Posts Tagged fast charging

DoE Announces Funding Opportunity For Extreme Fast Charging

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to jump start the development of “extreme fast charging” (XFC) by awarding $15 million to various projects. The funding opportunity splits into two areas of interest: charging systems/vehicles, and batteries capable of fast charging. The baseline requirements for funding include a 3C charging ability over…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 27

ChargePoint CEO Says Gas Stations Aren’t A Model For EV Charging

ChargePoint CEO Pasquale Romano shared his thoughts this Summer on why the gas station business model doesn’t fit with the future of electric cars. The EV charging infrastructure of today is far from perfect, but the electrification of gas stations, or following their model for plug-in vehicles is not the solution. Stats: ChargePoint doubled…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 92

ABB Introduces 150-350 kW ABB Terra HP High Power Chargers

ABB is introducing its new high power charging solution – the Terra HP, designed for 150-350 kW power outputs, while at the same time being dual-standard: CHAdeMO and CCS Combo. The new chargers are two separate units – the cabinet that provides power, and the station terminals with charging connectors…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 34

Tesla Supercharger Count Surpasses 1,000

1,000 and still growing at a rapid rate. The Tesla Supercharger network has reached a milestone of 1,000 stations installed around the world since late 2012, when the first few were opened in California. Supercharge.info, a site that tracks all of the Tesla Superchargers, lists the following data: 449 stations…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 25

ChargePoint Expands Its European Charging Network

ChargePoint has recently introduced solutions for every charging need in Europe – the second-largest global EV market, using a $125 million Series G investment from Siemens and Daimler. These solutions include charging stations for home, work, around town, and long distance travel. While the DC chargers in play for Europe…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 9