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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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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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SDK creates advanced battery materials unit in China

Showa Denko graphite electrode

Tokyo-headquartered SDK establishes a dedicated unit to sell battery components to China’s booming EV industry Japanese chemicals company Showa Denko has established a new subsidiary – Showa Denko Battery Materials (Shanghai) Co. (SDBM) – to sell battery materials, with the goal of strengthening its position in the battery materials business …

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New research eyes cheaper li-ion batteries with double capacity

Gerd Ceder - Battery Research - Materials Sciences Division, Berkeley Lab.

University of California, Berkeley researchers design new energy-dense li-ion cathodes, without the need for cobalt Although lithium is often considered the key element in battery manufacturing, many other components depend on equally important rare earth supplies. With nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) lithium-ion being amongst the most common, each of these materials is …

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