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., Kyocera’s “Solar Cycle Station” is a solar-powered recharging station—originally launched for electric-assisted bicycles in 2010—that uses the company’s high performance solar modules. Shintec Hozumi installed a 230kW Kyocera solar power generating system on the rooftop of its headquarters to provide clean energy for the building.

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Mitsubishi Heavy to Enter Lithium-ion Secondary (Rechargeable) Battery Business

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MHI) has decided to build a commercial production verification plant in Nagasaki Prefecture and launch its operation by autumn 2010 in a move toward the company’s full-scale entry into the lithium-ion secondary (rechargeable) battery market. The company also plans to provide its lithium-ion secondary batteries to affiliated companies and to supply them to other companies for installation in their products as a powertrain. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


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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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Colorado issues $10M RFA for private sector partners to build fast charging stations along major highway corridors

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) has released a request for applications ( RFA ) inviting private sector partners to build fast-charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) along most major highway corridors in Colorado, including I-25, I-70, US 36, US 40, US 50, US 160, US 285 and US 550. Each Fast-Charger will be capable of delivering 150 kW to a single vehicle, recharging the battery to full capacity in approximately 20 minutes.

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CA To Require New Buildings To Be Wired For Electric-Car Charging Stations

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With extensive electrical infrastructure already in place in built-up areas, plug-in electric cars are never too far from a potential recharging source. But retrofitting existing structures with the necessary wiring to install 240-Volt Level 2 charging stations can be complicated. Now, California has ensured that new buildings at least will have

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles by Darren Murph , posted Apr 19th 2009 at 4:24PM Just hours after General Motors put forth a proposal for a standardized plug for electric vehicles , in flies this. Caroline Reichert, an RWE spokeswoman, noted that the idea here is to ensure that "a car can be recharged in Italy in exactly the same way as in Denmark, Germany or France."

2009 59

The Business of Plugging In: Building the Full Ecosystem for a Successful Plug-in Vehicle Industry in the US

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Infrastructure, recharging and business models. To get around this, PG&E would like to install a 220 interface in garages with timers and also implement dynamic pricing to encourage customers to charge between 11 at night and 4-5 in the morning. Who is going to install that 240 volt charging system in the garage if that’s what somebody chooses to do? For a long time, carmakers will sell as many as they can build.

2009 190

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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Nobody was recharging any cell phones or laptops during the 1976 bicentennial year. (I The first step to stopping the building of any future coal-fired power plants in the USA is to mandate that every single housing unit in this country cut it’s energy use by at least 40% over the next 12 years and then by 80% by 2050. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

2009 163

MPCA to expand EV charging network by more than 2,500 miles in Greater Minnesota; 38 additional fast chargers

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Fast chargers can fully recharge an EV with a 100-mile range in as little as 20 minutes, depending on the car battery. All fast-charging station installations along these highway corridors will be 50 kW stations, providing up to 50 kW in electrical power, and include a Level 2 backup charger.

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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I continue to be an aspiring policy wonk on the solar financing issue known around the state as AB 811 financing, since we need it if we’re going to make it possible for people to install solar right now, instead of waiting till electric rates triple and the greenhouse gas situation makes it mandatory. First of all he’s already gone where I want to go by installing solar, back in 2007. Already to date approximately 250 kW of projects have been installed.

2009 163

King County Metro to begin testing electric buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge

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King County Metro earlier this year became the first transit agency in North America to install a high-powered charging station at a base facility where recharging is combined with cleaning and maintenance. Short-range buses at Metro’s Bellevue Base can now fully recharge in much less time, which has made operations more efficient.

2018 298

Hyliion introduces next-generation battery module for Class 8 hybrid systems; Toshiba LTO cells

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Building on Hyliion’s proprietary battery system, the battery module will be incorporated into the next evolution of Hyliion’s Hybrid system. Speed – The battery can be recharged in under 8 minutes, an unprecedented charge time compared to other EV battery solutions.

