The Infrastructure

eMotorWerks introduces new EV charging service

EVSE manufacturer eMotorWerks has launched JuicePlan, a residential EV charging service. JuicePlan includes JuiceBox, a Level 2 smart charging station, and JuiceNet, a smart grid charging platform that allows users to control and monitor charging remotely. A JuicePlan subscription starts at $19 per month, and is currently available in select markets in California, New York,… Read more »

Volta adopts new visual design for its ad-funded chargers

Volta, which operates a network of free EV chargers funded via sponsored content, has given its charging stations a new look. The new design includes lighting that communicates charging status and, like previous Volta chargers, the station incorporates 55-inch displays to present advertisements. Volta expects to begin installing the new chargers by the end of… Read more »

Tritium’s 350 kW DC charger introduced in Australia

EV charging equipment manufacturer Tritium has introduced its Veefil-PK 350 kW DC charger to Australia. Two Veefil-PK chargers are installed at the Toombul Shopping Center in Brisbane, operated by charging network provider Chargefox. The Veefil-PK can charge two EVs simultaneously and is equipped with CCS2 plug types. According to Tritium, the charger can add up… Read more »

Tritium to supply IONITY with chargers for 120 sites

EV charger manufacturer Tritium will supply IONITY, a joint venture of several automakers that’s building a fast charging network in Europe, with Veefil-PK 350 kW DC high-power chargers (HPC) for 120 sites in 23 European countries. Four to 6 chargers will be installed per site. The deal follows a similar agreement for 100 charging sites… Read more »

Electrify America launches app, membership plans, lower introductory charging rates

Electrify America, the EV charging network operator and VW’s state-mandated penance for Dieselgate, has launched a mobile app for Android and iPhone as well as new membership plans and lower introductory charging prices. All of this is on top of the organization’s plan to install 484 charging stations in the US by July this year…. Read more »

Hubject to open-source its Open InterCharge Protocol

EV charging platform company Hubject is making its Open InterCharge Protocol (OICP) open source. OICP currently supports over 100,000 charge points for more than 300 companies in 26 countries, according to Hubject. In addition to opening OICP, the company will allow connection to the platform by other eRoaming protocols. “With this announcement, we invite everyone… Read more »

Plugsurfing and EasyCharger Partner to Expand Charging Network in Spain

European EV charging network Plugsurfing has partnered with Spanish charging point operator EasyCharger to expand the Plugsurfing network in Spain. The Plugsurfing network currently has 333 charging points throughout Spain, which users can access through the Plugsurfing app. EasyCharger currently operates 10 charging stations with 40 charging points, which will be accessible through the Plugsurfing… Read more »

Electrify America to install 30 ultra-fast charging stations at Krogers and other businesses

Charging network operator Electrify America, VW’s government-mandated penance for Dieselgate, is working with nine companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast charging stations across the US. The companies include grocery chains Kroger and Save Mart, a handful of real estate investment trusts, and real estate company Pan-Cal. More than 20 of the new charging sites… Read more »

ClipperCreek’s new Dual Charging Station charges 2 EVs at once

EVSE manufacturer ClipperCreek has announced a new dual EV charging station solution. The HCS-D40 is a 32-amp, 7.7 kW Level 2 hardwired station that can charge two vehicles simultaneously. It installs onto a single dedicated 40-amp circuit, and automatically splits power between two vehicles based on their requests for power. It provides up to 16… Read more »