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Rideshare/charging provider Revel: CCS or NACS, EVs need bidirectional charging capabilities

Amid the giddy rush to adopt Tesla’s NACS charging system, a few voices in the wilderness can be heard crying, “But what about bidirectional charging?” Many see bidirectional charging, which enables V2G and related technologies, as a necessary part of the future EV ecosystem (California may soon mandate the capability for all new EVs). Vehicle-to-home, which… Read more »

Will EV adoption “crash the grid?”

One of the favorite tropes of the anti-EV crowd is that converting all vehicles to EVs will “crash the grid.” Those of us who regularly speak with execs at electric utilities and charging infrastructure providers aren’t too worried about this. However, as they say, the plural of anecdote is not data, so perhaps a mathematical… Read more »

Why California needs to mandate bidirectional charging capabilities for EVs

Explaining the benefits of bidirectional EV charging: Q&A with Nuvve CEO Gregory Poilasne The term “game-changing” gets thrown around a lot in the EV field, but if there’s any new technology that really does deserve to be described this way (as California Governor Gavin Newsom recently did), it’s bidirectional charging. Going bi adds several nifty… Read more »

InCharge Energy launches suite of bidirectional charging solutions for EV fleets

InCharge Energy, a provider of turnkey fleet electrification services, has launched a new portfolio of bidirectional DC fast chargers. The new ICE-22 V2X, ICE-44 V2X and ICE-66 V2X chargers are aimed at fleet operators, and are designed to optimize operations and increase cost efficiencies while supporting grid stability, and to enable fleets to qualify for… Read more »

Blue Bird delivers 60 electric school buses to Broward County Public Schools in Florida

Blue Bird is delivering 60 Vision electric school buses to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). This represents Blue Bird’s largest e-bus fleet sale to date. Blue Bird’s Vision electric school bus can carry 72 students, and has a range of up to 120 miles. BCPS is the sixth largest public school system in the US,… Read more »

ANSI invites public comment on its Roadmap of Standards and Codes for EVs

As the EV market expands at a rapid pace, many in the industry are lamenting the relative lack of EV engineering standards. Now the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has taken a major step forward, releasing a draft Roadmap of Standards and Codes for Electric Vehicles at Scale. The roadmap identifies key safety, performance, and… Read more »

Proposed California law would require bidirectional charging capability for EVs

A bill currently making its way through the California legislature would require all new EVs sold in the state to be equipped with bidirectional charging capability by 2027. SB 233, which has passed the Senate Energy Committee and will be heard before the Senate Transportation Committee on April 25, would also establish state goals for… Read more »

ABB E-mobility invests in Switch to create a more integrated approach to EV charger operation

ABB E-mobility has made an investment in London-based startup Switch EV, describing the move as “the start of a collaboration to advance a seamless EV charging ecosystem.” Noting that “the global charger network remains fragmented, with a different charging experience from location to location, and operator to operator,” ABB sees the need for “a more… Read more »

Grabbing the prime real estate for electric truck charging hubs

Q&A with Zeem Solutions CEO Paul Gioupis. Charging-as-a-service is a hot business proposition these days, and for good reason. Electrifying a vehicle fleet is a complex undertaking that requires specialized skills and resources that most companies don’t have. It makes sense for organizations to focus on their core activities, so just as they outsource things… Read more »

Today’s EV engineering webinar schedule: Monday, April 17th

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering that’s free to attend, and it starts today. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. View the daily session schedule online here. All of the live sessions will be recorded and available to view after the broadcasts. You can access the… Read more »