Search Results Found For: "V2G"

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 »

How ridesharing can help solve the challenge of urban EV ownership

Q&A with Revel COO Paul Suhey. New York-based Revel is riding two timely trends. Because rideshare vehicles log so many miles, electrifying them can deliver outsize emissions reductions—and drivers for the likes of Lyft and Uber will need strategically located urban charging hubs. Meanwhile, millions of drivers in dense cities like New York live in… Read more »

Speed through regulatory challenges of connecting EVs and EVSE to the grid (Webinar)

The addition of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) to the EV market adds an extra layer of complexity to the already diverse and constantly evolving global compliance requirements/standards for vehicle-grid integration (VGI). For example, OEMs in addition to complying with EV charging standards, now need to ensure compliance for connection and compatibility with local grids. This free webinar… Read more »

How charge management can reduce OpEx and CapEx for EV fleet projects

Q&A with The Mobility House Business Development Manager Sam Hill-Cristol If there’s one topic that everyone in the EV infrastructure field is talking about these days, it’s charge management. As organizations of all sizes electrify their vehicles, they often find that power consumption is a major constraint. Charging stations, especially those that serve large fleets… Read more »

CharIN praises final NEVI rules for supporting EV interoperability and open standards for charging

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released the final National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Standards and Requirements rule, and so far it appears that there’s a lot to like in the 144-page tome. The document (which the White House described in slightly less verbose terms) contains not only some welcome standards aimed at improving the… Read more »