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Trillium CNG moves into hydrogen

Source: Trillium CNG

CNG supplier Trillium to expand its services to include hydrogen fuel stations, as well as solar installation and EV charging infrastructure The US’ Trillium CNG, a supplier of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fuelling facilities, is expanding its services into hydrogen infrastructure. The company announced on February 6 that it …

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BP invests US$5 million in mobile EV chargers

FreeWire unit at BP retail site.

The fuel retailer will test FreeWire’s technology at sites in the UK and Europe during 2018 BP has invested US$5 million in FreeWire Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of mobile EV rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units to its retail sites. San Francisco-based FreeWire specialises …

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Hungary to expand EV charger network

Source: Fortum Charge & Drive

Fortum Charge & Drive and Hungary’s NKM National Utilities will install 100 new chargers NKM National Utilities says it is currently identifying the right locations for charging stations and seeking to co-operate with suitable hosts, including fuel stations, local municipalities, hotels, car parks and retail outlets to expand EV charging …

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EV Charge Network program launched in California

EV Charge Network program

The three-year program officially starts in 2018 with a budget of US$130 million In the first quarter of 2018,  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will begin installing new EV chargers in partnership with business customers, the first of which is Merced College. “Merced College’s Los Banos Campus is excited …

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Good Energy enters EV pilot agreement with NewMotion

Charging Point

NewMotion to install smart EV charging points at offices in Wiltshire Following a successful six month trial, EV charging point supplier NewMotion will work in partnership with renewable energy supplier Good Energy to develop an EV charging offering for the latter’s business and domestic customers. The announcement comes days after …

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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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“Trackless electric train” tested in China

Electrans train

China’s CRRC promises an electric train without tracks, but range and charging times may need improvement Electric trams and trains are a favourite of efficient transport planners, but cities do not always have the infrastructure, space or budget to create new systems. One solution proposed by China’s CRRC Corp. is …

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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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