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Chakratec secures funding for flywheel fast-charging

Illustration of Chakratec EV charging system.

Start-up secures US$4.4m for its EnerQube kinetic storage system, which it says offers an alternative to chemical batteries in fast-charging applications Much of the recent buzz around grid-scale energy storage tends to focus on batteries, whether they are Li-ion or other chemistries. But many technology developers are finding success with …

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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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Renault joins E-VIA FLEX-E fast-charging project

CCS fast-charging system

The Enel-led E-VIA FLEX-E project will see 14 ultra-fast 150-350kW charging stations built across southern France, Spain and Italy Groupe Renault has partnered with a number of European utilities and international car makers to join the E-VIA FLEX-E project, an initiative to expand high-power charging facilities across the continent. According …

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SDG&E backs charging roll-out for trucks

SDG&E CEO Caroline Winn makes the Jan 11 announcement.

California utility SDG&E has submitted a series of proposals to the local regulator that would see large charging infrastructure increased, as well as a solar-powered school bus pilot California, already cemented as one of the global centres of EV innovation and adoption, is continuing to ensure its reputation is upheld. …

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Saudi Arabia, Japan work on EV pilot scheme

Jeddah water tower at night. Saudi Arabia

Japanese firms to help Saudi Electricity Company build fast chargers and trial electric cars Saudi Arabia is well known for its thriving luxury car market, but the world’s second-largest oil producer is still in no hurry to build spur widespread EV adoption. Indeed, a recent report from Business Insider notes …

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