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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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Super results from supercap team

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University of Washington researchers have produced new aerogel-based supercapacitor electrodes which could aid EVs and hydrogen production Whatever route future energy storage technology takes, supercapacitors will be an essential component. Although less energy-dense than batteries, they can store and deliver their energy much faster, meaning they are sought after for …

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Merecedes’ Untertürkheim plant to add battery production

Frank Deiß, Site Manager Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim Plant and Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars (l.) and Wolfgang Nieke, Chairman of the Works Council Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim Plant (r.) at the Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart.

Daimler to add its fourth battery pack production site, and its third in Germany Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz has announced that its Untertürkheim plant will be developed into an electric component facility to serve increasing demand for electric mobility. The transformation, it says, will include a new battery production at the site, …

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VW continues robotic charging partnership

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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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Chargeway helps lead on charging standards

Chargeway sticker on charging port reminds the driver what system to use.

Matt Teske’s Chargeway system could help solve driver confusion at the myriad ways to recharge your EV Electric automakers today are competing to release newer, better-performing EVs and hybrids to meet the oncoming demand for electrification. Meanwhile, companies and governments alike are attempting to put in place sufficient infrastructure to …

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