Tag: DC

Mar 31, 2020 - 07:00 pm

Fastned increases turnover by 178 per cent

The Dutch charging network operator Fastned has published its annual report for 2019. The turnover generated by charging services increased by 178 per cent to 4.5 million euros compared to 2018.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 02:05 pm

Charging infrastructure affected by coronavirus

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, not only are the production lines in most electric car plants at a standstill but now first effects on charging infrastructure are becoming apparent. This concerns both the production of charging points and the maintenance and distribution of the pillars.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 04:01 pm

Iberdrola aims to build 150,000 charging stations

Iberdrola is expanding their plans to build charging infrastructure for electric cars: The Spanish energy provider plans to invest 150 million euros over the next five years in the installation of 150,000 charging points in households, companies and cities, as well as on motorways and main roads.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Gridserve EV Forecourt breaks ground in the UK

Gridserve has today announced that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. UK firm’s first solar-powered site in Essex will house 24 rapid chargers, a supermarket and an EV education centre.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 05:49 pm

Pod Point choses Tritium DC chargers for UK rollout

Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium will be Pod Point’s preferred partner for the planned rollout of DC charging stations in British supermarkets. The first DC charging points have already been set up and more are to follow soon.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 04:27 pm

ADS-TEC is making 3.2 MW mobile charging trailers

Battery storage specialist ADS-TEC Energy has just presented the Mobile High Power Charger, which it claims is the world’s most powerful mobile rapid charging system in the form of a truck trailer. Ten electric vehicles can simultaneously charge up to 320 kW each at the HPC charging truck.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 07:23 pm

Share&Charge launches Open Charging Network

Share&Charge has just launched the Open Charging Network (OCN). The aim is to create a charging roaming network that will make digital communication between charging point operators, eMobility service providers and other market participants easier, safer and more cost-effective.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 04:18 pm

USA: Maine approves $500k for EV charging stations

In the USA, Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved four pilot projects to manage $500,000 dollars in incentives towards EV charging stations across the state. Central Maine Power and Efficiency Maine Trust (EMT) were chosen for the four pilot projects that should inform future policies to support EV deployment in Maine.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 01:53 pm

FedEx and Chanje roll out DC charging infrastructure

Fed Ex has just entered the second stage of its DC charging infrastructure project in California. The logistics giant is electrifying 42 FedEx stations through an agreement with Chanje Energy, a California-based and China-backed startup founded in 2015.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 12:58 pm

FR: Izivia shuts down most of its fast-charging stations

French network operator Izivia has shut down 189 of 217 fast-charging terminals due to security concerns. The EDF subsidiary has decided to close these stations in the Corri-Door charging network following two “hardware incidents” within a few months.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 05:54 pm

Enel X secures funding through AMBRA-E

Enel X has secured funding for the AMBRA-Electrify Europe project (AMBRA-E for short) that it coordinates. This project involves investments of 70.75 million euros and includes the construction of more than 3,000 charging stations in Italy, Spain and Romania by 2022.

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Feb 24, 2020 - 04:50 pm

Endesa signs charging agreement with Gasexpress

The Spanish energy supplier Endesa has concluded an agreement with the Gasexpress fuel station chain to install charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The plan is to set up 78 charging points at 39 locations – one DC charger with 50 kW and one AC charger with 22 kW each.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Porsche opens 7MW charging park in Leipzig

Porsche is expanding high power charging infrastructure in central Germany with the opening of a new charging park called Porsche Turbo Charging in Leipzig. The park has a total capacity of seven megawatts drawn entirely from renewable energy.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 01:36 pm

EVBox opens North America HQ near Chicago

EVBox, the Dutch charging infrastructure specialist belonging to the energy group Engie, has signed the lease for its first North American headquarters and production facility in the US state of Illinois. It is located in Libertyville, 65 kilometres north of Chicago.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 04:03 pm

Daimler T&B launches worldwide charging initiative

The E-Mobility Group from Daimler Trucks & Buses is launching a worldwide initiative to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks. The focus of the “eTruck Charging Initiative” will initially be on charging stations installed at the depots of truck customers.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 12:22 pm

EDF becomes Pod Point majority shareholder

The French electricity company Électricité de France (EDF) has acquired a majority stake in the British charging station manufacturer Pod Point. The deal is part of a new joint venture with the finance company Legal & General Capital.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 03:46 pm

European premiere for the Mustang Mach-E

Ford has now presented the Mustang Mach-E for the European public for the first time at an event. At their Europe Roadshow Ford is taking the opportunity to inform consumers about the US-American company’s path to an electrified future. Part of this plan includes installing 1,000 charging stations at European company locations over the next […]

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Feb 12, 2020 - 03:32 pm

VW & E.ON’s mobile HPCs almost ready for rollout

Volkswagen wants to push ahead with the rollout of its mobile rapid charging stations with battery storage in cooperation with the energy company E.ON. The partners have now presented the prototype of a new, flexible ultra-fast charging station in Essen.

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Feb 9, 2020 - 07:37 pm

Uniper aims to deploy 1,300 mobile fast-charging units

A new initiative from utility Uniper envisions a network of mobile, that is grid-independent, fast-chargers deployed throughout cluster regions. The firm revealed a few details ahead of the launch such as the stations serving as charging units where required as well as energy storage when clustered together at depots.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 04:50 pm

Mobile DC chargers ready to go in March

The Swiss company Designwerk has introduced a new generation of mobile DC chargers. The portable DC chargers can now charge vehicles with a voltage of up to 920 volts and are targeted towards the needs of vehicle dealers and service workshops.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 12:35 pm

Biggest EU Tesla charge park yet planned in Germany

Tesla’s largest fast-charging park in the EU will soon go online on a plot of land owned by bakery Roland Schüren at the Hilden motorway junction (A3/A46) near Düsseldorf. Fastned is also planning to set up fast-charging points for other electric cars right there.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/04/01/chargeup-europe-to-lobby-for-charging-industry/
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