CalSEED awards $4.2M to early-stage clean energy innovations

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To help California mitigate its ever-growing wildfires, this year CalSEED has included companies that are innovating in technologies that will build wildfire resiliency into the grid. EV Life, LLC is building the first online platform that gives drivers everything they need to switch from gas to an electric car. rechargeable battery?technology?that

2020 218

Lublin orders 20 electric buses, 15 trolleybuses from Solaris

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The Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses will be fitted with 116 kWh Solaris High Power batteries tailored to frequent and fast recharging. The battery recharging process will be performed via roof-mounted pantograph; plug-in connectors will be used for overnight charging at the bus depot. Apart from supplying the vehicles, Solaris will also set up the infrastructure needed for recharging. It will also be possible to set out new routes without having to build new power lines.

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Electric Car Charging Stations: 6 Easy Steps To Test Your Range Anxiety (Before Buying An EV)

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From a standard electric plug, batteries recharge at a speed of 2 to 5 miles per hour of charging. If you have a need for speed, a Level 2 electric car charging station can recharge your battery at 10-20 miles of range per hour. Electric Car Charging Stations.

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NYSERDA announces completion of 11 EV charging stations in Tompkins County; EV Model County

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that Tompkins County has installed 11 new electric vehicle charging stations to support its goal of becoming the first Electric Vehicle Model County in New York State. The installations are part of the state’s Electric Vehicle Accelerator initiative, a pilot project to help municipalities become models for electric vehicle use and supports Governor Andrew M.

2018 188

Newly launch by Tesla on its Multinational Supercharger for Electric Vehicles

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They were EVs that require to be recharged frequently especially at a garage that is close to owner’s place. They did not have levels like Level 1 or Level 2 options for recharge which requires quick recharging infrastructure. Above – Supercharger by Tesla.

2020 52

FreeWire partnering with SMUD on Mobi Gen and EV Charger units

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Mobi EV Chargers are suited for applications that require flexibility and when installing permanent infrastructure is not feasible; they deliver high-performance EV charging capabilities beyond the confines of fixed infrastructure. The L2 models recharge from a wall outlet; each unit is equipped with dual J1772 plugs and can charge 2 vehicles at once. The L3 fast chargers also recharge from a wall outlet; each model is compatible with CHAdeMO or Tesla standards.

2019 188

ENGIE launches fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, inaugurates first alternative multi-fuel station in France

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These vehicles will be used by ENGIE Cofely technicians to ensure multi-technical operations and maintenance work for commercial buildings in the Île-de-France. Equipped with hydrogen fuel cell range extender systems by Symbio, the these electric vehicles neither produce particles nor gas emissions and are further enhanced with a reduced recharge time and greater autonomy.

2018 210

BMW and Nissan again partner to add 174 more DC fast chargers in US with EVgo

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The partners will make an additional 174 locations in 33 states available to all EV owners in those markets, and plan to install 50 more in 2017. EVgo’s fast charging network now totals 668 dual-port DC Fast charging stations installed and available to all EV drivers across the United States. This latest expansion builds on the 120 dual-port DC Fast chargers that BMW and Nissan announced together in December 2015.

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Seven-Eleven Japan, Toyota launching next-gen convenience store project in 2019; fuel cell trucks and generators

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Stationary fuel cell generators (FC generators) and rechargeable batteries will be introduced at stores, managed centrally by building energy management systems (BEMS), raising the proportion of renewable energy and electric power derived from hydrogen used. Rechargeable batteries and stationary FC generators—using a Mirai fuel cell stack—will be installed in stores and small FC trucks will be introduced for deliveries to reduce CO 2 emissions.

