Tag: Charging Stations

Nov 28, 2020 - 03:30 pm

Latvia starts expanding EV charging network

In cooperation with businesses, the Latvian Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD) is spearheading the effort to develop a network of electric vehicle charging stations throughout the country. By next year, the initiative plans to double the current number of charging stations.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 09:41 pm

£3.5m for 150 new charge points in Cornwall

England’s southwestern tip, Cornwall, will see the installation of 150 charge points. It is like a last goodbye from Europe as the Council secured £2.9m through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Council is committing the remaining £725,000.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla planning to manufacture chargers in China

Tesla appears to be planning a production facility for chargers near its car factory in Shanghai. Over in Europe, the prices for the Model S and Model X have been increased, while in the USA the Model X and some Model Y will have to go to the workshop for a recall.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 09:39 pm

SmartSTEP: smart charging trial enters new phase

Energy consultancy Element Energy is to lead a government-funded consortium to deliver new on-street charging infrastructure enabled by smart meters. The consortium includes Trojan Energy, Octopus Energy, and Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management solutions.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 08:44 pm

Royal Household not amused over common charging

A couple living in a property belonging to the Royal Household have said they are facing eviction over electric car charging. Having been forced to spend more time at home in lockdown, they used a common socket without permission.

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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 24, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Flanders targets 30,000 new charging points by 2025

The Belgian region of Flanders is reserving 30 million euros to build up to 30,000 additional charging points by 2025. This was announced by Flemish Mobility Minister Lydia Peeters. The aim is to provide a fast-charging facility with every 25 kilometres along the major transport axes.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 02:33 pm

Iberdrola & Porsche build charging parks in Spain

Porsche and the Spanish energy supplier Iberdrola have announced the construction of 35 HPC parks with six to eight charging points each in Spain. Twenty sites are expected to be put into operation next year, with the remaining 15 charging parks to follow in 2022.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 07:38 pm

CTEK & EVC plan 100,000 charging stations in the UK

Sweden’s CTEK, an early maker of battery management solutions, and Brighton-based EVC announced a new partnership to supply EV charging equipment and services in the UK. The order includes 100,000 units which EVC apparently wants to roll-out for free.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 01:40 pm

Fastned wants to build nine HPC parks in France

Fastned has received the first order from France. The highway operator Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône (APRR) has commissioned the Dutch company to build and operate nine charging parks. The French Ministry of Transport must still approve the contract.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 05:29 pm

Kia UK partners with BP Chargemaster & Pod Point

Kia Motors UK has teamed up with both BP Chargemaster and Pod Point to offer electric car drivers preferential terms for the provision of a home charge point. Kia says home charging would cost less than £3 depending on tariffs.

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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 19, 2020 - 09:23 pm

FCA & Kaluza to build smart charging for Fiat 500 in UK

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has teamed up with energy platform Kaluza to develop smarter charging services for its customers. The first stage of development will see a new charging service offered to Fiat 500 EV customers, using the Kaluza platform.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 06:52 pm

Total to manage charging network in Paris for 10 years

Total has won the concession tender of the City of Paris for the modernisation and expansion of the French capital’s public charging network. The concession is valid for ten years and covers the supply, installation and operation of the charging network.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 08:43 pm

ChargePoint integrates with Apple CarPlay

Operator ChargePoint now works together with Apple CarPlay. The new integration transmits charging data so that drivers can access charging information directly via their vehicle’s infotainment system.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 05:52 pm

Europcar to use NewMotion charging network

The charging infrastructure provider NewMotion has signed a cooperation agreement with the vehicle rental company Europcar. NewMotion will provide the Europcar Mobility Group with its charging ecosystem for electric cars.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 01:21 pm

New electric vehicle lobby ZETA formed in the USA

In the USA, a lobby organisation has been founded to advocate that only purely electric vehicles should be sold nationwide from 2030 onwards. There are 28 founding members of the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), including Tesla.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 12:46 pm

Germany extends stimulus for EVs until 2025

In Germany, a panel of top politicians and business leaders has decided on further incentives for electric mobility. As expected, these include the extension of the innovation premium until 2025, but also subsidies and requirements for the expansion of charging infrastructure.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Tritium launches modular charging for scalable charging networks

Australian company Tritium has launched its MSC hardware platform to enable “truly scalable electric vehicle charging networks anywhere in the world”. A modular charging system approach is designed to both cater to today’s smaller electric car batteries, as well as being able to scale for future expansion.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 03:45 pm

Electrify America charging network can Plug&Charge

Electrify America has now officially started the introduction of Plug&Charge at all charging stations in the USA. This means that drivers of compatible electric cars can now use the automated charging and payment process after online registration.

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Nov 14, 2020 - 01:02 pm

New York to expand state charging network

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the provision of $11 million to expand the US American state’s network of fast-charging stations, in order to support the wider adoption of electric vehicles.

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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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Nov 12, 2020 - 07:21 pm

FCA Italy & Engie EPS consider joint venture

FCA Italy and Engie EPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint venture in the field of e-mobility. The focus will be on energy and charging infrastructure solutions and services for the private, commercial and public sectors.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 07:44 pm

Electrify America opens 500th location

The Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America has reached a milestone in the development of its US-wide fast-charging network for electric cars. Over 500 locations with a total of 2,200 DC charging points and charging capacities between 150 and 350 kW are now in operation.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 07:26 pm

South Australia goes for electric cars

The government of South Australia is allocating $18.3 million in the upcoming State Budget 2020-21 to jump-start the uptake of electric vehicles. At the same time, the South Australian state government has shocked the EV sector imposing a road user charge on electric cars in 2021.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 10:16 pm

AU: Chargefox opens high power charging site #18

Chargefox has opened its first ultra-rapid charging station in Western Australia, the eighteenth nationally. The EV charging network provider has also signed a deal with Volvo following similar agreements with other major carmakers.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/28/latvia-starts-expanding-ev-charging-network/
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