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LG Chem invests in Enevate’s Li-ion battery technology

Enevate cell claims to have energy density of 750 Wh/L.

The advanced silicon Li-ion technology offers fast charging, high energy density and cold temperature operation California-based battery maker Enevate has secured funding from South Korea’s LG Chem to accelerate its Li-ion battery technology development for electric vehicles. The investment confirms the viability of Enevate’s  technology,  which enables electric vehicles to compete with conventional combustion engine …

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Hungary’s Mobiliti orders Tritium fast chargers

Representatives from NKM Mobiliti and Tritium

100 e-chargers to be installed in strategic locations by the end of 2018 NKM Mobilitas (Mobiliti), a subsidiary of National Utilities, the state Hungarian utilities provider which supplies gas and electricity to 4.2 million households, has ordered the first 12 Veefil-RT 50-kW DC fast chargers from Brisbane-based Tritium. The fast …

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Vattenfall launches new EV charging unit

Business charging solutions offered by the Vattenfall InCharge unit.

Sweden’s Vattenfall is to launch a new dedicated charging infrastructure business, tasked with expanding services across Northwest Europe Swedish utility Vattenfall has created a new subsidiary to expand its provision of EV charging. The company says it intends the new unit to become a leading operator in Northwest Europe within …

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Researchers find li-ion batteries are capable of 5x faster charging

CCS fast-charging system

A new testing technique has revealed Li-ion batteries can be safely charged much faster than current manufacturers’ recommendations A group of researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK  have discovered that commercially available Lithium-ion batteries can be safely charged five times faster than currently recommended. The group used commercially …

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Telekom to turn 12,000 German distribution cabinets into EV chargers

Deutschen Telekom

Deutsche Telekom aims to have the first batch of EV chargers working by the end of this year European telecoms Deutsche Telekom will be upgrading 12,000 distribution cabinets in Germany over the coming years in order to repurpose them as EV charging stations. According to a report from Germany’s Automobilwoche, …

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Fortum Charge & Drive acquires Plugsurfing

The Plugsurfing system uses smart keys and an app platform to connect drivers with chargers.

Berlin-based Plugsurfing will now show Fortum EV charging points across the Nordics Nordic utility Fortum’s EV charging business – Fortum Charge & Drive – has acquired e-mobility network provider Plugsurfing for an undisclosed sum. Plugsurfing is one of a number of independent charging service providers in Europe, and uses an …

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Ameren Missouri pushes ahead on EV infrastructure

Charging Point

Planned Charge Ahead program would encourage EV use among Missouri residents and businesses Regional US utility Ameren Missouri has filed plans for its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. If approved, the program would introduce incentives for the installation of workplace, multifamily, and public EV charging stations, …

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