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Schneider Electric acquires EV Connect

Charging solution provider EV Connect has been acquired by energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric. Along with the current management team, CEO and founder Jordan Ramer will continue to lead EV Connect’s operations as a distinct subsidiary. EV Connect was established in 2010, and currently serves customers across 41 US states. “At Schneider Electric,… Read more »

Schneider Electric and EverCharge collaborate on EV charging in multi-unit buildings

Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, and EverCharge, a provider of EV charging solutions, have announced a collaboration that aims to accelerate the build-out of EV charging infrastructure in multi-unit buildings such as apartments, condominiums and office buildings. One of the challenges of adding EV charging stations to multi-tenant facilities is sharing… Read more »

Schneider’s new end-to-end EV solution integrates charging with building energy management

Energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric has launched a new EV charging solution designed to make buildings smarter and more sustainable while adding EV charging infrastructure. EcoStruxure for eMobility is an end-to-end connected solution that’s designed to help manage a building’s power usage to ensure efficiency and reliability. It includes three main elements: EVlink… Read more »

Proterra to deploy solar and battery storage microgrid for electric bus fleet

Proterra and Scale Microgrid Solutions are collaborating to install a microgrid and EV fleet charging system for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). The project, which just secured a grant from the California Energy Commission, includes solar panels and a battery energy storage system. In the event of an extended power outage, electricity stored… Read more »

California project deploys 100 electric regional haul and drayage trucks

Regional haul and drayage trucks, which transfer loads to and from ports, warehouses and logistics hubs, are a perfect use case for EVs, and present opportunities for dramatic emissions reductions. The South Coast Air Quality Management District, along with other state agencies, has announced a project to deploy 100 battery-electric regional haul and drayage trucks… Read more »

Montgomery County, Maryland deploys microgrid to support electric bus charging

AlphaStruxure, a provider of Energy as a Service (EaaS) solutions, has won a contract to deploy an integrated microgrid and electric bus charging infrastructure project for Montgomery County, Maryland. The project will enable transit operator Ride On Montgomery County to convert at least 44 buses from diesel to electric power. AlphaStruxure, a joint venture of… Read more »

Rolls-Royce hopes to shatter electric airplane speed record

A partnership led by Rolls-Royce is building an electric aircraft that it hopes will reach a top speed of over 300 mph and beat the previous speed record of 210 mph set in 2017 by Siemens. The project is part of a Rolls-Royce initiative called Accelerating the Electrification of Flight (ACCEL), which is partly funded… Read more »

Schneider and ChargePoint announce new cloud-connected charging station

Schneider Electric, in collaboration with ChargePoint, has introduced a new cloud-connected version of its EVlink charging station. Features include: access to the ChargePoint network; data reporting that can be used to analyze driver usage patterns by time intervals, station attributes or energy usage; and built-in demand response that allows owners to monitor and manage energy load…. Read more »

Kenworth pursues both BEVs and FCEVs

For heavy-duty truck manufacturer Kenworth, adoption of zero-emission trucks is seen as inevitable—the shift is being driven by both regulatory requirements and economic benefits. Speaking at a recent press event, Kenworth executives outlined the company’s electrification strategy, which includes investigating both battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies. As Fleet Owner reports, 17 US states and… Read more »