The Mobility House to charge MTA e-buses
The Mobility House has been selected by the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to deploy its smart charging and energy management solution ChargePilot for New York City Transit (NYCT), the largest public bus fleet operator in the US.
The Mobility House finds new US partner in Endera
The Mobility House and Endera have made public their cooperation for managed commercial EV charging. They have already delivered electric shuttles and a smart charging solution to ACE Parking and Aladdin Airport Parking, both servicing the San Diego International Airport, California.
AlphaStruxure integrates tool from The Mobility House
The US company AlphaStruxure, a joint venture of The Carlyle Group and Schneider Electric, has appointed The Mobility House as its technology partner. AlphaStruxure will use the Munich-based company’s charging and energy management system to integrate electric bus, truck and car fleets into site and distribution networks.
DCS expands fleet charging solution
In the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) is offering an enhanced version of the DCS fleet solution called Charge Now for Business. The offer is in collaboration with EVBox Group, Everon and The Mobility House.
The Mobility House adds grid-friendly charging module
The Mobility House has a new add-on module called “grid-friendly charging” for its ChargePilot energy management system. TMH says the feature enables grid operators to intelligently control multiple charging stations and help charge point operators save money.
Austrian Post AG opts for load management by TMH
Austria’s mail service Austrian Post AG is aiming to decarbonise all last-mile deliveries by 2030. To charge the growing fleet, they will install over 2,400 charging points at more than 130 locations and now opted for smart load management.
St. Louis metro receives smart charging from TMH
The Mobility House has delivered its smart charging solution to Metro Transit in the St. Louis region. Now the public transport operator can take advantage of a more intelligent charging system for an e-bus fleet that claims to be among the largest in Missouri.
TMH & PSI Transcom develop smart charging depot
The Mobility House (TMH) and PSI Transcom are working on a digital interface to advance the electrification of bus fleets. The jointly implemented VDV interface 463 enables the combination of a charging and energy management system with the depot management PSIebus.
Second life for a coal power plant in Germany
In a former coal-fired power plant in Elverlingsen, Germany, a new stationary battery storage system made up of of electric car batteries has been put into operation. The project was jointly developed by Renault, the technology company The Mobility House and the electricity storage system expert Fenecon.
Renault presents two second-life battery projects
Renault is putting two new projects for the second-life use of batteries from electric vehicles in the spotlight. Both ‘Advanced Battery Storage’ in France and ‘SmartHubs’ in the UK are aimed at helping to balance power grids as the share of renewable energy increases.
The Mobility House to enter Singapore
The SP Group, a Singaporean energy utility company, has announced a strategic investment in the German charging infrastructure service provider The Mobility House. The investment amount has not been revealed. The Munich-based company intends to use the cooperation to open up markets in Asia.
Amsterdam stadium integrates bi-directional charging
As of today, visitors to the Johan Cruijff Arena (JCA) in Amsterdam can actively contribute to the power supply of the arena with their electric cars by integrating them into the stadium’s power grid. The first of 15 bidirectional charging stations in the JCA is now officially in operation.
Former Tesla VP moves to The Mobility House
Diarmuid O’Connell, former VP of Corporate Development for Tesla, has joined The Mobility House’s Board of Directors. O’Connell’s role will be to support the automotive industry and drive strategic growth in the US.
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.
Nissan V2G project in Germany shows results
A V2G pilot project launched in Hagen, Germany, in which a Nissan Leaf is used to stabilize the power supply as part of the primary control power has rendered results. The electric car can certainly earn money as part of the energy market.
Nissan Leaf approved to feed into grid in Germany
The Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to receive approval to serve as stabilising back up of the grid in Germany. Nissan managed to take all regulatory hurdles for the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology by working with partners from the energy sector.
Renault to install Europe’s largest 2nd life battery storage
French carmaker Renault and partners have published their plan for an Advanced Battery Storage system. They say it will become the largest energy storage system in Europe reutilising batteries from used electric vehicles. The modular system will comprise of multiple sites across France and Germany.
Renault and EEM launch “Smart Island” project
Renault and EEM launched the ‘Smart Island’ project, that will give EV batteries a sweet second life on the Madeira archipelago. The French manufacturer is cooperating with utility Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira to convert Porto Santo island into a smart grid. On a small scale first.
The Mobility House joins CharIN
The Mobility House has joined the international Charging Interface Initiative (CharIn). As energy solution provider, TMH will take a key role in Vehicle-to-Grid applications.
Honda installs V2G charging in Germany
The town of Offenbach is now home to a showcase of vehicle-to-grid charging that Honda set up through its European R&D unit. EVTEC and The Mobility House are partners and help optimise energy management to maximise the use of solar power.
Singapore, Australia, SunLine Transit, China.
EV sharing in Singapore: The sovereign city-state will see the debut of its first islandwide EV sharing programme in December. Operator BlueSG, a subsidiary of French conglomerate Bolloré, wants to start with 80 EVs and 30 charging stations. Within three years, the fleet shall grow to 1,000 electric cars and the infrastructure network to 500 stations with a total of 2,000 charging points.
Electrifying South Australia: Eight fast charging stations have been inaugurated in Adelaide – among them four Tesla Superchargers. The new stations are part of a network developed in South Australia that allows Tesla drivers to commute between the north of the state, its capital Adelaide and Brisbane.
Equipment for fuel cell electric buses: For 8.3m dollars, the Californian SunLine Transit Agency has ordered a combined hydrogen PEM electrolyser and H2 station fuelling solutions from Proton Onsite and Nel Hydrogen Solutions. With an expected hydrogen capacity of up to 900 kg per day, SunLine intends to fuel its growing fleet of fuel cell electric buses in the Palm Springs area.
China’s 5-km radius rule: The rather poor Guizhou province will see an extensive EV charging network in urban areas in order to catch up with richer regions in energy conservation. By 2020, the provincial government targets one charging point within a 5-km radius in every county-level city. In Beijing and Shanghai, charging facilities are available within a radius of less than 5 km.
CharIN, Car2Go, Florida, Delaware, The Mobility House.
CharIN changes management: The innos – Sperlich GmbH was appointed operative management of the Charging Interface Initiative in January, and has been a trusted partner. CharIN is a consortium that includes carmakers and infrastructure providers that look to promote the CCS standard.
Carsharing in Copenhagen: Car2go will leave the Danish capital by mid-February. Maybe its petrol driven fleet was not as attractive as the electric cars operated by DriveNow – 400 BMW i3 are available to rent in Copenhagen.
Electric bus fleet: In Florida, Pinellas County’s transit authority is thinking about replacing old buses with up to 12 electric ones. Tests with an electric bus have been successful and the PSTA already applied for funding from the government. A decision is likely to be made this summer.
Deadline: Proposals for the Delaware Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Grant Program will be accepted through Feb. 29th. A total of 1.4m dollars in funding is available for projects that expand infrastructure for alternative vehicles of all kinds in Delaware.
Charge equipment for lease: The Mobility House and Grenke Leasing offer business customers a full charging package. The offer includes the complete charging infrastructure like charging stations, accessories, installation and servicing. Rates are available over two, three, and four years.
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