Category : Energy & Infrastructure

eTaxi Austria opens pilot location for charging tests

eTaxi Austria opens pilot location for charging tests

The eTaxi Austria project for testing automated conductive charging technology for e-taxis directly at taxi ranks is becoming concrete: Before pilot operation starts, a project location has now been realised at the Wien Energie site at the Simmering power plant in order to implement various application scenarios in practice.

Heidelberger Druck doubles wallbox production

Heidelberger Druck doubles wallbox production

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has now commissioned a second production line for the manufacture of its wallboxes at its Wiesloch-Walldorf site, citing rising demand as the reason for the investment.

Siemens presents HPC column with up to 300 kW

Siemens presents HPC column with up to 300 kW

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has unveiled its new Sicharge D fast charging station. The station is optimized for public charging and is designed to ensure low operating costs with high power throughput thanks to its high efficiency.

Stadtwerke München orders depot management from PSI Transcom

Stadtwerke München orders depot management from PSI Transcom

Stadtwerke München (SWM) has commissioned PSI Transcom to supply the depot management system PSIebus for electric buses. The software will be used to manage and control the electric bus dispatching at the Moosach and Ost depots.

Wirelane announces new additions to senior management team

Wirelane announces new additions to senior management team

The eMobility company Wirelane, based in Munich and Berlin, is strengthening its management team: Bernhard Seidl will become the new Chief Financial Officer, Chris Blättermann will take on the position of Vice President Software Products and Sebastian Bott will become Vice President Customer Service & Maintenance.

Paris public transport operator orders 274 e-bus chargers from Ekoenergetyka

Paris public transport operator orders 274 e-bus chargers from Ekoenergetyka

Polish charging infrastructure provider Ekoenergetyka has won another major contract, with Paris-based public transport operator RATP commissioning Ekoenergetyka-Polska to supply electric bus chargers with a total capacity of around 24.5 megawatts.

Renault offers free home charger to Zoe buyers

Renault offers free home charger to Zoe buyers

Renault is launching a limited offer for private customers in Germany, who will receive a free Schneider Electric EVlink Wallbox G4 Smart home charger in addition to a €10,000 electric bonus when financing or leasing the Renault Zoe until the end of February.

Volkswagen tests charging solutions in new development area in Wolfsburg

Volkswagen tests charging solutions in new development area in Wolfsburg

In Wolfsburg's new Steimker Gärten district, Volkswagen Immobilien has put seven of a total of twelve charging boxes with a capacity of 22 kW into operation on a test basis in the underground car parks of the new Lindenhöfe and Promenaden Carré development projects. The new district serves the Group as a real-life laboratory for e-mobility.

First HPC stations of the E-VIA FLEX-E project online

First HPC stations of the E-VIA FLEX-E project online

In Italy, the first fast-charging stations have now been connected to the grid at three IP-branded filling stations as part of the European E-VIA FLEX-E project. Four more locations in Italy are to follow later in 2021.

Tesla opens 700th Supercharger location in China

Tesla opens 700th Supercharger location in China

Tesla opened its 700th Supercharger location in China a few days ago, which speaks to a rapid expansion of the network in the Middle Kingdom, as the 500th Supercharger charging park went online just under two months ago. Within 40 days, Tesla is said to have expanded the Supercharger network by 30 percent.

Compleo apparently doubles sales in 2020

Compleo apparently doubles sales in 2020

Charging point manufacturer Compleo Charging Solutions has achieved its 2020 growth target, based on preliminary, unaudited figures, with full-year revenue doubling year-on-year.

Stadtwerke implements "e-storage" charging solution in Halle

Stadtwerke implements "e-storage" charging solution in Halle

As part of the "eStorage" project, Stadtwerke Halle will expand a charging park of the city administration on the basis of an innovative electric storage unit. The city of Halle had put the project out to tender. Now the local municipal utilities announce that they have been awarded the contract.

Canton of Zurich awards 880 charging stations to Repower

Canton of Zurich awards 880 charging stations to Repower

Plug'n Roll, the e-mobility provider of Swiss energy supplier Repower, has been commissioned by the Zurich government to equip the canton's own properties with charging infrastructure. The canton anticipates an even higher demand for the period up to 2030.