Posts Tagged: Electric Vehicles in Russia

Public chargers going online in Moscow, nationwide network planned

The Russian electricity company Rosseti has installed a public EV charging station in a Moscow parking lot, the first of 150 that will be deployed in the city’s public parking lots by the end of next year. Rosseti already operates a network of about 30 charging stations on Moscow streets and highways and at shopping… Read more »

Russian Prime Minister orders all gas stations to install EV charging stations

Well, that’s one way to get a charging network rolled out in a hurry. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has decreed that all gas stations must be equipped with public EV chargers by November 2016, the Moscow Times reported. Critics immediately pointed out the incongruity of such a sweeping measure in a country that is… Read more »

Russian corporation develops charging station, network agency plans charging network

KRET, part of the Russian state corporation Rostec, has developed what it calls a universal charging station for electric vehicles. According to Rostec, the State Ryazan Instrument Plant has made three working prototypes of the FORA charging station, one of which operates at Level 2, and two that deliver a DC fast charge at 20… Read more »

Green fund makes big investment in Russian charging stations

  Add Russia to the growing list of countries that are rolling out ambitious EV charging networks. Enerfund, a Florida-based private equity firm that focuses on advanced energy sources and EVs, announced a partnership this week with Revolta, a Russian developer of charging infrastructure and other EV-related projects. Enerfund plans to invest up to 1.5… Read more »

Russians and Chinese team up to build world’s largest battery factory

Liotech, a joint venture between Russian state-owned firm Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) and Chinese holding company Thunder Sky Limited, held an opening ceremony this week for what they claim is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. The sprawling 40,000-square-meter plant near Novosibirsk was built in nine months – probably less time than it would take just to secure the building… Read more »