Tag: bidirectional charging

Nov 18, 2022 - 06:51 pm

Honda e cars become a virtual power plant in Germany

Honda has received certification for a fleet of mass-produced electric vehicles for primary control reserve (PRL) prequalification by transmission system operator Amprion as part of a pilot project with Next Kraftwerke. Honda calls it a “significant breakthrough in V2G technology.” 

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Oct 6, 2022 - 03:50 pm

Volvo EX90 to support bi-directional charging

Volvo will be relying on bi-directional charging in a big way in the future. The first model from the Swedes to feature this technology will be the upcoming EX90 – other models on the new EV platform will also support V2X technology. The system has a special technical feature that significantly expands the possibilities.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Eight Hyundai Ioniq 5 form grid-balancing powerbank

In Germany, eight charging stations and eight Hyundai Ioniq 5 have fed in secondary balancing power in the area under the auspices of transmission grid operator Amprion. Amprion has also successfully placed its first Green Bond on the international capital market. 

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Sep 8, 2022 - 03:49 pm

Nissan approves first V2G charger in the USA

Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid services provider, Nissan has approved the first-ever bi-directional charger for the Nissan Leaf in the US. Fermata’s FE-15 charger has passed essential requirements from Nissan and is UL 9741 certified.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 02:49 pm

Fuso presents new generation of eCanter light truck

Daimler truck subsidiary Fuso is unveiling the next generation of the all-electric eCanter light truck. The new vehicle will be offered in weight classes from 4.25 to 8.55 tons, in addition to the currently available 7.5-tonne truck. The Next Generation eCanter will celebrate its world premiere in Japan.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 02:18 pm

Infineon & Delta to develop bidirectional 3-1 charging system for homes

The German chip manufacturer Infineon Technologies and the Taiwanese charging infrastructure manufacturer Delta Electronics have developed a 3-in-1 system that integrates solar power system, home storage and charging station. Thanks to bidirectional inverters, the electric car can not only be charged, but also act as a buffer storage for the home’s emergency power supply.

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Mar 12, 2022 - 10:01 am

PG&E & Ford testing vehicle-to-grid tech with F-150

In California, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and Ford have announced a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) collaboration. In the pilot project, PG&E and Ford will test the F-150 Lightning and its Intelligent Backup Power bidirectional charging capabilities in powering customer’s homes in PG&E’s service area.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 05:32 pm

PG&E + GM to pilot vehicle-to-home charging in California

In the USA, Pacific Gas and Electric and General Motors have announced a collaboration to pilot the use of GM electric vehicles as on-demand power sources (vehicle-to-grid, V2G). PG&E and GM aim to test the pilot’s first vehicle-to-home capable EV and charger by summer 2022.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 12:28 pm

VW introduces charging update off the production line

Soon, all electric models in VW’s ID. series will roll off the production line with a new software version that will bring advantages when charging. Most of the updates will be applied “over the air” to vehicles that have already been delivered.

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Nov 3, 2021 - 03:22 pm

Alpitronic reveals new 50-kW DC charger

The Italian charging infrastructure manufacturer Alpitronic based in South Tyrol has introduced a new DC charging solution called HYC50. The company says that this is the first wall-mountable 50 kW charger on the market.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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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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Dec 14, 2020 - 05:47 pm

FCA and Engie awarded tender for 25 MW V2G reserve

FCA Italy and Engie EPS have been awarded a contract by Italian grid operator Terna to manage 25 megawatts of electricity. This should provide ultra-fast frequency control services to Terna via a planned vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system at FCA’s Mirafiori headquarters site.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/18/honda-e-cars-become-a-virtual-power-plant-in-germany/
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