Electrify America installing 150/350 kW fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations

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Electrify America will install electric vehicle fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019. This initiative will more than double the number of electric vehicle charging stations at Walmart stores across the US.

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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.

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Montréal installing 50 more on-street charging points for EVs; targeting 1,000 by 2020

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The city of Montréal is installing 50 more on-street charging points for electric vehicles. In August, the city installed 50 in the downtown area. The city said it plans to have 1,000 stations installed across all boroughs by 2020.

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Porsche prototype 350-kw electric car fast-charging station installed

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Porsche has big plans to expand the capability of the Combined Charging System (CCS) DC standard into much higher voltages to allow much faster electric-car charging. Now, it's completed a first step: at the brand's new branch office in Berlin-Adlershof, Porsche has installed a prototype 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging station.

Installing the Charging Outlet

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At some point, I guess we have to charge this thing. Most people like to be clever and put the charging outlet under the gas tank cover. I don't like this because it's near the back of the car, away from most charging station outlets at parking spaces.

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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. The 2,800 Level 2 charging stations will be located at approximately 500 sites, all with more than one charging station. The companies have committed to install 35% of all multi-family and workplace sites in California in designated low-income or disadvantaged community areas.

2017 65

Groupe Renault, Connected Energy install EV charging with 2nd-life batteries at highway rest areas

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UK-based Connected Energy and Groupe Renault have installed two quick-charge stations based on Connected Energy’s E-STOR energy storage technology on highways in Belgium and Germany.

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Ford installing GE WattStation chargers, charging network at facilities

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The WattStation Connect network will enable Ford to gather information on charging station use. Ford Motor Company, in conjunction with GE, will supply electric vehicle charging stations at Ford facilities nationwide, beginning with facilities in and around its headquarters. Ford will begin installing the GE WattStation Level 2 charging stations across its North American campuses, developing a workplace charging network at nearly every Ford facility in the United States and Canada.

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Nissan installs V2G technology at UK-based R&D facility

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Nissan’s UK-based European R&D facility, Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) has become the first Nissan entity in the company’s network of European facilities to install vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.

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Electrify America partners with >100 major retail, convenience & refueling locations in US to install ultra-fast chargers

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Electrify America will be installing ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers at more than 100 retail, convenience and refueling locations across the US, increasing the convenience for consumers who drive or are considering purchasing an electric vehicle. Last week, Electrify America announced it will install electric vehicle fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019.

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SoCal Edison to install 1,500 electric-car charging sites; what's your electric utility doing?

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Electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE) is moving ahead with plans to install electric-car charging stations within its service area. As part of a pilot program, it plans to work with property owners to facilitate the installation of 1,500 charging stations. The program, called Charge Ready, kicked off May 27. California electric utilities plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

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BMW of North America and partners to install up to 100 EV charging stations in and around US National Parks

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BMW of North America has partnered with the National Park Foundation, National Park Service and the Department of Energy to install up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations in national parks and nearby communities across the country.

eMotorWerks launches JuiceNet enterprise cloud platform for EV charging

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eMotorWerks, part of the Enel Group’s new advanced energy services division Enel X, has launched the JuiceNet Enterprise solution to simplify the management of large numbers of electric vehicle charging stations across multiple sites. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Smart charging

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Installing An Electric-Car Charging Station: This Old House Shows You How

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For most owners of battery-electric cars, some form of home charging is a must. Having a charging station at home ensures there will always be a readily available place to plug in. Videos plug-in cars charging Charging station Home charging

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BMW partners with QMerit to launch new BMW Installation Services digital platform for home charging

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BMW of North America announced that QMerit will provide BMW i and BMW iPerformance drivers with customized installation of home charging solutions to enable convenient and reliable vehicle charging. Customers can begin the BMW Installation Services process at www.bmwcharging.com. The 360° Electric program offers smart, simple and efficient ways to drive and charge BMW i3, i8, and BMW iPerformance (BMW X5 xDrive40e, BMW 740e xDrive, BMW 530e and the BMW 330e) vehicles.

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Momentum Dynamics deploys 200 kW wireless charging system for electric transit buses in Wenatchee, WA

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Momentum Dynamics has commissioned the US’ first 200 kW wireless charging system for a battery-electric transit bus fleet. The wireless charging system is now operational on a BYD K9S bus at Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington.

