Tesla Making Pre-Fabricated Superchargers To Speed Up Install


Tesla is building entire Supercharger setups on concrete slabs for ease of installation

Chakratec partners with Premier Inn on first kinetic EV charging installation in Germany

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This is also the first indoor installation of its kind. Flexible configurations make Chakratec’s solution suitable for indoor or underground sites, as well as retrofit or new building projects.


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Tesla rolls out clever prefab Supercharger model for faster installations


A recent Supercharger installation in Beaver, Utah, has caught the eye of the electric vehicle community. Based on an image shared of the Supercharger site, it appears that the charging stalls have been pre-installed on a large concrete slab.

TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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TECO 2030 ( earlier post ) is aiming to establish Norway’s first large-scale production of fuel cells, optimized to be the heart of hydrogen-powered ships and other heavy-duty installations.

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GM EV Factory ZERO first US auto plant to install 5G technology

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General Motors announced that Factory ZERO, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, the company’s all-electric vehicle assembly plant, is the first automotive plant in the US to install dedicated 5G fixed mobile network technology. Installing 5G at Factory ZERO is an essential step in the transformation of this plant, and signals how important advanced manufacturing is in the ongoing race to an EV future.

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Aral to build more than 100 350kW ultra-fast charging points at retail sites in Germany

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The first phase of the roll-out will see chargers installed and connected at about 30 Aral sites, mainly those located by motorways, trunk roads and at metropolitan sites. In the long term, Aral has identified potential to build ultra-fast charging stations at several hundred locations.

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Scandlines installing Norsepower’s rotor sail solution on board hybrid ferry

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Ferry operator Scandlines signed an agreement with Norsepower Oy Ltd, leading clean technology and engineering company pioneering modern wind propulsion technology, to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board the M/V Copenhagen , a hybrid passenger ferry. Since 2013, Scandlines has invested more than €300 million in building and retrofitting ferries from conventional diesel-driven to hybrid ferries.

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Linde to build, own and operate 24MW PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen

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Linde will build , own and operate a 24MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. Linde has installed close to 200 hydrogen fueling stations and 80 hydrogen electrolysis plants worldwide. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s industrial customers through the company’s existing pipeline network.

Scuderi Group to build and to install LPG-powered split-cycle generator with compressed air storage capability

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The signing of the agreement begins the process of building and installing the first LPG-powered Scuderi power generator and energy storage systems. According to the agreement, Scuderi Group will build and install the power generation units at the Association’s San Juan headquarters and adjoining elderly care facility and at other locations around the island include buildings in Trujillo Alto, Ponce, and Maunabo.

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EGEB: Ireland to build the Atlantic’s first floating offshore wind farm


UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. more… The post EGEB: Ireland to build the Atlantic’s first floating offshore wind farm appeared first on Electrek.

NY launches first EV charging station installation rebate initiative for public and private locations; $5M available

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Cuomo announced that $5 million is available as part of the first rebate designed specifically for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces, office buildings, multi-family apartment buildings, and public locations such as theaters, malls, parks and retail locations. Depending on installation costs and the model/make of the charging station, installers can save up to 80% of a typical installation’s total cost.

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BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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The new pilot plant will enable us to close the final gap in the value chain from battery cell development, to production of modules and powertrain components, all the way to installation of fully assembled high-voltage batteries at our vehicle plants.

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Toyota installs stationary fuel cells at Honsha Plant

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Toyota Motor Corporation has installed stationary hydrogen fuel cells at the energy management facility at its Honsha Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture; the fuel cells started operations on 12 September. kW have been installed. Working toward zero CO 2 emissions through these initiatives, Toyota will also carry out technology development and testing with the aim of minimizing CO 2 emissions from the building’s operation.

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CATL to build new $280M, 80 tpy LFP cathode materials plant in China

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China-based battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) and its subsidiary Shenzhen Dynanonic signed an agreement with Jiang’an county government (located in south-west China’s Sichuan province) to build a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials plant with a production capacity of 80 tpy. Roskill said that in 2020, the installation of LFP batteries in EVs is reported to have increased by around 21% y-o-y, to 24.4

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4 Things to Consider When Installing Your EV Charger


Unless you’re an experienced electrician or DIY wizard, the idea of installing your own electric vehicle (EV) charger might be daunting. Is it possible to install it yourself? Can I install my EV charging point myself? Always hire an experienced and certified installer.

Methanol fuel cell developer Blue World closes €6M investment round, leases production building

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The company has also signed a leasing agreement on a new production building at the Port of Aalborg. On the facilities side, Blue World Technologies will take over the new building on 1 January 2021 and will initiate installation and test of production equipment in the following months. This first factory we are building are smaller than first planned, but it is still one of the world’s largest productions of methanol fuel cells.

