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Delaware launches workplace charging programme

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US state to offer rebates of up to 75% on workplace charging equipment Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is looking to encourage businesses, non-profit organizations, and local governments to install EV charging stations for employee use, via the newly launched Delaware Workplace Charging Program. Participants in …

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Siemens to build third eHighway in Hesse

eHIghway in action. Source: Siemens

Electric truck powerline will connect transport links outside of Frankfurt Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a 10km stretch of autobahn. This would be the third such “eHighway” the engineering conglomerate has worked on, following …

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St. Petersburg launches EV charging trial

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ABB-backed pilot will see 20 charging stations rolled out in Russian city The first city-wide network of multi-standard EV charging stations has been launched in St. Petersburg. 20 fast charging stations have been supplied by electrical engineering giant ABB to local distribution firm Lenenergo. A number have already been put …

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Cenex takes over UK charging point database

Source: NCR

UK’s OLEV appoints research centre to oversee public NCR database of EV charging points The UK’s first “Centre of Excellence” for low-carbon and fuel cell technologies, Cenex, has announced plans for the development of a National Chargepoint Registry (NCR). Appointed by the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the …

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SolarEdge to offer direct home-solar EV charger

SolarEdge EV Charger

SolarEdge unveils a new household DC solar EV charger On July 11 2017 at the Intersolar North America exhibition, SolarEdge announced that it would begin selling its inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger by the end of the year. This first-of-its-kind offering allows EV drivers to charge their vehicles using their …

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34 fast-chargers for Trans-Canada Highway

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New FAST Charge units include localised energy storage, allowing EV drivers to charge using off-peak electricity new agreement between Toronto’s eCAMION, Dallas-based Leclanché North America and Geneva-based SGEM will see the partners install a network of 34 fast-charging stations along the Trans-Canada Highway (TCH). It is hoped that the project …

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VW continues robotic charging partnership

Source: Volkswagen

Volkswagen and Kuka have confirmed the extension of a strategic partnership that hopes to provide innovative solutions for EV charging and parking. Volkswagen recently announced that it has signed a Cooperation Contract with Kuka Robotics to further analyse two particular areas of mobility. The Volkswagen Group wants to use the …

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