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Allego builds 1,300 more charge points in Flanders
Allego announced another major order from Belgium. Network operator Fluvius has commissioned Allego to install 1,300 additional charging points in Flanders. This is the fourth and final concession under the Flemish CPT (Clean Power for Transport) action plan.Weiterlesen
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Smatrics expands European charging network roaming
The Austrian e-mobility service provider Smatrics has announced that it has entered into several new roaming partnerships in recent months. With the charge card, customers will now have access to 44,000 charging points in Central Europe.Weiterlesen
Allego is building HPC chargers in Scandinavia
Allego is expanding into Scandinavia, where the company focuses on the installation of high-power charging stations with up to 350 kW charging capacity. Allego’s headquarters in Scandinavia will be in Stockholm. A total of 55 locations are to be set up in Finland, Norway and Sweden.Weiterlesen
Roaming partnership takes off in UK & Scandinavia
A number of charging infrastructure providers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding announcing that they will open their charging networks in the UK by the end of 2019 as part of a roaming partnership. A similar agreement has also been signed for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.Weiterlesen
Allego charging station for electric buses and cars
In Germany, Allego has opened a special HPC location near Munich. The three CCS chargers were built for Josef Ettenhuber but while the private bus company charges its three e-busses at night, during the day the chargers can be used by the public.Weiterlesen
UK: Shell installs its first ultra-rapid charger in London
Shell has installed a 150 kW ultra-rapid EV charger at a petrol station in Battersea, south London. The charger is now available for public use alongside the already existing 50 kW rapid chargers from Allego.Weiterlesen
Blackout: Major operators shut down HPC stations
Several major charging infrastructure providers have shut down their High Power Chargers over the past two days to investigate a potential safety issue with Huber+Suhner’s liquid-cooled charging cables. Extensive safety testing is unfolding as you read.Weiterlesen
FastCharge delivers high power charging at 450 kW
BMW, Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens succeed in boosting the charging capacity to a remarkable 450 kW. The companies demonstrated prototypes of both charging stations as well as dedicated demo vehicles developed as part of the FastCharge project this Wednesday in Bavaria. And, we were there to document.Weiterlesen
Allego joins Shell & Visa enabling contactless payment
Charging infrastructure provider Allego has launched a global scheme for contactless payment. The first such charging station opened in London today, where Allego works with Shell. A newly developed and certified standard enables payment via EMV (Europay, Mastercard, Visa) with just a touch (NFC).Weiterlesen
Incoming: 4,500 EV charging points in 43 Dutch cities
Allego and Ecotap received the concession to install and operate 4,500 electric car charging points across the Dutch provinces Gelderland and Overijssel. 43 cities participate and the rollout will increase the number of charging sockets fourfold.Weiterlesen
Allego teaming up with LeasePlan across Europe
Charging infrastructure provider Allego found a new partner in LeasePlan. Their electric car drivers will get access to the Allego network and also receive support in installing new stations at home and the workplace. The deal reaches across eight markets in Europe.Weiterlesen
Mega-E opens first high power charging site in Europe
The first liquid-cooled chargers delivering up to 350 kW have gone live today in the Dutch town of Eindhoven. The high power charging site is part of the European Mega -E project. The initiative led by Allego aims for 322 ultra-fast chargers in at least ten metropolitan areas in Europe.Weiterlesen
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.Weiterlesen
Allego project Mega-E secures €29M in EU funding
The Mega-E project for EV charging infrastructure will receive 29M euros in funding through the EU. Initially set up together with Fortnum, Allego is now alone in leading the project that wants to install 322 ultra-fast charging stations and 27 e-charging hubs in Europe.Weiterlesen
Dutch grid operator Alliander about to sell Allego
Parent company Alliander has announced to sell its charging infrastructure affiliate Allego. Talks with interested parties are already taking place. Alliander says that Allego would develop better with a new partner.Weiterlesen
Allego: Four Ultra-E chargers erected in Germany
The first four fast-chargers of the EU project Ultra-E are now in operation in Kleinostheim, Germany, close to the highway A3 (exit “Aschaffenburg West”). The finalisation comes just one month after Smatrics and Allego announced the installation of these stations.Weiterlesen
BMW-led consortium explores 450 kW charging
Within a three-year research project called FastCharge, BMW (consortium leader), Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens seek to explore “technical and physical limits of all components and systems involved in charging, both in the vehicle and the infrastructure.”Weiterlesen
Allego, Fortum, Cityscoot, London, California.
Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive: Both companies signed a Letter of Intent to link their charging networks and to win further partners in order to create a pan-European infrastructure net, consisting of “Multi Charging Hubs” in metropolitan areas and at highways as well as home charging stations.
Electric scooter sharing soon in Nice: After having launched its sharing service in Paris, Cityscoot intends to expand to Nice in January 2018. The company will debut with 50 electric-powered scooters, but plans to multiply this amount to 400 EVs soon after.
connexionfrance.com, avere-france.org (in French)
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Charging stations for London’s south: Wandsworth, a district of south London, sees 35 new EV charging points at 11 sites. According to the Wandsworth Council, additional 50 charging points shall follow by the end of the year.
Commission supports EV sharing in CA: In order to implement an EV sharing service, Envoy Technologies can count on 1,5m dollars, approved by the Californian Energy Commission. The sharing programme is particularly addressing disadvantaged communities in the greater Sacramento Metropolitan and the California Bay Area.
Allego, Shell, Solaris, New Zealand, Supercharger.
Shell to offer fast-charging: Allego has agreed to supply Shell gas stations with fast-chargers, first in the UK and the Netherlands, where they shall go into operation before the year’s end. London and Derby are on the list of locations with a few more in the west of the Netherlands (Randstad). How many 50 kW stations they want to install, none of the partners specified.
Autobus per favore: Italy has ordered a total of 22 electric buses built by Polish Solaris. Twelve Urbino 12 electric are expected in Bergamo with another ten going to Milan. While both cities opted for the same models, they differed in the interior as well as charging options.
At the other end of the world New Zealand’s capital ordered 32 electric double-decker. The first ten are scheduled for service from July 2018, while the other 22 are only due by 2020 and 2021. The Council of Wellington has signed with Tranzit and Uzabus for nine routes after the city called for tenders in August last year. Overall, the bus fleet is almost 500 strong.
Tesla’s Supercharger supersizing continues as the firm announced another two 40-strong charging sites after building the first in California as reported. One will come to Tesla-loving Oslo in Norway and the other to Baker, a place conveniently situated between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Not as big but expansive all the same is the latest site at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island’s mall and theme park that now call sixteen Tesla charging stations their own.
electrek.co (Oslo), electrek.co (Baker), gulfnews.com (Abu Dhabi)