May 9, 2022 - 03:38 pm
Anglo American presents fuel cell heavy-duty mining truck
Mining and resources group Anglo American has unveiled the prototype of what it claims is the world’s largest hydrogen-electric mining vehicle. The nuGen dump truck combines multiple fuel cells with a 1.2 MWh battery pack for a total output of 2 MW and can carry a payload of 290 tons.
Mar 19, 2022 - 01:39 pm
Ebusco takes over 40% of Zero Emission Services
The Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco has acquired 40 per cent of the share capital of Zero Emission Services (ZES) from Engie. Founded in 2020, the Dutch company ZES works on overall concepts for zero-emission inland shipping.
Sep 8, 2021 - 04:17 pm
First ship fitted with ZES battery containers hits the water
The Dutch company Zero Emission Services (ZES) has launched the first vessel bearing its exchangeable battery containers, so-called ZES packs, onboard, effectively turning the ship into an electric boat. The Alphenaar now operates between Alphen aan den Rijn and Moerdijk on behalf of the Heineken brewery.
Aug 13, 2021 - 02:37 pm
NatWest bank to install 600 chargers by 2023
The British National Westminster Bank (NatWest) wants to install 600 charging points at its locations by 2023. The charging points will also be available for use by the bank’s customers. The contract to supply the charging infrastructure goes to the Engie brand Equans.
Jul 30, 2021 - 02:47 pm
Australian government funds fast-charger expansion
On behalf of the Australian government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded funding totaling 24.55 million Australian dollars (roughly 15,2 million euros) to five providers to build a total of 403 new fast-charging stations.
May 20, 2021 - 10:32 pm
Daimler Trucks partners with CATL, Shell, Siemens, Engie & EVBox
CATL will supply batteries for the production version of the announced Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul from 2024 onwards. Daimler’s commercial vehicle division has also entered into its own collaborations with Engie, EVBox, Siemens Smart Infrastructure for EV infrastructure and Shell for fuel cell truck infrastructure.
Mar 10, 2021 - 12:58 pm
Electric refuse trucks arrive in Manchester
The English city of Manchester now operates the UK’s largest fleet of all-electric refuse trucks. It took garbage collectors Biffa only a few months to replace the fleet, although the council funding certainly helped.
Jan 28, 2021 - 05:01 pm
Engie to install 1,000 charge points at Premier Inn hotels
The British hotel chain Premier Inn has commissioned the energy group Engie to supply up to 1,000 fast charging points for electric cars. They plan to set up 600 charging points with more than 50 kW capacity at 300 hotels within the next three years.
Dec 14, 2020 - 05:47 pm
FCA and Engie awarded tender for 25 MW V2G reserve
FCA Italy and Engie EPS have been awarded a contract by Italian grid operator Terna to manage 25 megawatts of electricity. This should provide ultra-fast frequency control services to Terna via a planned vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system at FCA’s Mirafiori headquarters site.
Dec 13, 2020 - 08:13 pm
EVBox aiming for IPO on NYSE in spring 2021
EVBox Group plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with investment firm TPG Pace Beneficial Finance. The listing is expected to take place towards the end of the first quarter of 2021.
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.
Nov 12, 2020 - 05:19 pm
Scania, EVBox & Engie partner up for charging commercial vehicles
Scania is cooperating with charging infrastructure provider EVBox and energy utility Engie to promote the use of electric trucks and buses in Europe. The trio’s cooperation is scheduled to run for four years and focuses on charging solutions for electric commercial vehicles.
Jun 30, 2020 - 04:05 pm
Engie launches waste partnership with Biffa
The UK-based Engie has agreed to launch a partnership with waste management company Biffa to provide electric vehicle charging facilities across their UK sites. This is to support Biffa’s ‘Resourceful, Responsible’ sustainability strategy.
Jun 4, 2020 - 06:01 pm
Battery swapping for Dutch container ships
With their newly founded joint venture Zero Emission Services (ZES), a Dutch consortium has taken up the cause of zero-emission inland container shipping. The initiators want to put the first electric ship into operation this year.
May 27, 2020 - 06:04 pm
FCA and Engie begin V2G pilot project in Turin
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has launched a joint Vehicle-to-Grid project with Engie EPS at its Mirafiori plant in Turin. In the first phase, 64 bidirectional charging points will be installed, which will grow to include capacity for over 700 electric vehicles in the final stage.
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.
Feb 18, 2020 - 01:52 pm
Fiat Chrysler starts Fiat 500 BEV pre-series production
Fiat Chrysler has completed the production lines for the electric version of the Fiat 500 at its Mirafiori plant in Turin and has started production of the pre-series. Production of the hybrid version of the Maserati Ghibli has also started.
Dec 4, 2019 - 10:27 pm
BE: Engie installs new wind park + charging island
In cooperation with Engie, the port of Zeebrugge becomes the location of the largest onshore wind farm in Flanders with a total capacity of 44 MW. Engie will also install the country’s largest EV charging island with 308 charging points by EVBox.
Nov 18, 2019 - 06:20 pm
Jaguar to integrate Jedlix smart charging in I-Pace
Jaguar now cooperates with the Dutch smart-charging specialist Jedlix to integrate the latter’s application into the infotainment system of the Jaguar I-Pace from early 2020. Jedlix helps to optimise charging processes.
Oct 7, 2019 - 06:02 pm
US brewery to use 21 BYD heavy-duty e-trucks
The US brewery Anheuser-Busch will use 21 BYD electrically powered heavy-duty trucks in its Californian fleet as part of a government project. The BYD 8TT electric trucks are scheduled to go into service at the end of this year.
Sep 19, 2019 - 03:47 pm
Microsoft EVs in Shiphol now charge intelligently
Microsoft’s Dutch headquarters “The Outlook” in the Schiphol Central Business District is now capable of operating 40 charging stations for electric vehicles with an infrastructure that was originally designed for only 17 charging stations thanks to intelligent energy management.
Jun 16, 2019 - 08:33 pm
FCA teams up with Engie & Enel X for charging solutions
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has concluded two charging infrastructure cooperations for future electric cars and plug-in hybrids of the Group. Enel X will provide for the installation of charging stations in Italy, while Engie will roll-out infrastructure in 14 other European countries for FCA.
Nov 26, 2018 - 05:06 pm
Dedicated electric taxi charging coming to Yorkshire
Councils in West Yorkshire have struck a deal with France’s Engie to install 88 rapid charging stations which will be free to use until late 2021. Moreover, each station will reserve a bay for electric taxis and shared electric vehicles.
Oct 15, 2018 - 05:30 pm
Hyundai to target FCEV market of France
Hyundai is getting ready to roll-out fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure in France. 5,000 FCEVs await shipment from Korea latest by 2025. Moreover a cooperation agreement with Engie and Air Liquide is imminent.
Jun 10, 2018 - 02:48 pm
Engie fits 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cells
The energy provider Engie has fitted a fleet of 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cell range extenders from Symbio, in Rungis, near Paris, for their employees. A hydrogen fuel station was also installed at the location.
Apr 20, 2018 - 07:27 pm
IONITY negotiating with Volvo, FCA, PSA, Jaguar and Tesla
IONITY, the high power charging cooperation between BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen, along with subsidiaries Audi and Porsche, is negotiating with other potent partners such as utilities and even Tesla, who maybe interested in joining.