Posts Tagged charging

The Rapid Charge Network project is the development of a multi-standard, rapid charge network for electric vehicles throughout the UK and Ireland. The results and strategy of the project will be shared with other towns, cities and countries to support the growth of networks across Europe.

BMW, Nissan, Renault And Volkswagen Join Forces For EV Charging

UK Rapid Charge Network (RCN) project, through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, attracted four automakers – BMW, Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen, which will join forces to build a network of a multi-standard fast chargers in Ireland and Europe. According to the latest news, 10 out of 74…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 13

2013 Ford Fusion Gets A Charge

Testing Interoperability Of 11 Electric Vehicles With Variety Of Charging Stations – Video

Intertek Transportation Technologies recently released a video presenting glimpses of interoperability testing between electric vehicles & charge stations. In this project, Intertek is testing in Michigan a lot of EVSE models from different manufacturers and with different capabilities with 11 electric cars, all compatible with J1772 AC standard. Besides standard…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 14

Combined Charging System (CCS aka Combo) – One System for All

Combined AC DC Charging System In Europe – Video

Here is video presenting a Combined Charging System for AC & DC charging in Europe (the US variant – SAE Combo is different). Such a system is already utilized by BMW and Volkswagen. The idea behind this solution is simple – one inlet in car, enabling AC and DC charging…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 23

GE Durastation Charger Family.  Optional RFID Capability Available.

GE DuraStation Chargers: Great Value, Tough to Procure

My employer recently installed 4 GE DuraStation dual pedestal chargers, in conjunction with a building generator project they were undertaking.  These chargers (also available at Lowe’s and Home Depot) are a great alternative for workplace charging when compared to some of the more popular brands out there. For example, GE…

8 months ago by Eric Cote 28

EV Charging Here

Why Workplace Charging is Key to Electric Vehicle Growth

When the US government rolled out its Workplace Charging Challenge, the plug-in world celebrated. Dozens of companies are now on the Workplace Charging list, which itself is growing constantly Some companies, such as PSEG, have installed more than a dozen workplace chargers. Hopefully, the trend of installing workplace chargers continues…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 39