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CF Industries to build green ammonia plant in Louisiana

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The company will install an electrolysis system at Donaldsonville to generate carbon-free hydrogen from water that will then be supplied to an existing plant to produce green ammonia. CF Industries’ Board of Directors has approved a green ammonia project at the company’s flagship Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex to produce approximately 20,000 tons per year of green ammonia.

Audi building 160,000 m2 photovoltaic system for Gy?r, Hungary plant

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Together with E.ON, Audi is building a solar energy park on the roofs of the two logistics centers of its plant in Gy?r This will create Europe’s largest photovoltaic system installed on a building at the Audi Hungaria plant in Gy?r. We are also installing new technologies at all our plants to reduce our water consumption, avoid air pollution and improve recycling.

BMW’s ReachNow installing Light & Charge locations in Seattle; 100 chargers at 20 new public sites

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ReachNow, the mobility services division of the BMW Group, Woodland Park Zoo, and the City of Seattle celebrated the successful installation of the first of 20 Light & Charge electric vehicle (EV) charging locations that will more than double the number of Fast Chargers publicly available in Seattle. It also was awarded the first LEED gold building certification in any zoo across the country.

SpaceX is building launch pad tanks out of Starship parts and that’s a big deal


SpaceX has begun installing the first of numerous propellant storage tanks at its first orbital South Texas launch facilities – a mostly ordinary and expected step made extraordinary by the fact that those tanks will be built out of Starship parts.

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Retraining Electricians to Install EV Charging Stations – Verde Energy Efficiency Experts

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We need to physically be in a space to see what we can recommend and install – which is commercial and public building energy efficiency upgrades. . Do we pay installers to stay home, or do we not pay them?

Volkswagen Group Canada forms Electrify Canada to install network of ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers

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Volkswagen Group Canada has formed Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada. The initial Electrify Canada plan includes the installation of 32 EV charging sites near major highways and in major metro areas in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. The company will engage with local vendors to locate, build and operate the network.

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Electrify America to install 2,800 charging stations at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings across US

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Electrify America LLC announced it will install more than 2,800 workplace and residential charging stations by June 2019 in 17 of the biggest metropolitan areas in the United States. Approximately 75% of the new charging station sites will be located at workplaces, with the remainder at apartment buildings, condominiums and other multi-family properties. Chargers installed under this program will be interoperable with the Electrify America charging network.

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myenergi Partners with EV Comply

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myenergi champions independent installers with all-new online platform. While saving time and money for the consumer, installers benefit from sales leads direct to their inbox. Rather than leaving the customer to find an installer themselves, we’ve essentially automated the process.”.

3 Key Benefits of Installing EV Charging Stations for Businesses

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Are you on the fence about installing an EV charging station at your place of business? With that in mind, let’s consider three key advantages of installing an EV charging station at your place of business.

Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

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After a decade in the solar power installation business, Bradley Bartz is tired of being Mr. Nice Guy. He’s filed suit against Torrance, the proud home of Exxon/Mobil’s refinery, for stopping him from installing solar panels in the Hillside Overlay district. Its wholly interpretive guidelines can be used to approve or disapprove a building, addition or remodel completely on subjective principles. solar installers. The building inspectors, limited at best.

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Siemens building first stretch of eHighway on public roads in Germany

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Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn. The system will be installed on the A5 federal autobahn between the Zeppelinheim/Cargo City Süd interchange at the Frankfurt Airport and the Darmstadt/Weiterstadt interchange.

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German startup I SEE Electric Trucks GmbH building electric variants of Opel Viraro and Movano

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German startup I SEE Electric Trucks GmbH is building electric versions of the Opel Vivaro and Opel Movano. Optionally, an additionally installed bioethanol heater is available. Because the battery packs are securely installed under the vehicle, the full loading space is available. The company already has more than 25 model variants available, with two battery sizes—40 kWh and 55 kWh—offering range of up to more than 200 km (124 miles).

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More Than 1,800 EV chargers installed under Recovery Act

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US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that to date, more than 1,800 electric vehicle chargers have been installed under the Recovery Act. Coulomb Technologies, ECOtality, General Motors and others have been moving forward to install the charging stations as part of the Administration’s investments in US electric vehicle manufacturing and alternative vehicle infrastructure.

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Kyocera installs solar-powered recharging station for EVs, backup energy in disaster

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KCCS) have installed a Solar Cycle Station for EV at the headquarters of Shintec Hozumi Co., Shintec Hozumi installed a 230kW Kyocera solar power generating system on the rooftop of its headquarters to provide clean energy for the building. Kyocera Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co., in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

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Where would you like to see more public chargers installed? Twitter poll results

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Our readers seem to think charging networks are doing just fine with their plans to build out additional public charging stations. Several networks have recently announced expansion plans, focusing on putting more DC fast chargers in cities to help bring new drivers to the electric-car fold who may not have their own driveway or garage to charge. Charging Networks Polls

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US Army and Air Force planning to develop 1GW of renewable energy on installations by 2025

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The US Army and Air Force are planning to develop 1 billion watts of renewable energy on their installations by 2025. The plan marks the latest milestone in a multi-year endeavor to find ways to make the military more energy efficient, said Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, and Terry Yonkers, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics.

