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Renault to introduce bidirectional-capable EV, charger and V2G platform

The Ford F-150 Lightning’s bidirectional charging feature is proving to be a surprise hit with buyers, and Hyundai/Kia has added bidirectional capability to its new models. The latest automaker to go bi is Renault, which has announced that the upcoming R5 will be its first car to come with a bidirectional on-board charger. Mobilize, the… Read more »

SolarEdge introduces bidirectional DC-coupled EV charger

Israel-headquartered energy technology company SolarEdge recently debuted its bidirectional DC EV charger, which is expected to be available in the second half of 2024.  The charger is compatible with 400 V and 800 V powertrains and will enable solar-powered vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid functionalities. It will allow charging at up to 24 kW by simultaneously drawing… 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 »

DC Charging Makes Regenerative Energy More Efficient

In this webcast we’ll explore the following areas: • Understanding AC vs. DC charging• The need and challenges for load management• What is required to benefit from bidirectional power transfer• The technology shift from AC to DC is emerging• Outlook to DC Wallboxes Presented by: Rebekka Jentzsch, Senior Product Manager, Vector

Open Air Advantages And Applications Of Bidirectional DC Contactors

With the increased deployment of electric vehicles comes an increased demand for DC fast charging. What originally started with 400 V moved to 800 V and is now targeting 1200 V. High voltages pose very specific challenges to the safety devices capable of reliably insulating and galvanically separating the DC power sources within a charging… Read more »

Keysight expands e-mobility charging test portfolio

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) has expanded its portfolio of charging design, emulation and test solutions. The new tools complement Keysight’s existing EV/EVSE charging test portfolio with component-level and field-testing solutions. As the EV market expands, interoperability among e-mobility products is a growing concern for the industry—to give just two examples, DC fast charging power levels… Read more »

Enphase Energy demonstrates bidirectional EV charger technology

Enphase Energy, a supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, has successfully demonstrated a bidirectional EV charger that enables vehicle-to-home (V2H) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) functionality. It also allows energy generated from solar panels to be sent directly to the EV battery. The new product uses Enphase’s grid-forming IQ8 Microinverters and Ensemble energy management technology to… Read more »

Generator-maker Generac expands into residential EV charging stations

Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC) makes a variety of power products, but is probably best-known as a manufacturer of backup generators. As bidirectional EV charging, which allows an EV battery to be used as a source of backup power, moves into the mainstream, demand for generators seems likely to dwindle, and some stock analysts have… Read more »

LEM’s new UL-certified bidirectional DC meter for fast EV chargers

The public charging industry is moving towards per-kilowatt-hour (as opposed to time-based) billing, and manufacturers will increasingly be required to incorporate certified DC meters into their charging stations. To meet this need, electrical measurement specialist LEM has introduced the DCBM, a UL-listed bidirectional DC meter for fast EV chargers. The DCBM “will enable makers of… Read more »