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Installing the Batmon Resistors

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In order to shunt current around each fully charged battery, the BatMon boards use an external 3 ohm resistor. With the holes drilled and rivnuts installed, I then used 10-24 bolts 1 1/2" long with lock washers to bolt in each pair of resistors.

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Kensington and Chelsea Council, OVO and ubitricity partner to install 50 more lamp post electric vehicle charging spots

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Kensington and Chelsea Council announced a landmark project with OVO and ubitricity to allow more residents to charge their electric vehicles by plugging directly into Council lamp posts. The agreement will fast track the installation of an extra 50 SimpleSockets—ubitricity’s pioneering electric vehicle charging points, which draw 100% renewable energy from street lamps across the Borough. per month and charges 15 pence per kWh for electricity used.

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Honda's California HQ Installs 120 Electric-Car Charging Stations (But Sells No Plug-In Cars)

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It's installing a remarkable 120 charging stations at its U.S. Green California charging charging infrastructure plug-in carsHonda currently doesn't offer any plug-in electric cars, and has only sold a small number over the past several years. But the Japanese carmaker isn't quite done with cars with plugs. headquarters in Torrance, California. DON'T MISS: Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid.

2015 63

BMW Digital Charging Service optimizes charging and integrates electric vehicles into the energy market

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BMW i is expanding its engagement in electric mobility with the new BMW Digital Charging Service (DCS)—an intelligent service for predictive, convenient, cost-effective and green power-optimized charging. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Plug-ins Smart charging Solar

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Renault-Nissan Alliance installing 90 new charge spots for COP21 summit in Paris

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance is installing 90 new charge spots for electric vehicles in and around Paris for the COP21 global summit on climate change. The installation is being done in partnership with French energy provider EDF, Schneider Electric, Aéroports de Paris, Paris City Council and SNCF, France’s national railway company. The quick and standard EV charging stations will use electricity with a small carbon footprint.

2015 65

Wärtsilä installs first hybrid energy storage solution on LNG-fueled offshore supply ship

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The technology group Wärtsilä has completed the installation of a hybrid energy system on board Viking Princess. The technology is similar to that used in hybrid vehicles: it prevents the engine load from dipping, and uses the surplus to re-energize the battery, which can be charged as needed.

2017 78

In CA, Renters Can Now Install Electric-Car Charging Stations

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For many drivers, a home charging station is necessary to make electric-car ownership feasible. For people who don''t own a home in which to install a charging station, that can be a problem. California has now made life a little easier for plug-in electric-car drivers who rent apartments, condos, and homes, though. DON''T MISS: Landlords Vs Tenants

2014 63

GM installs Tracking Solar Tree charging canopy in Warren

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General Motors is introducing a solar charging canopy that moves with the sun. This structure will produce up to 30,000 kWh per year and provide enough solar energy to charge six electric vehicles per day.

GM has installed 401 EV charge stations at its facilities in US; 5,900 at dealerships

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Based on growing employee demand, General Motors has installed 401 electric vehicle charging stations at its US production and business facilities; nearly 160 of these are at various manufacturing facilities. More than 20% of the stations use electricity generated from solar canopies to help charge employee vehicles. All charge stations are available free of charge to GM employees and visitors.

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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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EVgo, the US’ largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, and ABB have deployed the US’ first ABB High-Power fast charging station in Fremont, California. The High-Power fast charging system features a maximum charging rate of 150kW—providing a charge which is three times faster than most fast chargers deliver today. The installed system has the potential to reach charging speeds of up to 350kW with an upgrade.

2017 60

Sumitomo installs first large-scale power system using used EV batteries

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Sumitomo Corporation has developed and installed the first large-scale power storage system which utilizes used batteries collected from electric vehicles. Batteries Electric (Battery) Power Generation Smart charging Smart Grid

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Masdar City installs rapid charger

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Masdar City, a low-carbon low-waste emerging development that aims to be one of the world’s most sustainable cities, has installed a rapid charging station in collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI). The charger will serve as a charging station for the 12 Mitsubishi Motors Electric Vehicles “i-MiEV” (EVs) currently in operation at Masdar City. Previously, the EVs had to be charged for six hours continuously using standard electrical outlets.

