City of Brighton to Install 20 Elektrobay PEV Charge Points

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The city of Brighton UK) plans to install 20 Elektrobay roadside charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) over the coming year. As part of a concerted effort to encourage zero-emissions motoring in the city, councilors have given the go ahead to install an initial 10 Elektrobays in Brighton by the end of 2009, with a further 10 planned for installation early next year. The remaining Elektrobays will be installed in two phases.

Charging station firm secures patent for Elektrobay

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Verifying Elektromotive, a UK-based firm that designs and manufactures electric vehicle charging stations, has been granted a patent for its Elektrobay charging station. Introduced in 2006, the Elektrobay was the first public charging station installed in the UK on the streets of Westminster in London. Electric cars charging stations electric vehicles Verifying Elektromotive

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Elektromotive Will Install 100th Elektrobay Charging Station in London by End of May

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Elektromotive will complete the installation of its 100th Elektrobay charging station in London by the end of next month. There are already 80 Elektrobays in operation in the Capital, with another 40 installed in various locations across the UK. Usage has led to increased demand for electric vehicle charging stations, resulting in additional roadside Elektrobays being introduced across London.

Elektromotive sparks EV revolution in Hong Kong

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The Brighton-based firm won a tender to export 20 of its Elektrobay charging units to Hong Kong, together with EBConnect management software to [.]. Electric cars charging EBConnect Elektrobay rechargingLeading provider of recharging solutions, Elektromotive has signed an important deal with one of China’s main energy providers CLP (China Light and Power) to expand its global reach to Hong Kong.

Brighton becomes electric car second city

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Plans to install 20 Elektrobay roadside charging stations over the coming year are part of a concerted effort to encourage zero-emissions motoring in the city. The remaining Elektrobays will be installed in two phases. metres, sitting at waist height when charging is in progress.

Elektromotive Debuts Tool for Monitoring and Invoicing Electricity Drawn from Charging Stations; Three-Phase Fast Charge Prototype with Mennekes Coupler

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UK-based Elektromotive introduced EBConnect—a tool for monitoring and invoicing electricity drawn from vehicle charging stations—at EVS 24. EBConnect will be installed in all Elektrobay charging stations, of which there are already more than 160 across the UK.

Elektromotive to make breakthrough in Saudi Arabia

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Elektromotive will install 150 Elektrobay charging stations across the campus of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology by September this year. The charging points will be used for recharging the 150 new electric vehicles that will transport staff and pupils around the campus reducing the university’s carbon footprint and improving air quality. .

Elektromotive heads to Belgium and Luxembourg

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UK based Elektromotive is making headway in the electric vehicle recharging market after appointing ThePluginCompany to install networks of charging stations across Belgium and Luxembourg. Pilot schemes will begin almost straightaway, with 20 Elektrobay units to be installed in the country by the end of the year with further rollouts planned in 2010.

Elektromotive continues European expansion

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It will be responsible for the installation of the first Elektrobay roadside charging stations, which are scheduled to be completed ahead of this month’s COP15 global climate change conference in Copenhagen, which takes place from December 7-15. The first Elektrobays will be located in Copenhagen and the city of Odense after the company appointed a Danish roll-out partner in the form of CleanCharge Solutions, to carry out the installations.

Elektromotive Lands EV Infrastructure Deal with KAUST in Saudi Arabia

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology ( KAUST ), a new graduate-level research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, has commissioned UK-based Elektromotive to install 150 Elektrobay charging stations across its campus by September 2009—one of the largest single EV infrastructure deals so far. KAUST will use the Elektrobay charging points to recharge 150 new electric vehicles that will transport staff and pupils around the campus.

Brighton to launch first EV car club

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As part of the electrification of the town, charging point firm Elektromotive [.]. Electric cars Brighton City Car Club Elektrobay Elektromotive Mercedes van VitoBritain’s seaside town of Brighton is to get its own electric car club, starting with a Mercedes Vito E-CELL van. Set to be run by City Car Club, the electric van will be available for members to use for local collections and deliveries.

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New free three-phase refuelling station in Camden

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Electric vehicle recharging specialists Elektromotive has installed England’s first three-phase charging station, specially designed to recharge electric light commercial vehicles. Located at a new refuelling station at a bus depot in Camden, London, the new charging station will source some of its energy from the depot’s rooftop solar panels. Based on Elektromotive’s Elektrobay electric vehicle [.].

North East gets charged up for EV revolution

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Charging bay firm, Elektromotive has ramped up production of the first batch of electric car charging points in order to meet demand in North East England as the region is gripped by a green motoring revolution. The firm, Europe’s leading EV infrastructure provider, is expected to supply the first 200 of its Elektrobay recharging posts [.].

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk interviews Elektromotive

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Founded in 2003, Elektromotive are a leading provider of electric vehicle charging points. The first four years saw Elektromotive develop its iconic Elektrobay, a recharging station for on-street or multistorey car park installations.

Electric car revolution on display at Manchester museum

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Electric cars and how they are charged has become the latest additions to a new exhibition of transport in Manchester. Visitors to city’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) will be able to see the technology that is powering the ‘green’ motoring revolution, which includes an Elektrobay electric vehicle (EV) recharging post, of the kind [.].

Electric car trial to boost electric infrastructure

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The forthcoming widespread trial of electric cars will give the infrastructure needed to support them a much needed boost and will mean that the UK will lead the world in the development of a network of roadside electric charging points, electric charging bay installer, Elektromotive says. The Elektrobay is the only recharging station currently in widespread day-to-day use anywhere in the world. Tags: Electric cars charging Elektromotive trial

Elektromotive at Goodwood

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To ensure they all remain fully charged for their multiple emissions-free runs up the legendary 1.6-mile hill-climb, Brighton-based Elektromotive is supplying the event organisers with four Elektrobays, the world’s only electric vehicle charging station in widespread day-to-day use. The Elektrobays will provide a standard 13-amp charge to the vehicles, which include fully-electric sports cars, superminis, people carriers and motorbikes.

Renault and Athlon Car Lease Partner in Rollout of EVs

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Part of the 5-step Sustainable Mobility Plan is Athlon’s development program “CHARGED” for EVs. Also separately, EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) provider Elektromotive announced it, with its Danish roll-out partner, CleanCharge Solutions, install the first Elektrobay roadside charging stations in Copenhagen in time for COP15.

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Elektromotive selected to trial electric smart

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The trial will also form part of Elektromotive’s ongoing research and development programme, helping it devise new EV charging facilities for installation at the roadside, in car parks, at homes and in business premises.