IONITY opens first HPC station in Germany
The high power charging network IONITY has opened its first location, right on the “Autobahn” A61. It is located at a pit stop operated by Tank & Rast and electric cars using CCS may charge for free throughout the end of May.
Siemens HPC chargers for electric buses in Denmark
Siemens has signed an agreement with Denmark’s largest public transportation operator, Movia, for the delivery of fast-charging stations with pantograph for electric buses. 45 communities stand to benefit from the contract and is one of Siemens biggest eBus orders ever.
GreenWay Polska to high power charge Poland
GreenWay Polska has signed an agreement with Gdańsk Transport Company to place ultra-fast charging stations with up to 350 kW along the A1 highway in Poland. The charge stops will become part of the GreenWay network starting in early 2019.
German Enercon opens first 350 kW HPC charger
Enercon has opened its first High Power Charger (HPC) in the town of Aurich, north Germany. The prototype station delivers 350 kW and marks the wind power company’s entry into the ultra-fast charging market with renewables.
CHAdeMO working on 400 kW charging
Asia’s charging standard CHAdeMO is working to up its game as the next protocol is to enable high power charging at 400 kW. For now, the latest protocol 1.2 enables 200 kW but it looks as if they are ready to go head to head with CCS.
Renault joins E-VIA FLEX-E project for HPC in Southern Europe
Renault has partnered with southern Europe’s first High Power Charging network, E-VIA FLEX-E. The network aims at charging with 150 – 350 kW just like Ionity, only that this time, it is the South of Europe that is to be connected by the year’s end. Partners include Nissan and Enel among others while funding comes […]
Efacec opens factory for fast-charging stations in Portugal
A new factory opened in the north of Portugal, where charging-infrastructure producer Efacec is planning to increase capacity to 3,800 fast-charging stations made per year with more to come. An investment of 2.5m euros made it possible and the expansion to the States is in the cards.
Audi maps Ionity’s ultra-charging network across Europe
Audi took the occasion of the Nordic EV Summit in Oslo to map out all 400 planned stations of the high-power-charging network Ionity. Set up by mayor carmakers, they started work on the first 20 stations last year and plan to hit a total of 100 stations in 2018.