Category : Energy & Infrastructure

ABB E-Mobility to build new US charging station plant

ABB E-Mobility to build new US charging station plant

ABB E-Mobility is expanding its charging station manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. by announcing a multi-million dollar investment in a new facility in Columbia, South Carolina.

Cupra offers Born customers special charging rates

Cupra offers Born customers special charging rates

Cupra has unveiled the Cupra Easy Charging app, which is analogous to the familiar charging services offered by VW brands, Cupra offers special conditions for public charging, especially to first Born customers.

Hubject launches test environment for Plug&Charge

Hubject launches test environment for Plug&Charge

Hubject has announced the launch of the Open Plug&Charge Testing System, which allows market participants to access a neutral testing environment to discover more features of Plug&Charge without any commercial obligation.

Heliox: From coarse to fine adjustment of the megawatt charge

Heliox: From coarse to fine adjustment of the megawatt charge

How will e-trucks charge on long-distance routes in the future? This is a central question that the HoLa project for high-performance truck charging along the A2 between Berlin and Dortmund aims to answer. As a project partner, Heliox is responsible for the charging infrastructure at two locations. We spoke to Christoph Liehr, Senior Business Development Manager DACH at Heliox, about the challenges of truck charging [...]

Swobbee integrates e-bike batteries from Akku Vision and AES

Swobbee integrates e-bike batteries from Akku Vision and AES

Swobbee is adding more battery types to its exchange stations, specifically e-bike batteries from Akku Vision and AES Akku Energie Systeme. At the sharing points, it is already possible to exchange batteries from GreenPack, Okai, Torrot and Kumpan, which are used in e-bikes, e-scooters and e-scooters.

Electrify America opens largest HPC park to date

Electrify America opens largest HPC park to date

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America has opened one of its largest fast-charging parks to date, located in Santa Clara, California, and featuring 14 HPC posts with outputs ranging from 150 to 350 kW under solar canopies.

E.ON puts covered HPC on the A9 into operation

E.ON puts covered HPC on the A9 into operation

Tank & Rast and the energy supplier E.ON have put new HPC pillars into operation at the Frankenwald Ost service area (A9) - and provided them with a roof. At the heart of the facility on the A9 not far from Hof are four E.ON pillars, each equipped with an output of up to 350 kilowatts.

Porsche plans 10-15 charging parks in Germany

Porsche plans 10-15 charging parks in Germany

Porsche apparently wants to set up ten to 15 of the 100 planned locations in Germany as part of its own planned fast-charging network, with a focus on the Alpine region, according to a media report.

Repsol expands its charging network in Spain and Portugal

Repsol expands its charging network in Spain and Portugal

Spanish oil company Repsol has announced a €42.5 million investment in the installation of 610 fast-charging points at its petrol stations in Spain and Portugal, with the Spanish credit institution ICO set to subsidise the roll-out with €40.7 million.

NewMotion becomes Shell Recharge Solutions

NewMotion becomes Shell Recharge Solutions

NewMotion, along with its US counterpart Greenlots, will be rebranded as Shell Recharge Solutions. The rebranding will be implemented in early 2022 and will bring together Shell's international range of charging solutions under one identity.

US lender invests 50 million euros in Qwello

US lender invests 50 million euros in Qwello

Munich-based charging infrastructure startup Qwello has booked a €50 million investment from US private equity firm Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Qwello says it can use the capital to finance its next phase of growth.