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Los Angeles orders more Beam Global EV ARC off-grid solar charging systems

The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks has placed a third order for Beam Global EV ARC solar-powered charging systems, the agency’s largest order thus far. The off-grid systems will be used to fuel the city’s growing fleet of electric vehicles. Each EV ARC charging system fits in a standard parking space… Read more »

US Army orders 367 EV ARC solar-powered EV chargers from Beam Global

Orders is orders, and the US Army is going electric. Executive Order 14057 (signed by President Biden in December 2021) calls for all new federal fleet vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035, and all light-duty vehicles must go green by 2027. That’s going to require federal agencies to get a lot of charging infrastructure set… Read more »

New York City orders 71 more EV ARC solar charging systems from Beam Global

New York City has placed an order for an additional 71 of Beam Global’s EV ARC solar-powered EV charging systems. This is the city’s seventh order, and it brings its fleet of EV ARC EV charging systems to 160. The new units are flood-proof to 9.5 feet, wind-rated to 125 mph, and feature an emergency… Read more »

Beam Global delivers 23 EV ARC charging systems to national labs

San Diego-based Beam Global makes a portable, grid-independent charging station called the EV ARC. This handy gadget is an off-grid solar-powered EV charger with on-board energy storage that can be transported on a trailer and deployed “in minutes,” with no trenching or electrical work required. Beam says it has sold its EV ARCs to more… Read more »

Beam Global acquires energy storage firm AllCell Technologies

Beam Global (Nasdaq: BEEM), a provider of technology for EV charging, outdoor media and energy security, will acquire energy storage specialist AllCell Technologies in an all-stock transaction. Beam’s corporate headquarters and factory will remain at its current location in San Diego, and the AllCell team and manufacturing facility will remain in Broadview, Illinois. The Beam… Read more »

How ridesharing can help solve the challenge of urban EV ownership

Q&A with Revel COO Paul Suhey. New York-based Revel is riding two timely trends. Because rideshare vehicles log so many miles, electrifying them can deliver outsize emissions reductions—and drivers for the likes of Lyft and Uber will need strategically located urban charging hubs. Meanwhile, millions of drivers in dense cities like New York live in… Read more »

Solar-powered off-grid EV charging stations offer surprisingly attractive cost advantages

Q&A with Beam Global CEO Desmond Wheatley During periods of rapid technological change, it often turns out that certain new products have highly useful applications that few—perhaps not even their inventors—originally foresaw. This may well be the case with the EV ARC, a solar-powered off-grid charging station made by Beam Global.  When we first covered… Read more »

Jeep unveils its first three battery-electric SUVs

The Jeep Recon is square, the ‘Wagoneer S’ is a sleek, luxurious midsize SUV, and the tiny Avenger will only be sold in Europe The legendary U.S. Jeep brand announced it will sell four separate battery-electric SUVs in various markets by the end of 2025—three of which were unveiled this morning in an online presentation… Read more »

Hyundai’s upcoming IONIQ 5 features 800 V system, bidirectional charging

Hyundai officially launched its upcoming IONIQ 5 midsize CUV at a virtual press event. The IONIQ 5 will be the first model built on Hyundai’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It’s based on the previously-unveiled Concept 45 vehicle. The IONIQ 5 will be available with two battery pack options—the Standard Range model will have a… Read more »

Fraunhofer’s dry coating process for electrodes could make cell production in Europe economical

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS have developed a new battery cell production process that coats electrodes with a dry film instead of liquid chemicals. This simplified process saves energy and eliminates toxic solvents. The Fraunhofer researchers, with colleagues from Samsung, describe their findings in a new paper, “Overcoming binder… Read more »