Reasons for the slowdown include the adoption of more energy-efficient appliances, light bulbs and motors, as well as the decline of heavy manufacturing – electricity used for manufacturing fell 18% between 1998 and 2010.
It ranks ChargePoint and DBT as the market leaders, thanks to their range of feature-rich EVSE offerings, current market share, geographic reach, and vision.
The new stations are located at highway rest areas in Milford CT and Wilmington DE. The company plans to install more stations along the Northeastern corridor in the future.
Sun Country Highway has installed Level 2 chargers every 100 to 200 kilometers along the Trans Canada Highway.
While many have discussed the potential of EVs to act as energy storage devices in a smart grid of the future, the day when this idea can be implemented on a citywide scale is probably pretty far off. However, a smaller, self-contained “microgrid” offers the perfect opportunity to test the concept. Microgrids are one of… Read more »
Deep in the heart of a state that’s famous for petroleum and pickup trucks, Austin Energy, the electric utility that serves the capital city, is a leader in promoting electric vehicles. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the company an additional $500,000 to encourage plug-in vehicle adoption in Central Texas. Austin Energy has… Read more »
With a receiver in the car’s bumper, a driver need only pull up so that the wheels rest against the stop, and the vehicle is perfectly aligned for charging.
According to the researchers, the system can transfer power across a wide air gap at more than 90% efficiency.
Governor Brown issued an executive order in March that directs state government to support the rapid commercialization of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in the state.
ChargePoint, a network of independently owned charging stations that operates in 14 countries, has opened its first publicly available DC fast charging station at the Residence Inn by Marriott in San Juan Capistrano, California, just off Interstate 5. The Fuji Electric 25 kW, CHAdeMO-compliant charger is owned and operated by EVoasis. “The collaboration with Fuji… Read more »