It is by far the largest fast-charging network in Europe, and the largest single project of its kind in the world.
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Initial shipments will support the CHAdeMO fast-charging standard, and SAE/Combined Charging System units will be available later this year.
The new multi-standard functionality will be available in Europe in the second quarter of 2013, and in the USA in the second half of the year.
At the recent Electrification Experience symposium in California, GM and ABB demonstrated a “community energy storage system” made from five used Chevy Volt batteries. The unit is designed to provide 25 kW of power for two hours, enough to power 3 to 5 average American homes (a few dozen of these babies would come… Read more »
Electronics giant ABB is busily building what it claims is the world’s first nationwide EV charging network in the Baltic nation of Estonia. This snappy video highlights the typical European blend of ancient architecture and modern technology in the country’s capital, Tallinn, as a modern-looking dude drives his LEAF to work and hooks it up… Read more »
The Terra 51 DC fast charger earned UL certification a few weeks ago, and the company has big plans for production and installation across the country.
Technology giant ABB, state-owned financial institution KredEx and the country’s Ministry of Economic Affairs will install 200 fast chargers by the fall of 2012.
The charger, called the Terra Smart Connect, is a lower-priced option aimed at fleet operators, parking lots, rental companies, car dealerships and shopping malls.
The Blink Network lets EV charging providers integrate with utilities and other third parties to facilitate energy management.
ABB announced this week that it has formed a partnership with Nissan, 4R Energy and Sumitomo Corp to evaluate the reuse of Nissan Leaf lithium-ion battery packs in energy storage systems.