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New report: Wide bandgap technology can make power conversion 90% more efficient

Wide Bandgap (WBG) semiconductor technologies are attracting a lot of attention, and research funding. In January, the Obama administration selected a consortium of businesses and universities to lead an innovation institute focused on WBG materials. Japan and the UK are also funding R&D in the field. A new report from Lux Research, Silicon vs. WBG:… Read more »

Drayson’s next mission: commercialize wireless power transfer technology

Drayson Racing is familiar to Charged readers as the developer of the Lola-Drayson B12/69EV electric Grand Prix race car, which set a new FIA World Electric Land Speed Record in 2013, and uses a Qualcomm Halo wireless charging system. Now Lord Paul Drayson has launched a new business, building on Drayson Technologies’ expertise in the… Read more »

North Carolina research team demonstrates improved wireless power transmission

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technology for wireless power transmission that could bring the goal of dynamic wireless EV charging a step closer to reality. “We’ve made changes to both the receiver and the transmitter in order to make wireless energy transfer safer and more efficient,” says Dr. Srdjan Lukic,… Read more »

Envision Solar launches off-grid solar-powered EV charging station

[Updated 8/19/13 9:00 am EDT to include more product and price details] It sounds too good to be true: an easy-to-install, standalone solar charging station that requires no foundation, no trenching, no building permit and no grid connection. But that’s just what San Diego-based Envision Solar (OTCQB: EVSI) is offering. The company has announced that… Read more »

Vision Industries and Balqon collaborate to build a hybrid fuel cell-powered terminal tractor

Vision Industries and Balqon Corporation have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to build a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell /electric hybrid terminal tractor, the Zero-TT. The Zero-TT will incorporate a Cargotec Kalmar chassis, Balqon’s electric drivetrain and Vision’s hydrogen fuel cell range extender. It is intended to combine the superior acceleration of a battery-powered EV… Read more »

California Energy Commission awards $5.789 million grant to Wrightspeed for range-extended EV powertrains

The California Energy Commission announced yesterday that Silicon Valley startup Wrightspeed will receive a $5.789 million grant as part of the Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. Grants also went to Zero Motorcycles and Tesla Motors. Wrightspeed will use the funds to accelerate manufacturing of its Route retrofit powertrain for the medium-duty… Read more »

IoTecha and Software République collaborate to produce Mobilize Powerbox

US-based EV charging services and technology company IoTecha has partnered with French EV open ecosystem developer Software République to inaugurate a production line for the Mobilize Powerbox, a smart bidirectional Level 2 EV charger manufactured by French producer Lacroix. Software République was founded in 2021 by Dassault Systèmes, Eviden, Orange, Renault Group, STMicroelectronics and Thales…. Read more »

Green Watt Power’s new 300 W DC-DC converters for EVs

Green Watt Power, a division of Powerland Technology, has launched a new addition to its Marble Series line of DC-DC converters. The new EVD300 is a fully encapsulated, IP67-class ruggedized DC-DC converter designed for EV applications. It has two DC input ranges (30-65 V and 50-130 V), and two output voltages (13.2 V and 24… Read more »