Tag: Charging Stations

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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Oct 10, 2019 - 06:33 pm

Electrify Canada plans 20 fast-charging stations

The Canadian arm of Volkswagen’s dieselgate subsidiary Electrify America is set to expand its nation-wide EV charging network with over 20 installations planned to roll out at select Canadian Tire retail locations across Canada.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 04:45 pm

Ireland reshapes EV and charging subsidies

Ireland is reshaping its EV measures. Subsidies and some funds have been discontinued, while others have been extended or created. More funds have been allocated for electric vehicle purchase and charging infrastructure, and requirements on charging provisions in new buildings have been added.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 12:37 am

Electrify America now offers Level 2 EV home charger

The VW charging infrastructure subsidiary Electrify America now offers a home charging station for electric cars. The ‘Electrify America Electric Vehicle Home Charger’ features a charging power of up to 7.6kW and is available on Amazon for $499.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 04:58 pm

22 articulated electric buses to grace Nantes

The Nantes Métropole association of municipalities is starting to integrate electric buses into its TAN network. By November, all 22 electric buses on line 4 will be in operation. The 24-metre-long articulated buses in tram design come from the Swiss manufacturer Hess.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 06:43 pm

Plug&Charge pilot coming to France in 2020

EV charging platform provider Virta, charge point provider Efacec, the Departmental Energy association of Yonne (SDEY) and Hubject are preparing a plug and charge pilot project set to start in 2020 in France.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 04:30 pm

ViriCiti reveals platform for mixed bus fleets

The telematics specialist ViriCiti has revealed a monitoring system for operators of mixed bus fleets. “Mixed Fleet” integrates all types of buses (electric, hybrid, hydrogen and diesel) and their energy infrastructure into one platform. The first deployment will start in October.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 03:49 pm

ABB to charge driverless VDL fleet at Singapore port

ABB has received an order to supply and commission the charging infrastructure for a VDL fleet of autonomous electric logistics vehicles at the new Tuas Port in Singapore. Delivery is scheduled to take place between September 2020 and August 2022.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Alstom develops conductive charging for electric buses

Alstom shows a ground-based recharging system for electric buses, further development of its SRS system for trams. The prototype now presented in the Spanish city of Málaga is equipped with a 200 kW charger that charges a twelve-metre electric bus from Linkker.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 05:55 pm

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.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 05:48 pm

Norwegian gas station replaces petrol with electricity

A small sensation has occurred in Norway: The petrol station chain Circle K has installed six fast-charging stations for electric cars in Oslo. This is particularly worthy of mention because the company had to remove petrol pumps to make way for the chargers.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 05:06 pm

Enel X participating in Hubject joint venture

The energy group Enel X is investing a strategic 12.5 per cent in Hubject. By joining the joint venture, Enel X will be able to extend the interoperability of its European network beyond the 8,000 public charging points currently available to its customers.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Tesla chargers blocked again

During an event in Yorktown, New York last Sunday, all Tesla supercharger berths were blocked by parked combustion engine cars. It is unclear whether this was a pre-coordinated action.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 04:10 pm

Porsche develops precision measuring for HPC

Porsche has just announced that they have developed a DC charging meter that can identify the user, log the time of charging, and measure current, voltage, and time during the charging procedure. The Porsche DC Energy Meter is a meter for direct-current charging stations with an output of up to 350 kilowatts.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 03:39 pm

Tritium opens new plant in Los Angeles

The Australian fast charging station manufacturer Tritium has opened a new plant in Los Angeles. Tritium now has expanded manufacturing and logistics capacities for the American market as well as a research and development department.

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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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Sep 22, 2019 - 03:01 pm

Fast-charging network expansion in Switzerland

The Swiss charging station network evpass has joined forces with the oil companies and pit stop operators Tamoil, AVIA and Oel-Pool to set up a network of ultra-fast charging stations for electric cars in Switzerland under the name evpass Express.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Florida initiative to install 1,000 charging ports

Florida Power & Light (FPL) announced a new initiative that will significantly increase EV charging infrastructure in the sunshine state. The FPL EVolution program includes a bold plan to install 1,000+ charging ports at 100+ locations across Florida.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/13/battery-backed-opportunity-charging-for-heavy-duty-electric-vehicles/
13.10.2019 15:55