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Eaton joins EU-supported Flow Consortium to develop V2X technology

Power management specialist Eaton has joined a pan-European research project aimed at developing V2X technology. The research will focus on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) capabilities, including work on Eaton’s proprietary Buildings as a Grid energy management system. Supported by the EU’s Horizon Europe Research and Innovation program, the €9.87-million ($10.41-million) project will span four… Read more »

VW’s Elli and Mitnetz Strom launch pilot for smart grid/EV integration

Elli, a brand of the Volkswagen Group, and German grid manager Mitnetz Strom have launched a pilot project to test the integration of EVs with a smart electrical grid. The Innovation Impulse for Future-Proof Grid Integration of E-Mobility project is intended to provide insight into what a practical implementation of smart charging could look like…. Read more »

Qualcomm’s new powerline communication device enables charging station-smart grid communications

Qualcomm’s next-generation powerline communication (PLC) device, the QCA7006AQ, is designed to enable CCS charging station communications. The new PLC device is based on Qualcomm’s QCA700X family of products, which have been widely adopted in EV on-board charging units and charging stations. The QCA7006AQ is compliant with the HomePlug Green PHY (HPGP) specification for vehicle-to-grid (V2G)… Read more »

Rhombus Energy Solutions to use Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices

Rhombus Energy Solutions, a provider of EV charging and power conversion technology, has announced that Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) will supply its EV2flex line of charging products with silicon carbide MOSFETs, improving the products’ efficiency, power density and charging times. Wolfspeed’s 1,200 V silicon carbide MOSFETs will power Rhombus’s new EV2flex-120 charging infrastructure. Rhombus’s EV2flex charging… Read more »

Trends And Challenges On The Road To EV Charging Infrastructure Implementation

Leading technologists from academia, industry and materials development will share their insight and experience about the development realities and opportunities for fast and ultra-fast EV charging technology. The webinar will span many topics, including: Technical Solutions Enabling Fast and Ultra-Fast Charging Systems– Transition to silicon-carbide power electronics– Liquid-cooled charging cables– Modularity in low-voltage and high-voltage… Read more »

Ford announces pricing for its bidirectional home charger

Ford has launched its new Ford Charge Station Pro, a bidirectional home charging station designed to work with the upcoming F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck. Ford designed the system in collaboration with Siemens. The system enables an F-150 Lightning to be used for backup power and other V2G applications. (It isn’t clear whether it would… Read more »

Nuvve and Swell Energy partner to offer combined solar, storage and smart charging solution

Energy platform provider Nuvve (Nasdaq: NVVE) has partnered with grid services company Swell Energy to develop a system that will allow EVs to participate in Swell’s virtual power plant (VPP) network. Together, the companies aim to advance distributed energy resource (DER) management technology in both residential and commercial markets. The idea is to enable residential… Read more »

NH Research introduces grid simulator for testing EVs and other grid-tied tech

Test instruments and systems firm NH Research has introduced the new 9510 Regenerative Grid Simulator, which is intended for research labs. The company says it’s designed for testing EVs, micro-grids, PV inverters, V2G and energy storage systems. The 9510 Regenerative Grid Simulator can be used to test and verify high-power grid-tied applications, and includes a… Read more »

Nissan LEAF earns $4,200 in Fermata Energy V2X pilot

Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) fans tout bidirectional charging as a way for fleets (or perhaps even individuals) to generate income and defray the cost of going electric. Now Fermata Energy has announced the results of a summer-long pilot project in which a customer-owned EV earned over $4,200 by participating in a utility demand response (DR) program. In… Read more »