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Posts Tagged: Shell

ABB to supply AC and DC charging stations to Shell

The fossil fuel industry’s takeover of public charging infrastructure continues. This week, Volkswagen and bp announced plans to build a new network of fast chargers across Europe, and ABB agreed to supply charging stations to Shell. ABB E-mobility has signed a new global agreement with Shell to supply ABB’s portfolio of AC and DC charging… Read more »

BP says fast charging could soon be more profitable than selling gas

The European oil companies BP, Shell and Total have been buying up assets in the EV charging value chain, and some suspect there’s a sinister strategy—could the oil barons monopolize public charging in key markets, jack up the prices, and kill the electric car once and for all? Maybe. But what if the companies find… Read more »

Shell stations in Indonesia use ABB Terra 54 chargers

Oil giant Shell is installing EV chargers at its gas stations around the world. Three Shell stations in the Indonesian cities of Pluit, Antasari and Jagorawi will soon offer public charging using ABB’s Terra 54 DC fast chargers. Customers can charge free for 30 minutes if they buy a pastry and a cup of coffee…. Read more »

Tritium supplies chargers to Shell and Osprey, plans to go public

Australia-based fast charger manufacturer Tritium has executed a global agreement with oil giant Shell to provide fast charging technology and services. The new agreement is expected to accelerate the supply of Tritium DC fast chargers to Shell’s charging operations in Europe, South Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America. “This is a great opportunity… Read more »

Resonant Link says its wireless charging tech achieves 5-10 times lower power losses than others

Wireless charger manufacturer Resonant Link has been selected to participate in the Shell GameChanger Accelerator (GCxN), a collaboration between fossil fuel giant Shell and the US DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that provides early-stage cleantech companies with resources to accelerate product commercialization. By participating in the program, Resonant Link will benefit from NREL’s research… Read more »

Shell to install 800 chargers at Waitrose UK supermarkets

Oil companies (we’ll consider using the term “energy companies” when products other than petroleum make up at least half their revenues) are starting to invest in EV charging, and Shell is at the forefront of this trend. Now the company is expanding its partnership with the UK supermarket chain Waitrose. The companies are targeting the… Read more »

Porsche and Shell to deploy charging network in Southeast Asia

Porsche Asia Pacific and Shell will partner to deploy public fast chargers at six Shell stations strategically located along Malaysia’s North-South highway, offering EV drivers the possibility of convenient travel between Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang. Each of the six Shell stations will be equipped with a 180 kW fast charger with two CCS Type… Read more »

Oil companies buying up EV charging networks: Shell acquires ubitricity

The European oil giants Total, BP and Shell have been buying up assets all along the EV charging value chain. The latest news is that Shell has agreed to buy 100% of the European charging network ubitricity. Founded in Berlin, ubitricity operates in a number of European countries, and claims to be the largest public… Read more »

Ford generates headlines with proactive EV charging strategy

Ford is currently selling only one plug-in vehicle, the Fusion Plug-in Hybrid (formerly the Fusion Energi). The company’s Focus Electric and C-MAX Energi seem to have been swept away in the recent sedan massacre. However, the company is planning to introduce a “Mustang-inspired electric crossover” in 2020, and is working on an electric pickup truck…. Read more »