UK: 50,000 EV chargers to be installed at schools and universities
In the UK, charging infrastructure provider EO Charging and energy service provider eEnergy announce plans to install at least 50,000 charge points for electric vehicles at schools, colleges and universities by 2030. They want to start with 200 units this April, rising to 2,000 by the end of 2022.Weiterlesen
EO Charging set for smart charging older EVs
UK charging solutions provider EO Charging has filed a patent for new technology. The company says its new ISO 15118-compliant chargers and software will allow EO to perform smart AC-charging on legacy fleet electric vehicles that are not compliant with the 15118 standard.Weiterlesen
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British EO Charging expands into the US market
UK-based EO Charging has announced its expansion into North America and is looking to select the site for its North American office, set to open in early 2022. The new division will deliver EO’s complete fleet charging system throughout the Americas, as well as “additional offerings”, so the company.Weiterlesen
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EO Charging and Moixa connect for smart EV charging
The UK charger manufacturer EO Charging and smart grid firm Moixa are cooperating to create a dedicated smart home battery and solar package for electric vehicles. The system is designed to store renewable energy and to use it to charge the EV.Weiterlesen
‘Plug In Suffolk’ launches with 100 stations
In England, EO Charging and Suffolk County Council are launching a charging network called ‘Plug-In Suffolk’ with 100 charging stations, which will be installed by local businesses across the county. This is the fully open public charging network in the UK, meaning that EV drivers make contactless payments with no need to register with networks […]Weiterlesen
Smart charging solution to retrofit for homes
EO Charging of Britain has launched a small device that offers Automatic Load Management (ALM) for simpler EV chargers such as those often used at home. The eoALM module is separate from an EO charger and monitors a building’s energy profile.Weiterlesen
Poland, Utrecht, Tesla, Venson + EO Charging, Ballard, Kandi.
EV only zones in Poland? Poland’s Ministry of Energy is looking into introducing ‘low-emissions zones’ in cities, a Polish newspaper reports. This may be a push for coal as much as for green transport as the country relies on carbon sources for its energy needs, while the ruling party PiS pushes back more sustainable alternatives.
cleantechnica.com, parlamentarny.pl (in Polish)
Ten electric buses have been acquired by the Dutch town of Utrecht, where they replace ten older diesel vehicles. The 12 metre models will serve an entire line by spring next year and have been bought in a joint effort by the Utrecht public transport bus provider, Qbuzz, the municipality, and the province.
Supercharging Ireland: Tesla is to expand to the republic with a new store, likely in Dublin, as well as EV charging stations by 2017. Ireland is the last Western European country missing on the Tesla map and was due to be connected already this year.
Clean fleet cooperation: Leasing company Venson Automotive Solutions partnered with charging infrastructure provider EO Charging, to help fleet providers switch to electric. They set up the ‘CleanFleet‘ service, which uses GPS data to see if a more electric and/or hybrid fleet is feasible.
Ballard bus update: Ballard Power Systems is to deliver technology for 300 fuel cell buses in the Chinese cities of Foshan and Yunfu reportedly. The latter has now taken delivery of ten such hydrogen buses, while Foshan received the first twelve earlier this month.
Kandi is to sell 50,000 EV over 5 years through Shanxi Coal, a strategic cooperation agreement sets out. Kandi says the agreement is to stabilise the firm’s EV business in times of varying subsidy policies.