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V2G value propositions: Fermata Energy is focused on building financially viable solutions for vehicle-to-grid

David Slutzky, an accomplished entrepreneur, has an eclectic background. In addition to having founded several successful companies, he’s served as a local elected official as well as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Clinton White House and the EPA. He’s been teaching at the University of Virginia for some time, on the Commerce, Architecture and… Read more »

Nissan Australia touts LEAF V2H capabilities, disses Tesla battery project

Nissan’s Global Director of Electric Vehicles, Nic Thomas, recently took a trip Down Under for the Australian launch of the Nissan LEAF Plus. In his speech, he highlighted the LEAF’s bidirectional charging capability, which he said is already being used in Japan, and is expected to be available in Australia within months. Nissan Australia’s Manager… Read more »

Sono Motors logs 10,000 preorders for Sion solar EV

Over a year before the vehicle’s production is scheduled to begin, German startup Sono Motors says it has received 10,000 preorders for its Sion SEV (solar electric vehicle). Most of the reservations have been made by private individuals, around 87 percent of them from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Sion features a liquid-cooled 35 kWh… Read more »

EVgo partners with UC San Diego on vehicle-to-grid projects

Charging network operator NRG EVgo is leading two pilot projects at the University of California San Diego to study the potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. In the first project, EVgo has built a site to assess how owners of DC fast charging sites can use solar generation, battery storage and control systems to mitigate expensive… Read more »

Wallbox to establish EVSE manufacturing facility in Arlington, Texas

EVSE manufacturer Wallbox has selected Arlington, Texas as the location of its first US manufacturing facility. The 130,000-square-foot plant will have enough capacity to support Wallbox’s expansion plans in North America for the next decade. Wallbox expects to manufacture a total of 290,000 units annually at this facility by 2027, and reach its full capacity… Read more »

Electric utility EDF launches V2G offering for Nissan fleet customers in the UK

Electric utility EDF, in partnership with Nissan, has launched a new commercial charging service using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in the UK. The V2G technology developed by DREEV, a joint venture between EDF and V2G technology specialist Nuvve, allows bidirectional energy flow in order to recharge an EV’s battery at times of low energy demand and… Read more »

NYC’s new school bus contract includes electric bus pilot

New York City has finalized a new contract to operate its fleet of school buses, and an electric bus pilot project is part of the plan. The five-year contract, which involves 41 companies, half a dozen municipal agencies, several labor unions, and a budget of $1.5 billion per year, will govern school bus operations in… Read more »

Over 50 webcasts on EV Engineering at next week’s Charged Virtual Conference

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering next week that’s free to attend. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. Just like the content Charged brings you every day, conference topics will span the entire EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem including motor and power electronics design and… Read more »