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Queensland spin-out to launch EV battery demonstration plant

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Pure Battery Technologies’ Queensland facility will produce its first material for the start of 2019 A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains. Pure Battery Technologies has raised US$1.74 million, which will …

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Electrify America opens first California EV fast charging station

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Electrify America’s fast chargers can deliver 20 miles of range per minute The Country Hills Shopping Plaza in Torrance, California will be the first DC fast charging station to open in the state as part of Electrify America’s plan to install approximately 160 charging stations in California by June 2019. …

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ComfortDelGro to introduce direct current fast charging for EV

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ComfortDelGro direct current charger promises to charge an EV in 30 minutes Anyone who owns an electric vehicle knows that a full charge takes anywhere between three and four hours. Soon this will be a thing of the past with a new direct current (DC) fast charging service from ComfortDelGro. …

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Mercedes-Benz ships world’s first fuel cell and plug-in hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Marktstart für weltweit erstes Elektrofahrzeug mit Brennstoffzelle und Plug-in-Hybrid-TechnologieMercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Market launch of the world's first electric vehicle featuring fuel cell and plug-in hybrid technology

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL vehicles are the first to run on both electricity and a hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz is setting a further milestone on the road to emission-free driving with the handover of the first GLC F-CELL vehicles to selected customers in the German market. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined …

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Kongsberg selects Leclanché energy storage to power electric and hybrid marine industry

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Leclanché will provide nine of Kongsberg vessels with a total of 45 MWh batteries Leading global maritime technology company Kongsberg Maritime has selected Leclanché, one of the world’s leading storage solutions companies, as its battery partner and supplier of customised marine energy storage solutions. The partnership contributes to Kongsberg’s new …

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Opel Engineering Centre to receive over 160 charging stations for EV research

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Opel will use the chargers to develop an optimised intelligent charging system The Engineering Centre at Opel’s company headquarters in Rüsselsheim will become a laboratory for electric-mobility. Together with Kassel University, along with charging infrastructure specialists FLAVIA IT and PLUG’n CHARGE, the carmaker will conduct research into the ideal setup …

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Pennsylvania regulators adopt new EV charging policy

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Pennsylvania new regulations will clarify that electricity provided by EV chargers is not reselling or redistribution Pennsylvania utility regulators have approved a new policy aimed at clarifying rules about how power is resold, in an effort to promote investment in public electric vehicle charging stations. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission …

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Energy Web Foundation announces EV charging toolkit for EW Origin

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EWF’s toolkit will help chargers verify the origin of its electricity, promoting renewable energy sources The Energy Web Foundation (EWF) has announced the release of a new electric vehicle charging toolkit. This EV-focused software toolkit expands the functionality of EW Origin – a portfolio of blockchain-based toolkits for verifying and …

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