Tag: Charging Stations

Feb 27, 2021 - 02:33 pm

US revives school bus electrification efforts

In the Maryland county of Montgomery, an initiative for the electric conversion of buses has been launched, marking the largest single electric school bus procurement in the USA so far. Additionally, Los Angeles has ordered 10 Lion electric school buses and California has begun installing charging stations at their schools.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 02:11 pm

Efacec introduces new EV charger generation

The portuguese charging infrastructure manufacturer Efacec presented a new generation of chargers, including an AC column for private or public use, an HPC column with up to 350 kW charging power and a DC station with three charging ports and up to 120 kW.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:10 am

Prague’s charging infrastructure set to grow

The city of Prague has adopted a plan that will initially see the building of over 750 charging stations for electric cars. These are to be placed at strategically favourable locations in the Czech capital within the next four years. The City has also outlined plans for further expansion.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 09:38 pm

KiaCharge & Charge myHyundai for UK charging

In the UK Kia has launched its charging service KiaCharge. This gives the brand’s BEV- and PHEV-drivers access to more than 13,900 charge points across the UK, meaning access to around 68 per cent of the public charging network from a single account.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 12:45 am

Jolt enters US markets with MerlinOne mobile DC stations

The German-Irish charging infrastructure company Jolt Energy is expanding into the US and has announced a partnership with former New York Governor George E. Pataki and his Pataki Cahill Group. Jolt wants to establish fast-charging in inner cities in the USA

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Feb 23, 2021 - 06:49 pm

EVBox selects TSG as sales & service partner in 30 countries

EVBox has entered into a sales and service partnership with the TSG Group from France. The service provider will offer charging solutions including installation and on-site services for the Dutch company in 30 countries across greater Europe. The two companies already have a partnership in the Netherlands, France, Denmark and Croatia.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Out in the cold after a severe case of ICE-ing

Charging spots being blocked by entirely fossil-fuelled cars (ICE-ing) is, unfortunately, a common problem, but not many electric car drivers have experienced an ICE-ing as extremely as this Tesla owner: All of charging spots at a Supercharger location in Canmore, Canada, were occupied by combustion vehicles.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Electric Highway Tasmania open for fast-charging

Tasmania has made progress in charging infrastructure. The Australian states’ Premier Peter Gutwein has formally opened the Electric Highway Tasmania, a state-wide fast-charging network. It comprises twelve 50 kW chargers as well as two ultra-rapid chargers.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Singapore to install 60,000 charge points by 2030

One year after announcing to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure massively, Singapore more than doubles its claim. The government of the city-state now wants to install 60,000 charge points by 2030 and has more measures in place.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 11:45 am

South Korea aims to push EV innovation

The South Korean government, in close cooperation with the industry, has decided to push technological innovations in the field of e-mobility so strongly that the prices for electric cars will drop by the equivalent of at least 7,500 euros by 2025.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 10:12 pm

Can anyone become a charging provider? Deftpower thinks so.

The former team behind Plugsurfing and Allego has launched an AI-based software-as-a-service platform for electric vehicle charging. The promise: anyone who wants to enter the electric vehicle charging market should be able to set up their own charging app within 24 hours with Deftpower.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 06:06 am

Aral expands HPC network in Germany

Aral is now uniting all of its e-mobility activities under its new Aral Pulse brand and says it will expand its HPC network in Germany more extensively than previously planned. This should mean that by the end of the year, 500 charging points with up to 350 kW are to be in operation at more […]

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Feb 17, 2021 - 05:55 am

BMW introduces new charging tarifs in Europe

The BMW Group has introduced a new tariff structure for its charging services BMW Charging and Mini Charging in 19 European countries. Only one of the two tariffs offers fixed prices at all available charging stations. In both cases, preferential conditions with Ionity cost more.

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Feb 15, 2021 - 12:49 pm

France funds fast-charging sites with €100Mn

The French government is launching a 100-million-euro funding programme to build more charging stations for electric cars on the national road network. The scheme is for companies installing charging hubs with at least four fast-charging stations.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Shell to install half a million charge points by 2025

Petrochemical giant Shell has presented its strategy for achieving climate neutrality by 2050. From the perspective of e-mobility, one point stands out: Shell wants to increase the number of charging points for electric vehicles from 60,000 to 500,000 by 2025.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 06:19 pm

Allego ups the power at 40 stations in Germany

In Germany, the Dutch charging infrastructure specialist Allego has started to increase the charging capacity from 50 to 150 kW at 40 fast-charging locations built as part of the EU Fast-E project. In selected locations, 300 kW fast chargers will also be installed.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Statkraft takes over majority of Bee Charging shares

Statkraft makes another acquisition in the field of charging infrastructure: The Norwegian state-owned energy company announces the takeover of 51 per cent of the shares of the Swedish provider Bee Charging Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 05:22 pm

Nissan & Repsol team up on fast-charging Spain

Nissan and Spain’s petrochemical company Repsol have made a deal to, as they say, “promote electric mobility in Spain”. To start with, Repsol will install 15 fast-charging stations at their pitstops and offer discounts for Nissan EV drivers.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 01:52 pm

UK: Allstar launch EV charging payment card for fleets

Allstar Business Solutions, a provider of fuel cards in the UK, has agreed on a new partnership with Gronn Kontakt, an EV charging company owned by Statkraft. The deal means that Allstar has added a further 110 charge points to the network and coincides with the launch of a new EV charge payment card.

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Feb 6, 2021 - 12:08 pm

Australia presents weak ‘future fuels strategy’ paper

Australia discusses future fuels, however, a new paper neither includes policies to make purchasing an EV more affordable nor a phase-out plan for fossil fuel vehicles. Instead, the government wants to focus on building charging and hydrogen infrastructure.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 02:48 pm

EVBox Group launches charge management platform

EVBox Group’s Everon presents a charging management platform designed to give fleet and site managers more control over the performance of their EV charging infrastructure with the new ‘Business Portal’ software.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Tennessee to launch statewide fast-charging network

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the state’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) aim to develop a statewide fast-charging network for electric vehicles. The interstate and major highways shall see a station every 50 miles.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Ekoenergetyka installs depot chargers in Aachen

The Polish charging infrastructure provider Ekoenergetyka has installed 17 depot charging stations for electric buses in the German town of Aachen. Each has a capacity of 75 kW, and another ten of these charging stations are to follow in mid-2021.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 11:59 am

Tesla launches Supercharger production in Shanghai

Tesla has officially commissioned its charging infrastructure production facility in Shanghai to build the Supercharger V3 for China. Media reports are also circulating that Tesla could buy into BYD – but the latter denies this.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/27/us-revives-school-bus-electrification-efforts/
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