The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) has approved the purchase of high-power wireless charging systems from Momentum Dynamics to support electric transit buses. VTA serves the community of Martha’s Vineyard, and is the first transit agency in Massachusetts to announce a plan to convert all its diesel buses to electric. Momentum Dynamics’ wireless charging systems will… Read more »
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Momentum Dynamics has installed a 200-kilowatt wireless charging system to support electric transit buses in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new charging system, which became operational in June, is inside the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) Shuttle Park and automatically charges electric buses as they load and unload passengers. The system is Momentum Dynamics’ second in… Read more »
Momentum Dynamics says it will deliver 200 kW wireless charging systems for the municipal bus market in 2016. According to CEO Andrew Daga, the company delivered 25 kW and 50 kW systems to partners in the automotive industry in 2015, and is planning to deliver two wireless systems to municipal agencies in Maryland and Washington… Read more »
At the recent Power Electronics Society meeting in Korea, Andy Daga, the CEO of wireless charging system manufacturer Momentum Dynamics, said he believes that 25 kW wireless chargers will be the norm for all EVs within 5 years, with commercialization beginning in 2016. Most current passenger EVs charge at 3.3 or 6.6 kW, although a… Read more »
Momentum Dynamics Corporation has announced that it is prepared for full commercialization of its high-powered inductive charging system in 2014. The company says its Momentum Charger can transfer 25 kW and higher across a 12” air gap. This is substantially more powerful than the 3.3 kW plug-in chargers that are standard equipment on many EVs…. Read more »
Wireless charging is one of the hottest topics in the EV world these days. Several companies have systems on the path to commercial availability. Evatran has plans to sell aftermarket systems that will work with popular plug-in models such as the LEAF and the Volt. Qualcomm is using its London trial as a test bed… Read more »
The pilot project is partly funded by a $587,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.