EnBW joint venture plans fast-charging network in Turkey
Borusan EnBW Enerji, a joint venture between EnBW and the Turkish industrial group Borusan, wants to install a network of fast chargers for electric cars in Turkey. They have already received their operating license and plan to invest over five billion Turkish liras (€250 mn) by 2030.
Heliox & Recoy integrate energy prices into V2X smart charging
Heliox has teamed up with Recoy to integrate its ‘Real-time Optimisation Platform’ into its fast-charging equipment. Recoy’s platform considers energy prices in real-time and helps optimise flexible assets such as electric vehicles, stationary batteries, e-boilers and electrolysers.
Audi sets up 1.9 MWh battery storage in Berlin
Audi has opened a stationary energy storage facility with a capacity of 1.9 MWh on the EUREF campus in Berlin. The lithium-ion batteries in second use come from development e-tron vehicles and tests various interaction scenarios between electric cars and the energy grid.
First electric long distance bus in Germany
FlixBus has introduced the first fully electric bus running the long-distance in Germany. Starting this Thursday it serves four times a day between between Frankfurt and Mannheim, including stops at Frankfurt Airport and Heidelberg.
Scotland to build first sea-going hydrogen ferry
Scotland’s Ferguson Shipbuilders have managed to secure funding through the EU project HySeas III. With partners such as the Ballard or DLR and from different European countries they will build the world’s first sea going ferry running on fuel cells powered by hydrogen from renewables.
Toyota & Seven-Eleven launching fuel cell project
The basic agreement to use hydrogen and fuel cell transport to power convenience stores in Japan more sustainable had been made already last year. Now Toyota and Seven-Eleven agreed on a more detailed plan and schedule to launch fuel cell trucks and renewable energy storage systems.
Elon’s couch delivered with added benefit (video)
When Elon Musk said on TV that he was working so hard, he sometimes had to crush on a small couch in his factory, Tesla fans had decided to crowdfund a better couch for him to sleep on. Now the story developed into something even bigger.
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.