Results for: "Shell"

Shell to acquire home energy storage company sonnen

Pending regulatory approval, Shell will acquire 100% of sonnen, a German manufacturer of energy storage systems for homes and small business. Shell previously invested in sonnen in May 2018. sonnen manufactures smart energy storage systems and offers energy services via its sonnenCommunity platform. In December 2018, sonnen put into operation a virtual power plant composed… Read more »

Shell acquires Dutch charging network NewMotion

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Dutch charging network operator NewMotion, which manages over 30,000 charging points in 25 European countries. Shell has already started to install fast charging stations at its branded retail locations in Britain, the Netherlands, Norway and the Philippines. Shell Recharge, which has been introduced in partnership with… Read more »

Allego to operate fast charging at Shell stations in Netherlands and UK

Netherlands-based charging operator Allego has partnered with Shell to install and operate DC fast chargers at selected Shell stations in the Netherlands and the UK. The new 50 kW chargers are expected to be operational by the end of 2017. The first locations will be in Greater London, Derby and Randstad in the western Netherlands…. Read more »

Volkswagen and Shell push biofuels as centerpiece of EU emissions strategy

Even as it insists that Europe should be a leader in electromobility, Volkswagen is collaborating with oil giant Shell to argue that EU planners should rely heavily on biofuels to meet proposed emissions targets. Executives from the two industrial giants recently released a study that proposes greater use of biofuels as an alternative to increasing… Read more »

Snail shells inspire new battery design

Nanostructured electrodes in Li-ion batteries have several advantages, including shorter distances for charge-carrying particles to travel and a high surface area that provides more active sites for electrochemical reactions to occur. However, working with nanoscale materials is tricky – due to their tiny size, they can be hard to control and hold in place. To… Read more »

Greenlots partners with Ivy Charging Network in Ontario

Greenlots, a provider of charging and energy management solutions that was acquired by Shell last year, has partnered with Ivy Charging Network, a fast charging network recently launched by utilities Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation (OPG). The new deal includes the installation of 100 DC fast chargers (DCFCs) at 43 sites along major highway… Read more »

Sprint Power selected for UK’s Wireless Charging of Electric Taxis trial

The UK government has awarded funding to Sprint Power, an electric propulsion technology company, to demonstrate wireless charging technology for electrified taxis. Sprint Power will use the funding to develop an interface module, software, and integration kit to support wireless charging for a fleet of 10 modified LEVC TX and Nissan e-NV200 taxis that will… Read more »

Everybody’s talking about Tesla’s Cybertruck

In show business, when you don’t like an act, but you don’t want to say anything negative, you say it’s “interesting.” Well, the word “interesting” is getting a lot of use today, after Tesla unveiled what is definitely its most radical-looking vehicle, and perhaps the most radical-looking production vehicle in automotive history. I think the… Read more »