Tag: Battery Storage

Nov 21, 2018 - 09:18 pm

Zapinamo power boosts rapid home charging

There is a new player on the scene for rapid-charging boosted by stationary energy storage. Zapinamo is a Coventry-based start-up that patented a home (!) charging station with a “power boost” from an extra battery and thus enables an output of up to 350 kW.

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Nov 7, 2018 - 05:11 pm

Opel R&D centre to receive 160 EV chargers

Opel is planning to install more than 160 charging points for EVs at their research and development centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany. This is where the German carmaker will be researching future electrical grid concepts with the University of Kassel and the charging infrastructure specialists Flavia IT and Plug’n Charge.

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Oct 19, 2018 - 06:07 pm

Porsche Holding Salzburg offers Varta battery storage solution

The commercial storage solution Varta flex storage will be available for charging EVs in car dealerships across Europe, in order to help buffer grid impact, among other things. The background is a recently agreed cooperation between Varta Storage with the Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche Holding Salzburg.

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Oct 11, 2018 - 02:44 pm

Nissan and EDF Energy explore 2nd life use of batteries

Nissan teams up with EDF Energy, the UK-based subsidiary of French utility EDF, to explore secondary use of old EV batteries. The first joint project will focus on creating a business model to reuse recycled batteries of the Nissan Leaf into commercial storage systems.

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Sep 26, 2018 - 02:45 pm

Renault to install Europe’s largest 2nd life battery storage

French carmaker Renault and partners have published their plan for an Advanced Battery Storage system. They say it will become the largest energy storage system in Europe reutilising batteries from used electric vehicles. The modular system will comprise of multiple sites across France and Germany.

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Aug 20, 2018 - 02:15 pm

Rolls-Royce presents Li-ion battery for ships

Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. This is the first time the British propulsion specialist will deliver batteries to fit their drives as such units were previously supplied by an external party. The SAVe Energy system is modular.

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Jul 30, 2018 - 05:05 pm

E-STOR adapted to work with JLR batteries

The British company Connected Energy has  adapted their energy storage system E-STOR to work with old EV batteries from the Jaguar I-Pace, as well as other water-cooled batteries from EVs by JLR.

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Jul 11, 2018 - 07:21 pm

EVgo & BMW launching 2nd-life battery project

For the first time, EVgo equipped one of their fast-charging station with a back-up made from reused batteries from the BMW i3. For now said stationary set-up is a standalone but EVgo say they are planning to expand such second-life applications.

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Jun 28, 2018 - 01:20 pm

Leclanche & Exide form JV to make batteries for India

India’s largest battery maker, Exide Industries set up a joint venture with Leclanché of Switzerland to make batteries for electric vehicles and stationery energy storage in India. The partnership will focus on electric buses and e-rickshaws first and marks Exide’s transition to Li-ion technology.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Hyundai forges partnership for 2nd life batteries

Hyundai has found a user for their old electric car batteries. Finland’s Wärtsilä will reuse batteries from Hyundai EVs in their stationery energy storage facilities and wants to market their solution in 177 countries.

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Jun 26, 2018 - 05:00 pm

Belectric lends life to thousands of electric car batteries

Belectric says it has commissioned three large projects in the UK and Germany based on thousands of electric car batteries, both used and new. The batteries from different manufacturers have a total capacity of 40 MWh and are providing frequency response services to grids in Europe.

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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 2, 2018 - 01:27 pm

Daimler exits market for home batteries

With batteries in high demand Daimler decided it won’t sell any batteries to home owners any longer as they deem them to be technologically too advanced (or too precious) for residential use. The stationery storage packs were introduced three years ago via Daimler’s Accumotive.

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Apr 20, 2018 - 05:14 pm

Tesla to power Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico experienced major, enduring power shortages and reconnecting the power grid will take at least another 24 hours, Tesla has jumped on the news to help expand the solar and battery grid on the island to become more self-sufficient.

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Mar 19, 2018 - 04:24 pm

UPS installs 2nd life charging system in London

UPS has launched the ‘Smart Electric Urban Logistics’ (SEUL) initiative in London together with UK Power Networks and Cross River Partnership. Its new technology enables them to recharge an entire fleet of electric vehicles at the same time, thanks to stationery battery units.

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Feb 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Second life for Tesla Model S battery

Congressman Thomas Massie from Kentucky has retrofit an old Tesla battery recovered from a crash to power his home. It is the first instance of an off-grid Tesla battery at work as the politician who doubles as MIT engineer is disconnected from the public power grid.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/02/05/charging-solution-from-germany-visits-ski-world-cup/
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