Posts Tagged: DBT

DC fast charging comes to Lebanon

French power solution provider DBT has installed what it says are the first DC chargers in Lebanon, in partnership with local petroleum group MEDCO. DBT has opened two 50 kW tri-standard chargers in Beirut, and will soon install two more. The new fast chargers are compatible with all EV models available in Lebanon, and can… Read more »

Fast charging stations store energy with Chakratec’s kinetic power booster

The advantages of adding stationary energy storage to fast charging stations are well known. But chemical batteries may not be the only solution. The Israeli firm Chakratec, established in 2013, manufactures a kinetic energy storage solution based on a flywheel. Chakratec says its “kinetic battery” can provide a virtually limitless number of deep charge cycles… Read more »

Workplace charging: employers face a maze of issues when considering EV charging

The charging experts talk workplace EVSE: free vs fee, Level 1 or 2, ROI, networking and more.  After charging an EV at home, the workplace is the next logical locale to “fill ‘er up.” It’s a place where vehicles generally spend long hours parked. It’s a predictable daily route. And with access to charging at… Read more »

DBT and Matra showcase battery swapping station for electric bikes and scooters

European charging equipment maker DBT CEV and Matra, a manufacturer of Light Electric Vehicles, have introduced the Bat’Lib battery-swapping station for e-bikes and e-scooters. The new system is designed to let a rider exchange an empty battery for a full one in 10 seconds. The Bat’Lib swapping station has ten charging ports. One port is… Read more »