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BorgWarner acquires Rhombus Energy Solutions

Tier 1 automotive supplier BorgWarner has acquired Rhombus Energy Solutions. San Diego-based Rhombus provides EV charging and power conversion technology, including V2G applications. Rhombus supplies its patented technology to EV OEMs, including Proterra, as well as charging and grid service providers. The transaction has an enterprise value of up to $185 million. “The technology that… Read more »

Rhombus Energy Solutions to use Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices

Rhombus Energy Solutions, a provider of EV charging and power conversion technology, has announced that Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) will supply its EV2flex line of charging products with silicon carbide MOSFETs, improving the products’ efficiency, power density and charging times. Wolfspeed’s 1,200 V silicon carbide MOSFETs will power Rhombus’s new EV2flex-120 charging infrastructure. Rhombus’s EV2flex charging… Read more »

Rhombus launches serial switching DC fast charger dispenser

Rhombus Energy Solutions’s new RES-D3-CS20 DC fast charger dispenser is now available for immediate ordering. The D3 design allows multiple remote EV charging dispensers to be connected to a single Rhombus power control system (PCS), potentially reducing total EVSE costs for electrified fleets. Most of today’s DC fast charging systems that support remote dispensers have… Read more »

Rhombus earns UL certification for 125 kW bidirectional charger

Rhombus Energy Solutions’ bidirectional 125 kW DC fast charger has earned certification to the Underwriter Laboratories 1741-SA standard. UL’s 1741-SA Standard for Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use With Distributed Energy Resources defines the design and testing requirements to certify that bidirectional, grid-tied, smart inverters and chargers can be safely used to… Read more »

Rhombus launches new bidirectional charging solution for medium- and heavy-duty EV fleets

Rhombus Energy Solutions has launched a new bidirectional “EV charging dispenser.” The RES-D2-CS20 has been certified by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and the CSA Group for use in medium- and heavy-duty fleet applications. The company calls it a perfect match for the Rhombus 60 kW and 125 kW Power Conditioning Systems. Rhombus’s bidirectional charger enables Vehicle-to-Grid… Read more »

Monarch Tractor secures $3-million grant to demonstrate V2X tech for electric farm equipment

Monarch Tractor and its partners in the Farm Electrification Consortium, which also includes Gridtractor, Rhombus Energy Solutions, Current Ways and Polaris Energy Services, have received a $3-million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for the electrification of agricultural equipment and the development of battery capability in farm equipment to keep critical electrical loads running… Read more »

DOE announces new collaboration with utilities and EV industry to develop V2X charging infrastructure

The DOE is overseeing a collaboration among utilities, national labs, state and local governments, automakers and other organizations that aims to advance the development of V2X technology. The Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Memorandum of Understanding will “bring together cutting-edge resources from DOE, utilities and private entities to evaluate technical and economic feasibility as we integrate… Read more »

NYC’s new school bus contract includes electric bus pilot

New York City has finalized a new contract to operate its fleet of school buses, and an electric bus pilot project is part of the plan. The five-year contract, which involves 41 companies, half a dozen municipal agencies, several labor unions, and a budget of $1.5 billion per year, will govern school bus operations in… Read more »