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Electric Era raises $11.5 million to scale production of its EV fast charging stations for convenience stores

Electric Era, the manufacturer of PowerNode EV fast charging stations, has raised $11.5 million in a Series A financing round led by HSBC Asset Management. Other participants include SQM Lithium Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures and Proeza Ventures. The new funding brings the company’s total funding to $19 million. Electric Era will use the new funding to… Read more »

Electric Era’s PowerNode platform is a turnkey EV fast charging solution for convenience stores

Electric Era, a developer of AI-driven storage solutions for EV fast charging, has launched a turnkey fast charging platform designed specifically for the convenience store sector. Electric Era says its PowerNode Platform enables convenience stores to meet the eligibility requirements for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program without expensive grid upgrades or utility demand… Read more »

Five new DC fast charging hubs planned for convenience stores in central New York state

The Mirabito convenience store chain plans to install DC fast charging hubs at five locations in central New York. The five hubs, which are to go into service by this fall, will offer a total of 19 chargers. The project is part of the New York Power Authority’s EVolve NY charging network, which will be… Read more »

Juxta pitches its micro-retail stores to EV charging operators

It’s a maxim in the retail fuel trade that the gas brings in the customers, and the sodas and chips bring in the profits. Many expect the same equation to prove true once electrons replace distilled dinosaurs. JUXTA combines this concept with the trends toward self-checkout and rapid deployment. The JUXTA Nomad is a pre-assembled,… Read more »

Circle K installs ABB 180 kW DC fast chargers at Virginia store

Convenience store and gas retail chain Circle K has opened its latest EV charging site at a store in Wytheville, Virginia, along Interstate 81. This site is the first to be equipped with ABB E-mobility’s US-manufactured Terra 184 DC fast chargers, which provide up to 180 kW of power. ABB’s Terra 184 EV chargers were… Read more »

Electrify Canada to install chargers at Canadian Tire stores

Electrify Canada will install EV chargers at more than 20 Canadian Tire stores across the country. The charging stations will offer 150 to 350 kW DC fast chargers with liquid-cooled cables, and will be compatible with both CCS and CHAdeMO. Rob Barrosa, COO of Electrify Canada, said, “Canadian Tire is one of Canada’s most recognizable… Read more »

Kohl’s to install charging stations at 33 stores across the US

Charging your EV could become a free perk of shopping, if more merchants follow the lead of Kohl’s Department Stores. The nationwide chain announced Thursday that it will install charging stations at 33 of its stores in 11 states. Each will have one to four parking spaces reserved for EV drivers to charge at no… Read more »

Electric Era installs its first PowerNode battery-buffered EV fast charging station

Electric Era Technologies, maker of PowerNode EV fast charging stations, has announced the first of more than 10 commercial installations planned for the US this year. The new public fast charger was put into service at a Plaid Pantry convenience store in Portland, Oregon. Electric Era Technologies was launched by former SpaceX engineers in 2019…. Read more »

Electric Era announces investment from Chevron Technology Ventures to Scale PowerNode EV charging stations

Electric Era Technologies, maker of PowerNode high-speed EV charging stations, has announced an investment from Chevron Technology Ventures. The investment is aimed at accelerating the deployment of Electric Era’s charging stations to gas stations and convenience stores throughout the US. The new investment is part of Electric Era’s series A financing, led by HSBC Asset… Read more »

Five states have now awarded NEVI grants for EV charging stations

As always, the wheels of government grants grind slowly. Almost a year ago, all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and DC received approval of their National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) plans from the Federal Highway Administration. To date, 5 states have announced final or conditional awards for charging infrastructure grants, and 8 more have opened… Read more »