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New Chipsets for EV Charging Communication with Plug & Charge and Vehicle-to-Grid Integration

Vertexcom Technologies introduces HomePlug GreenPHY chipsets for EV charging communications in the context of the rapidly progressing EV adoption and market trends such as Plug & Charge and Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G). Vertexcom HomePlug GreenPHY SECC chipset MSE1021+MSEX24-i and EVCC chipset MSE1022+MSEX25-i enable a reliable charging experience for EV owners and a streamlined product development for charging… Read more »

Swiss firm Designwerk presents container-sized Mega Charger for commercial EVs

Designwerk Technologies, based in Winterthur, Switzerland, has developed a new DC fast charging station for commercial EVs that’s packaged in a container format. After a year of development, the company has now presented the new charger to some 80 industry experts. Designwerk’s Mega Charger is a battery-buffered charging station with two CCS charging points, each… Read more »

Daimler’s RIZON electric trucks achieve full homologation in the US 

Daimler Truck, which launched electric truck brand RIZON in May, says its Class 4 and 5 medium-duty models have received full US homologation, which is the process of certifying that a vehicle complies with the technical and legal requirements to be deemed roadworthy and safe for public use. RIZON has received certification from the EPA… Read more »

First-of-its-kind electric truck charging facility at Port of Long Beach: a case study (Webinar)

What it takes to bring charging infrastructure online and planning for the future. The WattEV Port of Long Beach charging depot is the first-of-its-kind charging facility focused exclusively on electric heavy-duty trucks. The site is currently operating under its first phase with the ability to charge 26 trucks concurrently with 5 MW of capacity delivered… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz opens the first charging hub in its premium US EV charging network

Mercedes-Benz has big plans for its own US charging network, and it aims to deliver a premium charging experience commensurate with the Mercedes brand. Mercedes-Benz HPC North America, a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and MN8 Energy (an energy provider that operates 900 renewable energy projects in 28 states), will “set a new standard for fast,… Read more »

Revel’s new EV fast charging station in Queens serves rideshare drivers and the public

Revel, the Brooklyn-based EV infrastructure and rideshare provider, has opened its third public EV fast charging station in New York City, and its first in Queens. The LIC Superhub is located in the accessory garage of the JACX, a mixed-use development in Long Island City. Located near the Taxi and Limousine Commission’s main driver support… Read more »

California solicits applications for $40 million in NEVI EV charging grants

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced a competitive solicitation for up to $40,500,000 in grant funds for DC fast EV charging infrastructure projects. Interested parties can submit applications for grants before the deadline of January 26, 2024. (The CEC’s application page contains a lengthy list of documents explaining how to apply.) The California Department… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and Fermata Energy enable V2G capability for electric buses and trucks

EV OEM Phoenix Motorcars, in collaboration with Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) pioneer Fermata Energy, has integrated Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) capabilities into its medium-duty EVs. All Phoenix electric school buses, shuttle buses and trucks, from the first-generation vehicles delivered in 2014 to the company’s current-generation vehicles, can now be equipped with V2G capability, enabling fleets to send excess energy… Read more »

SolarEdge unveils new bidirectional DC-coupled EV charger

SolarEdge Technologies has unveiled a new bidirectional DC EV charger. The new charger will enable solar-powered Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) and Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) functionalities, and is expected to be commercially available in the second half of 2024. Based on SolarEdge’s DC-coupled architecture, the new charger enables an EV to be charged directly from a photovoltaic system, with… Read more »