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Vattenfall launches new EV charging unit

Business charging solutions offered by the Vattenfall InCharge unit.

Sweden’s Vattenfall is to launch a new dedicated charging infrastructure business, tasked with expanding services across Northwest Europe Swedish utility Vattenfall has created a new subsidiary to expand its provision of EV charging. The company says it intends the new unit to become a leading operator in Northwest Europe within …

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Denmark welcomes charging stations from Siemens

Siemens charging system in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Siemens supplies high-power charging (HPC) stations for electric buses, rated at levels 150kW, 300kW and 450kW Siemens has signed a three-year contract with Danish transport agency Movia to deliver charging stations for electric buses in Denmark. The scope of work includes installation, commissioning, civil engineering works and the Siemens remote monitoring …

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ElaadNL launches new P2P charging payment system

Harm van den Brink, innovator at ElaadNL and Enexis is charging a mini Telsa on the IOTA charging station at the ElaadNL test site in Arnhem.

Dutch charging research group ElaadNL has unveiled its first IOTA-powered charging station, allowing users to pay for power using a blockchain-like system As the global EV charging network has grown, so too has the complexity of interacting with it. Multiple providers offer multiple methods of payment, apps and account systems …

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US$8m for Shell-Toyota LA hydrogen station

Project Portal Class 8 FCEV. Source: Toyota

The California Energy Commission has given provisional approval to help fund the Project Portal hydrogen project at the LA and Long Beach terminals While Tesla works quietly on its electric Semi, down the coast Toyota has its plans for a hydrogen-powered version for drayage operations. Dubbed Project Portal, Toyota is …

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Shell, Anglo American have high hopes for HyET

HyET's HCS system

Metals and oil giants invest in Dutch HyET’s hydrogen compression technology The technology investment unit of oil supermajor Shell – Shell Technology Ventures (STV) – and Anglo American Platinum have announced a new investment in Dutch low-carbon tech firm HyET. The company has developed an electrochemical hydrogen compression (EHC) technology …

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Electrify America chooses fast-charger suppliers

Electrify America Chargers by BTC Power

US EV infrastructure builder Electrify America chooses ABB, BTC Power, Efacec and Signet to provide more than 2,000 fast-chargers across the US Electrify America plans to place hundreds of charging stations within and around 17 metropolitan areas and along multiple nationwide highway corridors across the US. Over a ten year period …

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Hubject breaks new ground with Plug&Charge

smart EQ fortwo with Plug&Charge

New charging system uses modern encryption to authorise EV charging Berlin’s Hubject has developed a new charging solution for EVs which uses the car and charge port alone, excluding the need for the conventional suit of RFID-based charging cards and smartphone apps. Hubject  says its proprietary Plug&Charge ecosystem makes the charging process …

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