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Ioxus launches new ultracap module series for easier design and installation; under the hood for automotive

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Ultracapacitor maker Ioxus has launched its iMOD X-Series, a family of 22 modules that makes the design and installation at the system level extremely easy for the end-customer. The production launch of the iMOD X-Series simplifies system design and installation for the end-user by offering customers a wide array of possible mounting configurations. The iMOD X-Series is very easy to install.

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Shell, ITM Power to build world’s largest hydrogen electrolysis plant in Germany; €20M REFHYNE project

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Shell and ITM Power will build the world’s largest hydrogen electrolysis plant at Rhineland refinery, Germany. The combination of hydrogen sales to the refinery and balancing payments create a business case which justifies the installation. The REFHYNE electrolyzer has been designed as the building block for future electrolyzers up to 100MW and beyond. Earlier post.)

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ChargePoint installs 1st of more than 80 EV charging stations in NY with NYSERDA funding

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has installed the first of more than 80 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations it will install around New York, through a $1 million incentive from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The EV charging station installed at The Solaire in Battery Park City is ChargePoint’s first installation of what will be part of a significant NYSERDA EV charging station investment. ChargePoint, Inc.

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Saft introduces 10 kWh/ 10 kW stationary Li-ion storage system for high-end residential and small commercial installations

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Saft has introduced the Intensium Home 10M lithium-ion energy storage system, designed for high-end residential and small commercial solar PV installations. The 10M unit expands Saft’s Intensium stationary storage lineup, ranging from the residential Intensium Home 4M (4 kWh / 7 kW) unit to Intensium Smart (50 kWh / 100 kW) for tertiary and agricultural buildings. TL3 inverter in installations up to 30 kW.

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GM’s Changwon Assembly to install 3MW rooftop solar system; 4th largest in GM portfolio

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General Motors’ Changwon (Korea) Assembly plant, home of the brand new Chevrolet Spark and Spark EV, has reached an agreement with renewable energy company KC Cottrell to build a three-megawatt solar installation on the plant’s rooftop. When running at full capacity, the installation will generate enough solar energy to cut carbon emissions at the facility by 2,400 metric tons per year. GM has more than 33 megawatts of solar energy installed at its global facilities.

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EVmatch Installs EV Chargers At Multi-Family Properties, And They Could Be Available To You

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Most of these buildings were designed (and built) long before EVs hit the mainstream. As part of an ongoing charger deployment program with Burlington Electric Department, we have installed stations at 2-4-plexes, HOA properties, and apartment buildings of all sizes.

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EVgo and ABB install first 150 kW fast charger in US, with potential upgrade to 350 kW

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The installed system has the potential to reach charging speeds of up to 350kW with an upgrade. EVgo will use the station to study utility impacts, installation standards, permitting, and building and safety requirements. It will also provide a demonstration platform for electrical certification committees and building code officials. Additionally, five automakers have announced a collaboration to build 400 High-Power charging stations (350kW) throughout Europe.

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Toyota and CARMERA team up to build high definition maps for automated vehicles using camera data

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The cameras installed in the test vehicles use Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) components that Toyota installs on its vehicles globally. Its mission is to build the world’s safest automated driving car, as well as strengthening coordination with TRI’s research results and the research and advanced development within the Toyota Group. Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. TRI-AD) and CARMERA , Inc.

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ECOtality installs first DC fast charger in Tennessee

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This is the first of 12 Cracker Barrel locations statewide that will install DC Fast Chargers as a part of The EV Project. By strategically placing Blink charging stations, we are collecting the data needed to build a commercial infrastructure which will untether drivers from their garages. ECOtality and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store unveiled the first Blink Direct Current (DC) Fast Charger in Tennessee at the Lebanon Cracker Barrel location.

The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

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The extent of my electrical background heretofore consisted of installing lighting fixtures and new wall switches - so long as they were replacements for existing items that got wired the same way. Luckily for me once we got past the conceptual to the nuts and bolts of designing, installing and wiring a solar system, Scott boiled down all the math to the essential Amps x Volts = Watts, and even taught us what amps, volts and watts are.

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PG&E proposes major build-out of 25,000 electric vehicle charging stations in California

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for permission to build an estimated 25,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at sites across its service area in Northern and Central California—8 times the number currently installed. Approximately 10% of the chargers would be installed to support disadvantaged communities.

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