod Point as its exclusive charge point supplier for its business in the UK. Electric cars from Peugeot, Vauxhall, DS Automobile, and Citroën will be offered alongside chargers from Pod Point following the signing of a two-year deal.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Volvo Buses launches another 2nd life programme

Volvo Buses aims to give its e-bus batteries a second life. In cooperation with Stena Property and Stena Recycling, the company will use its electric bus batteries as stationary energy storage in the Fyrklövern complex in Gothenburg.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 07:09 pm

Nio and Xpeng cooperate with charging networks

China’s Xpeng Motors and Nio are cooperating to provide their customers with access to each other’s public charging infrastructure. Both carmakers operate their own DC stations in China. Nio will also offer Xpeng customers the installation of home chargers.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 05:37 pm

Zap-Map announces voice support

The UK-based EV charging platform Zap-Map announced the launch of a voice-activated function for Google Assistant, allowing users to search for nearby charging points without having to take their hands off the wheel.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 04:38 pm

Amsterdam stadium integrates bi-directional charging

As of today, visitors to the Johan Cruijff Arena (JCA) in Amsterdam can actively contribute to the power supply of the arena with their electric cars by integrating them into the stadium’s power grid. The first of 15 bidirectional charging stations in the JCA is now officially in operation.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ubitricity using green power from EDF for UK

Ubitricity has selected EDF Energy as its green power supplier for all its lantern charging points in the UK. More than 1,800 of these now exist in ten municipalities, including Liverpool, Portsmouth and central London districts such as Westminster.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/10/chakratec-enters-north-america-with-blink-charging/
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