Tag: HPC

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 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 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 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 - 01:28 pm

Pod Point to install more fast chargers at Lidl

In the UK, Pod Point has just announced that they will be expanding their existing agreement with Lidl stores with the installation 50 more fast chargers than originally envisaged. This means that the total number should soon be 350 fast chargers in total.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 02:56 pm

South Korea to install 3,000 fast-charging stations in 2021

South Korea plans to install 3,000 new fast-charging stations for electric cars throughout 2021. The Ministry of Finance also plans to include 43 ultra-fast charging stations for the first time this year and will subsidise carmakers to secure sites for at least another 80 HPC stations.

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Jan 31, 2021 - 03:37 pm

Electrify America launches Electrify Commercial

Volkswagen’s dieselgate subsidiary Electrify America, has launched a new business unit called Electrify Commercial. EC is charged with providing charging equipment and services to business, utilities and government agencies. The latest client is in Arizona.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:44 pm

Freewire gathers $50Mn in third funding round

FreeWire Technologies has gained $50 million in a Series C funding round, led by Riverstone Holdings, with participation from current shareholders such as BP ventures. The new investment will enable FreeWire to accelerate international market expansion of its Boost Charger and expand production capacity.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Is Ionity looking for external investment?

Because the expansion of the Ionity fast-charging network is progressing too slowly, the owners are discussing attracting private equity capital for Ionity. According to a media report, financial circles are talking about at least 500 million euros in fresh money.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 09:11 pm

Siemens launches new high power charging station

Siemens Smart Infrastructure released its new public fast charger Sicharge D. They claim it provides the highest peak efficiencies on the market at 96 per cent. It also features scalable, high charging power of up to 300 kW and dynamic power-sharing.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 04:30 pm

700th Supercharger location opens in China

Tesla opened its 700th Supercharger location in China a few days ago. This speaks for a rapid expansion of the network in China, as the 500th Supercharger charging park was connected to the grid just two months ago. Within 40 days, Tesla is said to have expanded the Supercharger network by 30 per cent.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 04:56 pm

Fastned marks 14% increase in charging in Q4/2020

Fast charging company Fastned increased its revenue from charging operations in the fourth quarter of 2020 by 14% year-on-year to €1.9 million. The number of charging transactions in the Fastned network rose to over 194,000 (+12%).

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Jan 12, 2021 - 09:43 pm

Hitachi Capital invests another £10m in Gridserve

Hitachi Capital announced a £10m investment in Gridserve’s parent company, Gridserve Sustainable Energy Ltd. The firms say this is to strengthen their partnership following the successful launch of the UK’s first ultra-fast Electric Forecourt.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Allego to use Alpitronic and Tritium chargers

Allego has announced that in the future it will also rely on fast charging columns from Tritium and Alpitronic. Until now, the Dutch operator has mainly relied on DC columns from the Portuguese manufacturer Efacec.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 03:43 pm

Wenea to build 470 fast chargers in Spain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided 50 million euros to charging infrastructure provider Wenea for building more than 470 fast chargers for electric cars nationwide in Spain by the end of 2022.

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Dec 22, 2020 - 09:57 pm

Electrify Canada expands across provinces

Volkswagen’s charging subsidiary Electrify Canada has arrived in the province of Québec with the opening of two ultra-fast charging stations. Additional stations in the province will open in early 2021.

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Dec 22, 2020 - 09:27 pm

Fastned enters Switzerland with new rapid-charging park

Fastned opens its first fast-charging site in Switzerland and thus includes country number five in its HPC network. The new charging park is located near Zurich on the A1 motorway and offers a charging capacity of 300 kW for up to four EVs simultaneously.

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Dec 19, 2020 - 05:07 pm

Tesla Supercharger site in Germany upgraded

In Germany, Tesla has expanded the Supercharger site at Westerwaldpark near Oberhonnefeld by 20 charging stations of the latest generation V3. This makes the charging park with 20 V3 and 20 V2 Superchargers the largest in central Europe.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/26/fastned-closes-financing-round-with-e150-million/
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