Tag: bidirectional charging

May 2, 2021 - 12:30 pm

EU project Progressus to tackle smart grids

An EU-funded project called Progressus is currently addressing three challenges in the realisation of next-generation smart grids: efficient energy conversion, smart energy management and secure monitoring – especially in the context of growing electric car sales.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Daimler launches EQS battery production

Shortly before the world premiere on 15 April 2021, Daimler has started battery production for its EV flagship Mercedes EQS. As part of the Untertürkheim site, the Hedelfingen plant section is responsible for battery system production for the EQS, followed by systems for the upcoming EQE model.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Power Day: Volkswagen plans standard battery cell

Volkswagen has just presented its technology roadmap for the battery and charging sectors up to 2030 at its Power Day presentation. The aim of the roadmap is to significantly reduce the complexity and costs of batteries. At the core of the plan are six “Gigafactories” throughout Europe.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 12:41 pm

Nissan Leaf powers the whole tree

Nissan is using its Leaf to power Christmas trees in a number of shopping malls in the Philippines in the run-up to Christmas. With this Christmas stunt, the Japanese manufacturer is demonstrating the Leaf’s bidirectional charging technology.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 06:10 pm

Electric Nation installs 100 V2G chargers in the UK

Electric Nation installed the first 100 chargers as part of its latest Vehicle to Grid trial, to demonstrate a solution to potential electricity network capacity issues as the numbers of electric vehicles increases. So far, more than 450 EV drivers applied to join the trial.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Enel X sets up offices in Shanghai as Enel X China

Enel X, the e-mobility subsidiary of Italy’s energy group Enel, is expanding into China. Enel X China has opened an office in Shanghai and will offer its charging infrastructure products and services in the world’s largest EV market.

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Nov 14, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Nuvve uses merger to enter the US stock market

The Californian Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) specialist Nuvve has announced its intention to go public through a merger with the investment company Newborn Acquisition. After completion of the merger, the joint venture Nuvve Holding is expected to be listed on the US Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol “NVVE”.

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Oct 24, 2020 - 02:13 pm

Delta & TU Brandenburg working on smart grids

Delta Electronics is working with the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) on a research project on smart grids. For this purpose, smart grids with charging points are being developed at BTU, the University of Potsdam and the Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences.

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Oct 19, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Electric Nation partners with Wallbox

The Electric Nation V2G trial, which aims to demonstrate how technology can provide a solution to potential electricity grid capacity issues as the numbers of EVs increase, has announced a partnership with Wallbox. The trial will introduce Wallbox’s bidirectional charger

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Oct 14, 2020 - 05:58 pm

ABB & DREEV present 11 kW bidirectional charger

ABB offers a new 11-kW bidirectional charging station specially designed for Vehicle-to-Grid in partnership with French company DREEV, a joint venture between EDF and Nuvve. The first target market is France, followed by the UK, Italy, Belgium and Germany.

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Sep 29, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Nissan reveals Re-Leaf as mobile power source

Nissan has developed a concept vehicle called Re-Leaf for mobile emergency power supply based on its Leaf electric model. Thanks to higher ground clearance and other modifications, the Re-Leaf can more easily access disaster areas.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 04:14 pm

The Mobility House to enter Singapore

The SP Group, a Singaporean energy utility company, has announced a strategic investment in the German charging infrastructure service provider The Mobility House. The investment amount has not been revealed. The Munich-based company intends to use the cooperation to open up markets in Asia.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 01:47 pm

V2G electric bus project takes off in London

A large vehicle-to-grid project with electric buses has now been launched at a bus depot in North London. The Bus2Grid project is testing V2G systems with an initial 28 electric double-decker buses with which more than 1 MW of energy can be fed back into the grid.

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Aug 7, 2020 - 01:12 pm

Nissan & E.On launch V2G project in the UK

Nissan and E.On have installed and successfully deployed 20 Vehicle-to-Grid chargers at Nissan’s European Technical Center in Cranfield, England. Now the two partners are looking for other companies that want to use V2G chargers.

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Jul 8, 2020 - 02:49 pm

EU reveals strategy for energy systems and hydrogen

Today the European Commission has adopted the EU Strategy for Energy System Integration and Hydrogen. The former tackles charging infrastructure and grids, while the H2 Strategy focusses on long-haul and heavy-duty vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure.

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May 20, 2020 - 01:33 pm

Is Tesla gearing up with V2G capabilities?

Tesla has apparently equipped the Model 3 and probably also the Model Y with bidirectional charging capacities. However, there are now some doubts about the corresponding report that makes the claim.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:11 pm

Oak Ridge tests inductive bi-directional charging

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have successfully developed and deployed a bi-directional inductive charging system on a UPS PHEV delivery vehicle. Bidirectionality was not the only feature of the experiment.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:03 pm

INCIT-EV project launches in 7 EU cities

The INCIT-EV project, now launched and funded by the EU Commission, is concerned with the development of innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles until the end of 2023. Under the leadership of Renault, a total of 33 partners from eight countries are participating in the project.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Honda & Moixa launch their first V2G project in London

Honda and Moixa have teamed up to launch the first fruit of their pan-European cooperation. Smart chargers with vehicle-to-grid technology have been installed in London’s borough Islington and foretell a future of bi-directional charging via CCS.

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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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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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Nov 27, 2019 - 12:20 pm

EVBox opens upgraded factory

EVBox has opened a renovated and modernised factory in Bordeaux for the production of DC charging stations for electric vehicles. The company took over the Bordeaux site in July 2018 and has been renovating it ever since.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

BMW researches bidirectional charging with partners

In the recently started research project “Bidirectional charge management”, the project partners want to develop the technologies for a charge management ready for series production. The results are to be evaluated in a field trial with 50 BMW i3 at the beginning of 2021.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 06:27 pm

Electric vans to turn generators during power cuts

Northern Powergrid has partnered with Hyperdrive Innovation and Offgrid Energy to run a two-year trial where electric van double as generators in case of power cuts. The utility is active in Britain in the North East and Yorkshire.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Electrification becomes an election topic in Britain

The British Labour party, currently in opposition, is taking a stand on electric mobility for the new elections that are likely to take place soon in the wake of Brexit chaos. In the event of an election victory, Labour wants to massively promote the purchase of electric cars with a series of measures.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/02/eu-project-progressus-to-tackle-smart-grids/
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