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Fermata Energy’s bidirectional EV charger and V2G software platform achieve UL certification

Fermata Energy, a pioneer in vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology, has earned UL certification for its new FE-20 bidirectional charging system. The FE-20 is now fully certified to UL 9741, the Standard for Bidirectional EV Charging System Equipment and UL 1741-SA, the Standard for Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use With Distributed Energy Resources,… Read more »

SolarEdge unveils new bidirectional DC-coupled EV charger

SolarEdge Technologies has unveiled a new bidirectional DC EV charger. The new charger will enable solar-powered Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) and Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) functionalities, and is expected to be commercially available in the second half of 2024. Based on SolarEdge’s DC-coupled architecture, the new charger enables an EV to be charged directly from a photovoltaic system, with… Read more »

GENIUS allows vehicle-to-home bidirectional charging

GENIUS, a microgrid controller by Koben Systems, is designed to make vehicle-to-home (V2H) technology more flexible for EV owners, as energy can be automatically transferred from the vehicle to any load, or to the grid. This upgraded solid-state technology reduces peak electricity consumption and power disruptions in the overtaxed grid infrastructure, according to the company…. Read more »

SAE International updates standard for bidirectional EV/charger communication

The SAE International Hybrid Communication and Interoperability Task Force has completed an extensive revision of SAE Standard J2847/2: Communication Between Plug-in Vehicles and Off-Board DC Chargers. This update is the first step towards the goal of enabling EV and charging station providers to use the same communication code for bidirectional DC charging, including Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)… Read more »

Wallbox bidirectional EV chargers to be offered with Kia EV9

Bidirectional charging is on the way to your driveway, and it will soon allow you to use your EV as backup power for your home, or to save money by taking advantage of utility incentives. Kia now plans to offer Wallbox’s second-generation DC bidirectional charger, Quasar 2, to Kia EV9 buyers, starting in the first… Read more »

GM to offer V2H bidirectional charging tech for all upcoming Ultium-based EVs

GM says it will offer vehicle-to-home (V2H) bidirectional charging technology across its portfolio of Ultium-based EVs by model year 2026. The first V2H-equipped vehicles will be the 2024 models of the Chevrolet Silverado EV RST, GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1, Chevrolet Blazer EV, Chevrolet Equinox EV, Cadillac LYRIQ and the upcoming Cadillac Escalade IQ…. Read more »

EcoG and Infineon work to ensure compatibility of bidirectional chargers and EVs

Munich-based tech company EcoG has presented an ISO-compliant bidirectional charging solution which follows charging standards association CharIN’s guidelines. EcoG plans to unveil a pre-integrated reference design for bidirectional charging in addition to EcoG Charge Controllers. Together with partner Infineon, a power semiconductor manufacturer, EcoG is developing a starter kit with an integrated 22 kW converter… Read more »