May 31, 2018 - 06:20 pm

High Power Charging in Switzerland and Austria

The DACH region is catching up with high power charging stations as both Ionity and Smatrics opened first HPC locations this week. While Ionity focuses on motorways, Smatrics together with Wien Energie connected metropolitan Vienna.

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May 31, 2018 - 05:09 pm

French Meridiam taking over Dutch Allego

French investment firm Meridiam that specialises in infrastructure has bought Dutch Allego from Alliander. The latter had been wanting to sell its EV charging arm for some time. The acquisition is to propel Allego further across Europe’s growing charging landscape.

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May 31, 2018 - 12:26 pm

Vattenfall launches EV charging network in UK

Swedish utility Vattenfall is hitting at the EV market in Great Britain as they want to bring their charging network ‘InCharge’ to the Isles this June for the first time. They aim to connect commercial as well as public partners to install charging poles across the country.

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May 30, 2018 - 03:49 pm

Ultra-fast charging in Italy as Ionity teams up with Enel

The high power charging initiative of mostly German carmakers, Ionity, is coming to Italy through a cooperation with energy giant Enel. Their agreement includes the installation of 20 HPC locations before the end of 2019 with Enel bearing installation and operation.

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May 30, 2018 - 03:23 pm

NewMotion pushing further into Europe with Arval

Charging infrastructure provider NewMotion is making use of its partnership with Arval to integrate more European countries in its network. Norway will be the first in this joint initiative, with the UK or France to follow suit.

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May 29, 2018 - 06:42 pm

Canberra to receive 50 EV chargers

The Australian Capital Territory will receive 50 new standard dual electric vehicle chargers beginning delivery this year, before completion in the next. The 456,000 dollar initiative is funded by the Territory government.

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May 28, 2018 - 08:39 pm

VDL opens test area for e-bus charging

The Dutch utility vehicle specialist VDL has opened a testing location in Valkenswaard to test charging infrastructure for electric buses. At the charging square, a total of 7 vehicles can be charged simultaneously in different ways.

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May 23, 2018 - 05:24 pm

New Tesla Supercharger with up to 250 kW performance

Tesla is planning the presentation of the next Supercharger generation for late summer this year. This was admitted by Elon Musk on Twitter after a user queried him. The Superchargers of the third generation will feature “major improvements all round.”

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May 22, 2018 - 06:29 pm

Revolta Egypt to establish network by 2020

The Egyptian company Revolta Egypt has stated that it will be possible to charge an electric car everywhere in Egypt by 2020. The first phase started in February with stations being built along the Cairo-Suez road.

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May 22, 2018 - 02:45 pm

UK planning major battery and HPC network

The UK is installing a battery supported HPC charging network for electrified vehicles. The company Pivot Power and the National Grid are planning to connect 45 battery storage units with critical infrastructure junctions as part of a 1.6 billion pound project.

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May 19, 2018 - 04:51 pm

SAE releases new conductive charging norm

SAE International has released the new Norm SAE J3068 in North America for the conductive charging of medium and heavy electric utility vehicles. It resembles the European norm IEC 62196 for type 2 and CCS.

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May 15, 2018 - 08:06 pm

ABB is charging Iceland fast and renewably (video)

Iceland is becoming Europe’s greenest country, not so much for its meadows but geothermal activity rather that provides them with an endless supply of renewable energy. Add to this hydropower and you have a mix that can power their subsidised electric cars cleanly.

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May 15, 2018 - 06:33 pm

Wireless charging for BMW 530e iPerformance optional

BMW has been pondering to offer wireless charging for its 530e iPerformance this year for some time. However, such induction will now become available first as an option for leasing customers only but production of the system is set to start this summer.

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May 15, 2018 - 05:30 pm

UK: Pop-up charge point by Urban Electric

On-street charging has become less obtrusive with this solution by British startup Urban Electric. Their UEone which they call a pop-up charge point disappears out of sight when not in use. A trial is underway together with the Oxford City Council.

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May 14, 2018 - 02:47 pm

Utility EnBW to equip 100 pit stops with HPC stations

EnBW, the main energy provider in Germany’s south, has forged a new partnership that will result in a high power charging network located on the home turf of BMW, Daimler and Porsche. And this time, the HPC stops won’t be limited to motorways alone.

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May 13, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Huber+Suhner present HPC solution for up to 500 kW

Huber+Suhner will present their fast charging system RADOX HPC for electric vehicles on the 15th of May in Hannover at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe. This will allow for charging currents up to 500 kW.

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May 12, 2018 - 08:55 pm

PG&E orders 2,500 charging stations from EVBox

The charging infrastructure specialist EVBox has announced the securement of a major contract from the USA: The energy provider Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) wants to purchase up to 2,560 charging stations from the Dutch company.

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May 8, 2018 - 06:53 pm

High power charging in all forms with Proterra

Proterra is entering the high power charging segment as their new solutions comply with the latest SAE standards. This includes plugging in as well as hanging in there, as in overhead charging systems. The new applications range from 60 kW – 500 kW.

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May 8, 2018 - 06:07 pm

All-in-one EV charging controller by Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact has launched a new AC charging controller that combines all of the control and monitoring functions in one compact housing. Increased functionality such as RFID authorisation allows for semi-public and commercial applications.

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May 7, 2018 - 04:41 pm

Volvo and Vattenfall team up for EV home charging

Volvo and the utility Vattenfall have launched a joint offer for electric car charging in Sweden. All customers that have opted for a Volvo PHEV and have a house in Sweden may order the ‘InCharge Smart Home’ directly via the ‘Min Volvo’ website.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 06:55 pm

CEUC: New fast-charge corridor for Europe

The EU Commission is supporting the construction of 118 fast charging stations for the CEUC (Central European Ultra Charging) project. Smatrics was chosen as a service provider for the rollout, operations and maintenance of the network.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 06:18 pm

Korea: public-private hydrogen station network

South Korea’s government and leading corporations of the country agreed to start a business with the aim to install a network of hydrogen filling stations. Hyundai as well as the state-owned Korea Gas Corporation are part of the deal set for this November.

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