2018 195

CARB approves Electrify America’s second $200M investment in California

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The Cycle 2 plan builds on Electrify America’s initial priorities and expands into new areas, where the need for electric vehicle charging stations and technology are greatest or are most likely to be used regularly. Highways & Regional Routes: The new Cycle 2 investments will continue to build out a highway network of DCFC stations featuring charging power up to 350 kilowatts which can recharge a vehicle at up to 20 miles of range per minute.

2018 243

UK Government consultation on plans to simplify public EV chargers

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They include building reliable charging infrastructure and enforcing new laws for automakers. Receive up to £350 off the installation of an EV home charge point. It usually takes between 20 to 40 minutes to recharge your EV to 80%.

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European Parliament and Council reach informal agreement on clean fuels infrastructure

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To boost the take-up of alternative fuels in transport, EU countries will have to ensure that enough refueling and recharging stations are available to enable cars, trucks and ships using alternative fuels—such as natural gas and electricity—to move freely on EU roads and waterways, under an informal agreement reached by Council and Parliament negotiators.

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NYSERDA announces completion of 11 EV charging stations in Tompkins County; EV Model County

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that Tompkins County has installed 11 new electric vehicle charging stations to support its goal of becoming the first Electric Vehicle Model County in New York State. The installations are part of the state’s Electric Vehicle Accelerator initiative, a pilot project to help municipalities become models for electric vehicle use and supports Governor Andrew M.

2018 150

Charging Station Reliability is Crucial as EVs Gain Speed

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Business and property owners considering installing EV charging networks are already thinking ahead about how to face this challenge and stay competitive. What’s most important here is that you’re building for the future.

Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: 7 Steps to Find The Best EV for Your Life

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For the Hyundai Kona below, EV Life estimates it will take one hour to recharge 5 miles.). If you need a faster home charge, consider installing a Level 2 charger. The Hyundai Kona below recharges from empty to full in 9 hours on a Level 2 charger.).

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Euro Parliament Transport Committee backs draft directive mandating expansion of alternative fuel stations; grandfathering CHAdeMO

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Minimum number of publicly-accessible recharging points for electric vehicles in each member state. EU member states would have to ensure that specified numbers of publicly-available electric vehicle recharging points and hydrogen and natural gas stations are built by 2020, under a draft directive endorsed by the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament on Tuesday. Draft report on alternative fuel recharging infrastructure.

2013 197

Volvo Car Corporation begins production of the Volvo C30 Electric for leasing customers in Europe

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Volvo says it will build about 250 cars by the end of 2012, possibly more if market interest takes off. The Volvo C30 Electric is built on the regular assembly line in the Ghent factory and then transported to Göteborg for installation of the motor, batteries and other model-specific electronics. The batteries are installed where the fuel tank normally sits and also in a special compartment in the car’s central tunnel. A full recharge takes about 7 hours.

2011 195

Electrify America, Walmart complete >120 ultra-fast charging stations at Walmart Stores

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Building upon the original commitment set forth in April 2018, the companies are planning to expand the relationship in the coming years with additional Electrify America charging stations located at Walmart stores across the country. EV charging station placement along many of these routes allow for EV drivers the option to solely recharge at Walmart stores during their travels.

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Microlino enters production

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Their small sizes mean that the battery needs fewer resources to build. Electric vehicle charging stations are types of equipment that connect electric vehicles to an electricity source to recharge electric cars, plug-in hybrids and neighbourhood electric vehicles.

How the EV Charging Industry Is Emerging and Evolving

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The EV charging companies that are driving this rapid expansion are doing much more than simply installing charging stations. The software and support makes it easy for building managers to manage costs and their overall EV charging infrastructure.

2020 52

Leclanché to develop battery storage solution for Fastned’s network of fast charging stations

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Fastned is a Dutch company installing fast charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe ( earlier post ). million by the German government to build 25 fast charging stations. Leclanché’s system will recharge the battery storage units during off-peak times at considerable cost-savings and reduction in stress to the grid.