SPX Service Solutions to distribute and install Plugless Power wireless electric vehicle charging systems

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Evatran has signed an agreement with SPX Service Solutions to distribute and install Plugless Power wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. These systems, available to individual Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt owners starting in April 2013, require station installation in customers’ homes, as well as the installation of an adapter onto the undercarriage of the EV. kW rated power output) inductive charging system, with a transfer efficiency of 90%.

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Wärtsilä to install hybrid system on LNG-powered offshore supply vessel

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore to install a hybrid system with batteries on board of its vessel Viking Princess. Wärtsilä will install the new hybrid system in September 2017.

2017 78

What's the right ratio of public charging stations to plug-in electric cars sold?

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Still, with impending regulations and more longer-range electric vehicles soon to arrive, governments far and wide recognize the need to encourage the installation and growth of public charging stations. Just how many charging stations is enough. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stationsElectric vehicles still make up just a tiny slice of the vehicles on the road across the United States.

2018 77

CA issues $9 million in grants for electric-car fast charger installations

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California will issue nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of electric-car DC fast-charging stations along the state's highways. This will create a charging network to link up the country's most populous state with the West Coast Electric Highway already developed by Oregon and Washington. California natural gas plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

Leviton Announces $1,049 DIY Install Electric Car Charging Station

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Electrical supply firm Leviton Manufacturing announced yesterday that it was now accepting orders for its $1,049 EVB22-3PM Level 2 charging station. kilowatts to charge electric cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the Leviton unit can be installed without any permanent modifications to a Designed to provide up to 3.8

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AMD installs three Coulomb Technologies charging stations at Austin campus

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AMD has installed three Coulomb-manufactured ChargePoint electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Austin “Lone Star” campus for employees, and plans to install additional stations at its Sunnyvale campus in spring 2011. The Austin ChargePoint stations were supplied and installed by Verdek, the exclusive distributor for Coulomb Technologies in the Southern States. The charging stations have dual outputs that deliver energy simultaneously: a 7.2

Michigan-based Meijer installing EV charging stations at stores

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based supercenter chain, plans to install electric vehicle charging stations at several of its Michigan stores. The first charging station was unveiled at the Meijer store in Warren, Michigan (not far from the GM Tech Center), and will be followed by stores in Allen Park and Holland, Michigan. Each store will receive two charging stations which can be used by Meijer customers at no cost. Meijer is obtaining the charging stations through Roseville, Mich.-based

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BMW i partners with Schneider Electric to provide home charging installation service in the UK

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BMW i has formed a partnership with Schneider Electric—the manufacturer of the BMW i Wallbox—in the UK for providing home charging installation services. This collaboration will allow Schneider Electric to work closely with the BMW i Sales Agents and customers, providing home surveys, supply and installation of the charging point, as well as offering maintenance and comprehensive support.

2013 60

Source London installs 1,300 electric car charging points

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London''s Plugged-in Places scheme, Source London, has now successfully installed 1,300 electric car charging points across the capital.

2013 63

How important is fast-charging to sell electric cars? Poll results

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Those unfamiliar with electric cars often don't know that several different types of battery charging exist. Overnight recharging at home can be done either with 120-volt household current or, for longer-range cars, with a 240-volt charging station installed by the car owner. Then there's DC fast charging, which generally provides an 80-percent. plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Polls

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Underwriters Laboratories Creates EV Charging Equipment Installation Training Programs

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Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has launched a new initiative to develop and launch electric vehicle installation training programs aimed at furthering the development and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment. Offered through UL University, UL’s new training programs will provide a platform for various stakeholders who are involved in the design, construction, installation and inspection of electric vehicle charging equipment.

Installing the PakTrakr, Dead Aux Battery

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I got the recalibrated PakTrakr back a few weeks ago and finally had some time to install it tonight. First of all, I needed to install two modules with six batteries apiece, so I split the battery pack into two halves. Third, I installed each PakTrakr terminal loop from the lowest voltage up to the highest voltage and tightened the battery terminal at each step. With the PakTrakr installed, I now have a good tool for seeing which batteries are dying first.