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eMotorWerks expands to Europe

eMotorWerks, the charging solution provider recently acquired by multinational utility Enel, has announced its expansion into Europe. The company has set up its European headquarters in Berlin, as well as offices in London and Paris. eMotorWerks has also secured CE certification for its line of smart-grid-integrated JuiceBox charging products, which complement Enel’s DC fast charging… Read more »

VGI’s coming of age: Automakers, utilities and charging companies are developing business models for vehicle-grid integration

By Scott Shepard, Senior Research Analyst with Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies program Vehicle-grid integration (VGI) is a topic that tends to be at the fringes of coverage of transportation electrification. Developments in the VGI field are often overshadowed by Tesla Model 3 delivery timelines or by the range specs of the next-generation Nissan LEAF. Regardless,… Read more »

Cross-brand V2G demonstration conducted in Denmark

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is a necessary puzzle piece in the electric transport system of the future. But how to ensure that a V2G system will work across different EV brands? That’s what the Parker Project in Denmark aims to establish. Parker is testing a wide range of new and existing grid services to examine how… Read more »

eMotorWerks partners with Autochargers to manufacture co-branded chargers in Canada

Charger manufacturer eMotorWerks (recently acquired by the Enel Group) has announced a partnership with Autochargers.ca to deliver co-branded EV charging solutions throughout Canada. eMotorWerks products will be available through the Autochargers.ca web store and the company’s reseller partners, which include electrical contractors and car dealerships. The eMotorWerks charging ecosystem includes JuiceBox charging hardware and the… Read more »

Parked EVs earn $1,530 in V2G pilot

Nissan and Italian utility Enel are carrying out trials of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) systems with some 100 cars across Europe. In Denmark, fleet operators will collect about 1,300 euros ($1,530) a year by feeding power back into the grid using the two-way charge points. As EVs proliferate, grid managers will have to pay attention to when… Read more »

Groupe PSA and partners launch GridMotion smart charging project

Groupe PSA and several partners have launched a new project to evaluate smart charging technology. The idea is to reduce an EV driver’s electricity bill by shifting charging times to periods of lower electricity prices. Further savings could be achieved by providing grid balancing services through a Vehicle to Grid (V2G) system. The two-year GridMotion… Read more »

The inevitability of electric buses

Electric transit buses enter the fast-follower market stage as the leaders work to remove the last barriers to adoption. Q&A with Proterra’s Ryan Popple and ABB’s Daan Nap on the state of the market and charging standards in North America and Europe. With each passing year, more decision makers are realizing that city buses are an… Read more »