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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 »

US electric school buses number over 1,700

California clean-energy agency CALSTART has released a new report, Zeroing in on Electric School Buses, which describes the current state of the elect. As of September 2021, there were 1,738 ESBs (every good public-sector report must introduce at least one new acronym) awarded, ordered, delivered and deployed across the US. In total, there are some… Read more »

OBE Power selects Driivz platform for its charging network

OBE Power, which operates a private network of smart, distributed EV chargers, plans to adopt Driivz’s end-to-end charging and energy management platform. Miami-based OBE Power offers an owner-operated Charging as a Service (CaaS) business model for host customers and charge point operators, including software that enables cross-platform integration, fleet operations and Vehicle to Grid (V2G)… Read more »