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TWAICE battery analytics platform promises enormously valuable insights at every point in a battery’s lifecycle

How healthy is your battery pack? As the old saw goes, if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. As the EV ecosystem develops, there will be an increasing need to measure and manage the performance of battery cells. Cell manufacturers need a standardized way to evaluate test data for new cells; EV designers… Read more »

ConnectDER and Siemens Partner to offer a simple and clever solution for Level 2 charging installations  

ConnectDER’s meter collar working together with Siemens’s charging station could save up to 80 percent of installation costs Getting set up to charge an EV at home is easy and affordable—except when it isn’t.  For many, especially those who live in older homes, installing a home Level 2 charging station may require an upgrade to… Read more »

Revel, Fermata and NineDot launch grid-connected V2G system in NYC

E-mobility and infrastructure provider Revel, clean energy developer NineDot Energy and V2G innovator Fermata Energy have launched a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project that they say is the first one to be connected to New York City’s electrical grid. The bidirectional charging system, which is now live at Revel’s Red Hook, Brooklyn warehouse, can both charge EVs… Read more »

AIMPLAS develops composite battery casings for battery swap system

Spanish plastics firm AIMPLAS is working on structural battery casings for a battery swap system intended for lightweight EVs. The casings are made of recyclable, long-fiber thermoplastic composites that are flame-retardant and designed to protect the battery from electromagnetic interference (EMI). “Thermoplastic matrix composites could play a key role in industry in the 21st century… Read more »

UK home charging company EVIOS secures £5.8 million investment

EVIOS, a British provider of residential charging, has secured significant new external investment within weeks of launching. The company has now raised some £5.8 million. EVIOS is the brainchild of David Martell, founder and former CEO of Chargemaster, which was sold to bp for £132 million in 2018. Of the 66 new investors in EVIOS,… Read more »

New solar project will power 100% of Electrify America’s charging network—and then some

Electrify America has entered into a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Terra-Gen, a provider of utility-scale renewable energy projects, to build a solar photovoltaic generation project in San Bernardino County, California. The new installation, dubbed Electrify America Solar Glow, is targeted to be operational by mid-2023, and is expected to generate 75 MW… Read more »

California’s Santa Barbara MTD orders 9 battery-electric buses from New Flyer

NFI Group subsidiary New Flyer of America has received two new orders from the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) for a total of 9 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The orders were supported by funding from the Federal Transit Administration. MTD provides bus service in Southern Santa Barbara County, California, delivering nearly… Read more »

Siemens unveils concept for modular, scalable charging system

Siemens has unveiled a concept for an EV charging structure designed for fleets and high-demand charging applications. The idea behind the new VersiCharge XL concept is to electrify new or existing parking lots and building structures quickly and efficiently by using a modular, scalable design. The new charging system houses all necessary electrical infrastructure components… Read more »

New Jersey Transit orders 8 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric buses

New Flyer (a subsidiary of NFI) has received a firm order from New Jersey Transit for eight Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses, with options to purchase up to 75 more battery-electric buses under a five-year contract. NJ Transit is America’s third-largest public transit agency—it serves around 270 million passengers per year, and has… Read more »

California budget proposal includes $6.1 billion for EV initiatives

California Governor Gavin Newsom has presented a $286.4-billion budget proposal for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. This so-called California Blueprint includes $22.5 billion in climate-related investment, and some $6.1 billion of this consists of EV-related initiatives. Newsom defended the aggressive scale of the state’s proposed investment, and gently chided the US federal government for its far… Read more »