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Utilities must invest in technology to cope with growth of renewables and EVs

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Increased EV adoption will put strain on distribution networks Distribution utilities need to adopt new technologies and new ways of thinking to slash the cost of integrating renewable energy generators, electric vehicles and other distributed energy resources (DER) into their grids, according to the latest white paper from Smarter Grid …

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Canada announces expanded public EV network in British Columbia

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The Canadian government will invest C$1.15 million to build 23 EV chargers in British Columbia Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in reducing pollution. As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the government of Canada is delivering more options for them to drive where they need to …

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Electrify America’s releases Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan

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Electrify America will invest US$300 million over 30 months Electrify America has announced that its National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan for Cycle 2 is now available and that the company will start executing on the plan this year. Cycle 2 is a 30-month investment period that begins in …

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Electrify America to add battery storage to more than 100 new charging stations

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Electrify America will add a 210-kW battery to each of their stations Electrify America has announced its plan to install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more than 100 of their electric vehicle charging stations nationwide over the course of 2019. The battery systems will be deployed to mitigate higher power …

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Shell to acquire energy provider Greenlots

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Greenlots will provide smart charging infrastructure Greenlots, a US-based leader in electric vehicle charging and energy management software and solutions, has signed an agreement to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies US LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. With this deal, Greenlots’ technology and team become …

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Audi promotes EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of electric cars and buildings

“Plugfest E-Mobility” at Audi Brussels

EEBUS was tested at the Plugfest E-Mobility Audi is involved in the EEBUS initiative to promote networking across manufacturer and industry boundaries. The Audi e-tron is the first electric car whose charging system uses the new communication standard. At Plugfest E-Mobility, developers are testing cross-industry compatibility before the EEBUS standard …

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Volkswagen subsidiary creates electricity tariff

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Volkswagen’s Elli supplies 100% CO2-free Volkswagen Naturstrom to private households and small businesses with and without EVs Volkswagen Group subsidiary, Elli Group GmbH, is offering an eco-power tariff that is available throughout Germany with immediate effect. The first product from Elli is called Volkswagen Naturstrom. It comes from 100% renewable …

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Centrica to accelerate EV ambitions with dedicated Mobility Ventures team

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Centrica’s Mobility Ventures team will start by working with car manufacturers to support their dealer networks Centrica is super-charging its electric vehicle ambitions with the creation of a new team that will work to combine state-of-the-art technology with a world-class user experience for domestic and business customers. Dedicated to progressing …

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