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.

Smartlab and The Mobility House network their charging tools

Smartlab and The Mobility House network their charging tools

The two manufacturer-independent charging specialists Smartlab and The Mobility House have developed an interface that enables data exchange between The Mobility House's ChargePilot charging and energy management system and Smartlab's Lisy central backend system.

Renault charging service and GP Joule set up joint venture

Renault charging service and GP Joule set up joint venture

Renault charging service Mobilize Power Solutions and Schleswig-Holstein-based energy and charging specialist GP Joule Connect have agreed to form a joint venture to increasingly offer turnkey charging solutions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland - primarily for commercial fleet operators.

Aral plans to introduce Plug&Charge by the end of the year

Aral plans to introduce Plug&Charge by the end of the year

Aral aims to implement the Plug&Charge functionality at the Aral Pulse HPC pumps by the end of the year. In the past few days, Aral has successfully tested the technology together with car manufacturers and its own partners Alpitronic, has-to-be and Hubject at the charging station in Murr near Stuttgart.

Mahle announces chargeBIG Power fast charging solution

Mahle announces chargeBIG Power fast charging solution

At the IAA Mobility, the supplier Mahle announced that it is expanding its range of intelligent charging solutions for e-cars. The chargeBIG system, which is optimised for AC charging, is to be supplemented by the chargeBIG Power charging management system - and thus support fast charging with outputs of up to 750 kW.

EnBW: Twelve more large HPC parks in 2021 / Commissioning in Wörth

EnBW: Twelve more large HPC parks in 2021 / Commissioning in Wörth

EnBW has announced the commissioning of twelve more large fast charging parks by the end of the year. One of these is now opening on the A3 near Wörth an der Donau, around 20 kilometres east of Regensburg, where 16 charging points with up to 300 kW of power are now available.

E.On energy solutions for Mercedes EQ customers

E.On energy solutions for Mercedes EQ customers

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars and E.On have agreed on a cooperation in the course of which E.On will advise customers of the Mercedes electric brand EQ on solar systems, electricity storage and green electricity tariffs - and then install tailor-made solutions.

Elexon and SAP cooperate for automatic charge invoicing

Elexon and SAP cooperate for automatic charge invoicing

Elexon and the software group SAP have created an e-mobility software module for charging processes specifically for companies and fleet operators. The Aachen-based charging infrastructure specialist promises "a Plug&Charge experience in the corporate environment".

Bender and Silver Atena show DC chargers of their brand iONiX

Bender and Silver Atena show DC chargers of their brand iONiX

Bender and Silver Atena will be presenting their first DC wallbox and DC charging station for electric cars under the joint product brand iONiX at the IAA Mobility next week. Depending on the variant, these are models that comply with calibration regulations, as the duo emphasises.

Electrify America and NFI plan HPC project for e-trucks in California

Electrify America and NFI plan HPC project for e-trucks in California

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America and NFI Industries are planning the nation's largest charging infrastructure project in the U.S. to support heavy-duty electric trucks, with plans to build 34 HPC chargers for e-trucks by the end of 2023.

Shell to install 50,000 Ubitricity chargers in the UK

Shell to install 50,000 Ubitricity chargers in the UK

Following the acquisition of Berlin-based charging infrastructure specialist Ubitricity, Shell has now announced its intention to install 50,000 Ubitricity charging points in the UK by 2025, for which the group also intends to assume part of the costs.

Siemens plans another US plant for chargers

Siemens plans another US plant for chargers

Siemens is looking to significantly expand its U.S. charging infrastructure activities, with plans to build a new manufacturing facility in addition to launching the VersiCharge AC line of commercial and residential chargers.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to supply fleet charging system to Västerås

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to supply fleet charging system to Västerås

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has won an order to supply its Grid-eMotion Fleet smart fleet charging solution, unveiled last year, to the Swedish city of Västerås. The "grid-to-plug" charging system for electric buses is designed to charge more vehicles with less infrastructure.