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ATCO and FLO deploy chargers in Western Canada

FLO charging stations across North America.

The duo has announced the deployment of three fast-charging stations in Alberta’s major cities This initiative is made possible by a partnership with Canadian Tire Corporation and Natural Resources Canada. “Our energy landscape is changing, which is why we are investing in infrastructure that empowers our customers to take full …

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UK Budget to propel EV growth, says GlobalData

UK Houses of Parliament

UK government earmarks funds of over £400 million for EV industry Delivering his second Budget as chancellor on Wednesday November 22, Philip Hammond announced UK government funding of over £340 million to boost sales of electric cars and to develop new regulations for driverless cars. The Chancellor confirmed that the …

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WiTricity and Texas Instruments work on wireless charging

Source: WiTricity

Texas Instruments will supply semiconductors for WiTricity’s DRIVE systems WiTricity has announced a collaboration with Texas Instruments (TI) for the use of automotive-grade semiconductor components in WiTricity’s DRIVE 11 wireless charging systems and reference designs. WiTricity’s DRIVE 11 wireless charging system enables drivers to park their electric vehicles (EVs) and ensure …

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ABB supplies 450kW fast-charging for Gothenburg buses

Volvo Bus using ABB OppCharge system

Göteborg Energi places order for two 450kW ABB OppCharge fast chargers for articulated high-capacity electric buses in Gothenburg ABB, global leader in EV charging solutions, has today announced a project with Volvo Buses, Västtrafik and Göteborg Energi to bring its 450kW Opportunity Charging (OppCharge) system to the city of Gothenburg. …

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London to turn lamp posts into EV charge points

An EV charging Lamp post

Retro-fitting lamp posts to turn them into charge points will bring major savings More of London’s lamp posts could become electric car chargers under a new plan just unveiled. The lamp posts in the borough of Wandsworth could all be converted. The British government wants to halt the sale of new …

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EV charging spikes demand for wireless smart grid

Source: OpenLV

Private LTE offers power utilities a dynamic, standards-backed communications infrastructure to support their smart grid The patterns of generation and consumption are making unprecedented demands on the electricity power grid. Distributed sources such as wind, solar and micro-grid are creating intermittent and reverse power flows in the networks that connect …

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DRIVEtheARC EV corridor launched in Northern California

DRIVEtheARC

Fifty-five fast chargers have been installed from Monterey to Lake Tahoe DRIVEtheARC has completed the chargers’ deployment and the formal grand opening of the corridor on the one year anniversary of the project’s official start. DRIVEtheARC encourages longer and more frequent trips with EVs by increasing the ease of long …

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