Tag: Charging infrastructure

Sep 14, 2021 - 02:57 pm

NSW aims to install 1,000 high power charging bays by 2027

The government of New South Wales, Australia, has released details for its electric vehicle charging masterplan, which aims to install 1,000 ultra-fast charging bays along major routes. The plan for the rollout of 350-kW chargers promises the biggest EV charging network of any state or territory in Australia.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Shell to finance Ubitricity charge points in the UK

Shell is to install 50,000 Ubitricity charging points in the UK by 2025. The transitioning oil producer acquired the Berlin-based charging infrastructure specialist Ubitricity earlier this year. Shell says it will assume part of the costs for the new charging points.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 05:20 pm

Louisiana funds charging points across the state

In the USA, funding for electric vehicle charging stations worth a total of more than $1.7 million is being allocated to 26 local government agencies, universities and electric utilities in the state of Louisiana. These have been financed with the proceeds of the case against Volkswagen in the wake of the diesel scandal.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Maryland to spend $3.7Mn from Volkswagen settlement

This week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state awarded $3.7 million from Maryland’s settlement with Volkswagen for diesel-gate to install EV charging stations. The money is going to 37 sites for public and workplace charging.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Connected Kerb expands to South London

Connected Kerb is working with the London borough of Lambeth in the South of the British capital. The partners want to install 22 EV chargers across eleven council estates for drivers who do not have access to off-street parking.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 04:46 pm

Russia set to subsidise EV and battery manufacturing

The Russian government is to offer subsidies to manufacturers of electric vehicles and batteries to co-finance the costs associated with the construction of plants and to special investment contracts. Electric cars are also to be allowed to drive free of charge on toll roads from next year on a trial basis.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 04:54 pm

Volta Industries lauches PredictEV

Volta Industries announced the launch of its PredictEV product, a machine learning and artificial intelligence solution for infrastructure planning, with a multi-year commitment from US utility Southern Company.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 03:47 pm

Hydro-Québec launches pilot to support school buses

In Canada, electricity utility company Hydro-Québec has launched a pilot project with Autobus Groupe Séguin to support the electrification of school buses. Several Québec-based suppliers will participate in the project, including Lion Electric, Malco Électrique and AddÉnergie.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 03:45 pm

Kansas City trials streetlight EV charging posts

In the USA, Kansas City, Missouri has launched a pilot project to install public Level 2 EV charging stations on light poles. By the end of this year, the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC)  plans to have 30 to 60 chargers in place throughout the city.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 06:18 pm

Western Australia begins electric highway

In Western Australia, the government has announced 45 locations for an electric vehicle fast-charging network in the state. The infrastructure network includes up to 90 fast-charging stations and backup chargers at locations connecting Perth to regional Western Australia.

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Aug 12, 2021 - 02:50 pm

ChargePoint acquires ViriCiti & has.to.be

In Europe, the US charging provider ChargePoint has acquired electric bus and commercial vehicle management provider ViriCiti for around 75 million euros. This should allow ChargePoint to accelerate the electrification of fleets. After acquiring has.to.be last month for around 250 million euros, this is ChargePoint’s second major acquisition in Europe within a few weeks.

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Aug 11, 2021 - 05:55 pm

Forest River & Lightning partner up on e-buses

Forest River, which is the largest maker of shuttle buses in North America, and Lightning eMotors that specialises in electric commercial vehicles for fleets, have announced a strategic partnership worth approximately $850 million. The partners aim to put up to 7,500 electric shuttle buses on roads in the US and Canada by 2025.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 05:04 pm

A negative charge for Ionity

German top managers get a negative charge from Ionity: Karl-Thomas Neumann is now another top German automotive manager to be disappointed in the charging network from Ionity.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Canadian government funds charging infrastructure

This week, the Canadian government announced a total investment of over $32 million (CAD) to install 853 electric vehicle charging points across the country. The initiative should also raise public awareness about zero-emission vehicles and advance green transportation initiatives.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 03:55 pm

Australian state of Tasmania boosts charging

In Australia, the Tasmanian Government has launched a second Electric Vehicle ChargeSmart Grants program, providing $600,000 (AUS) for fast and destination charging stations for electric cars in regional Tasmania and at key tourism destinations.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Allego to provide charging for Radisson hotels

Allego has entered into a collaboration with Radisson Hotel Group to build charging infrastructure for electric cars at its hotels. Allego will provide and operate AC and DC charging solutions at more than 220 Radisson Hotel Group locations across Europe.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 04:54 pm

NZ extends EV road charges exemptions

In New Zealand, Transport Minister Michael Wood has extended the exemption on Road User Charges (RUC) for electric vehicles. This saves Kiwis driving electric vehicles around $800 a year in addition to the country’s EV subsidy, the Clean Car Discount.

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Jul 6, 2021 - 05:09 pm

ABB to charge Yutong buses in Qatar

The first 10 buses from the extraordinary order of 741 Yutong zero-emission buses have arrived in Qatar. The buses will be provided with charging infrastructure from Swiss-Swedish company ABB.

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Jun 24, 2021 - 02:29 pm

EU: ChargeUp Europe sets concrete demands

ChargeUp Europe, the lobbying association of European charging infrastructure providers founded last year, is appealing to the EU Commission to set binding national targets for charging infrastructure as part of the reform of the Alternative Fuels Directive (AFID).

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/18/osprey-to-install-150-hpc-charging-hubs-in-the-uk/
18.09.2021 18:32