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Germany’s Tank & Rast expands charging to 150kW

Tank & Rast charging

E.ON and Tank & Rast are collaborating on the rapid charging of electric vehicles at over 90 motorway service stations throughout Germany. At over 90 Tank & Rast locations across Germany, E.ON is installing next-generation EV charging columns. With 150 kilowatts (kW), these will have three times the charging capacity …

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EVBox sets global infrastructure record

Source: EVBox

EVBox has installed 50,000 electric vehicle charging points worldwide EVBox, a manufacturer of EV charging stations and charging management software,  installed number 50,000 at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in LA, California. With an organizational focus on tackling the challenges in pushing regional electrification in transportation, adding the 50,000th charging …

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E-STOR breathes second life into EV charging network

2016 Renault Zoe and E-STOR
Source: Renault

Groupe Renault and Connected Energy have announced a partnership using second-life batteries at EV charging points. The partnership recycles Renault batteries and uses them as in new, static energy storage solutions. Prototypes have already been successfully installed at two locations in Belgium and Germany. Ireland-based Connected Energy has developed the E-STOR system …

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St. Petersburg launches EV charging trial

Traffic in St. Petersburg

ABB-backed pilot will see 20 charging stations rolled out in Russian city The first city-wide network of multi-standard EV charging stations has been launched in St. Petersburg. 20 fast charging stations have been supplied by electrical engineering giant ABB to local distribution firm Lenenergo. A number have already been put …

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Cenex takes over UK charging point database

Source: NCR

UK’s OLEV appoints research centre to oversee public NCR database of EV charging points The UK’s first “Centre of Excellence” for low-carbon and fuel cell technologies, Cenex, has announced plans for the development of a National Chargepoint Registry (NCR). Appointed by the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the …

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SolarEdge to offer direct home-solar EV charger

SolarEdge EV Charger

SolarEdge unveils a new household DC solar EV charger On July 11 2017 at the Intersolar North America exhibition, SolarEdge announced that it would begin selling its inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger by the end of the year. This first-of-its-kind offering allows EV drivers to charge their vehicles using their …

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VW continues robotic charging partnership

Source: Volkswagen

Volkswagen and Kuka have confirmed the extension of a strategic partnership that hopes to provide innovative solutions for EV charging and parking. Volkswagen recently announced that it has signed a Cooperation Contract with Kuka Robotics to further analyse two particular areas of mobility. The Volkswagen Group wants to use the …

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Chargeway helps lead on charging standards

Chargeway sticker on charging port reminds the driver what system to use.

Matt Teske’s Chargeway system could help solve driver confusion at the myriad ways to recharge your EV Electric automakers today are competing to release newer, better-performing EVs and hybrids to meet the oncoming demand for electrification. Meanwhile, companies and governments alike are attempting to put in place sufficient infrastructure to …

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