2017 150

Jaguar I-Pace Review

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The quality of fit and finish is superior to what you currently get in a Tesla , thanks to Jaguar’s rich heritage in building luxury cars for many decades. Volvo XC40 Recharge.

MHI delivers large-capacity Li-ion energy storage system for advanced microgrid study and verification testing at Shimizu Corp.

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The institute, a technology arm of Shimizu Corporation, a major Japanese construction firm, is presently conducting advanced studies, including verification testing, into various technological areas, including microgrids, which are a localized power management system, and smart BEMS (building and energy management system). The microgrid installed at the Shimizu Institute of Technology has a total output of 600 kW. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., (MHI)

2011 204

Hyundai Unveils BlueOn Electric Vehicle; Targeting Manufacturing 2,500 Units Per Year By 2012

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It supports recharging via 220V household power and a 380V industrial-strength power, which promises quick recharging speeds. Under the household power, the battery will be fully recharged within six hours. Under the quick charge method, the battery can be recharged to about 80% of its capacity within 25 minutes. Hyundai will collaborate with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and other government agencies to build recharging facilities. Hyundai Motor Co.

2010 195

Energy Conversion Devices seeking to sell Ovonic Battery Company; focus on solar

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ECD), a global manufacturer of thin-film flexible solar laminate products and systems for the building-integrated and commercial rooftop markets, has initiated a process to divest its Ovonic Battery Company (OBC) subsidiary. OBC invented NiMH rechargeable battery technology that is used globally in hybrid-electric vehicles, and in many consumer and commercial rechargeable batteries. Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

2011 197

California Energy Commission to showcase two converted electric heavy-duty trucks for LA ports

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is developing an advanced power converter module that will combine the functions of the vehicle inverter, which controls the drive motors, and the 70 kW Level 3 battery charger, which regulates recharging of the vehicle battery pack. The vehicle control system is fully integrated into the control system used by each vehicle model into which its ElecTruck drive system is installed, as well as being fully integrated with the inverter-charger and BMS.

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500 kW Solar PV system goes online at Fords Michigan Assembly; 2 MWh energy storage system

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Ford collaborated with DTE Energy to install the 500 kW solar photovoltaic panel system at Michigan Assembly. The solar energy installation is part of DTE Energy’s pilot SolarCurrents program that calls for photovoltaic systems to be installed on customer rooftops or property over the next five years to generate 15 megawatts of electricity throughout southeast Michigan.

2011 174

Mitsubishi Motors North America adds AeroVironment to authorized list of charger suppliers

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as an additional authorized and approved nationwide supplier of EV home charging systems, on-site installation services and support for the 2012 i-MiEV. AeroVironment’s turnkey solution includes its UL-listed home charging station, permit acquisition, installation, customer training, 24/7 customer service and a three-year warranty on both parts and installation labor. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. MMNA) has added AeroVironment, Inc.

NY state reports 5,750+ EV rebates in first year of Drive Clean Rebate program

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initiative, at least 10,000 charging stations will be made available and the state will expand clean fuel corridors so clean cars can travel throughout New York’s interstate system and recharge at convenient locations. builds on Charge NY, which was launched in 2013 and has a target of 30,000 to 40,000 electric cars on the road by the end of 2018. New York Governor Andrew M.

2018 174

Visiting PURE EV factory | Startup Showcase | ETryst electric motorcycle first look

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Most rechargeable cylindrical cells use a chemistry with a nominal voltage around 3.7 We found an experiment going on in the IITH lab where about 25 different sensors had been installed - and data was being collated during charge and discharge.

Leading UK scientists set out resource challenge of meeting EV targets by 2050

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Energy cost of charging electric cars: There are implications for the electrical power generation in the UK needed to recharge these vehicles. Challenges of using “green energy” to power electric cars: If wind farms are chosen to generate the power for the projected two billion cars at UK average usage, this requires the equivalent of a further years’ worth of total global copper supply and 10 years’ worth of global neodymium and dysprosium production to build the windfarms.

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