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ChatGPT and DALL-E generated panoramic image of a robotic arm taking a battery off the back of a truck

Data On Battery Swapping For Heavy & Light Vehicles Is Nuanced

A few days ago I published a reaction to a set of reactions to an article on the plummeting cost of batteries and how they enable megawatt scale charging. What were the reactions about? Battery swapping, which many people seem to think is the bees knees and should be everywhere. … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of shipping container covered with computer circuitry and sparks being winched into a container ship at a shipping terminal

EV Battery Swapping Will Have Some Big Niches But Mostly Won’t Be Used

Every time I publish anything on electric vehicles, the battery swapping fans come out of the woodwork. It’s remarkable that there is barely any battery swapping being done with electric vehicles today and yet some people think every EV of every scale will be treating the most expensive component as … [continued]

A Gogoro GoStation with an Enel X installation (Photo from PR Newswire)

Gogoro & Nebula Energy Launch Battery Swapping Ecosystem & Gogoro CrossOver Smartscooter in Nepal

Initially available for B2B customers in the city of Kathmandu, Gogoro Battery Swapping is scheduled to be available to consumers later this year. Gogoro’s entrance into Nepal is an extension of its India commercialization and utilizes Gogoro’s new India-made CrossOver GX250 Smartscooter. KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nebula Energy and Gogoro Inc (Nasdaq: GGR), a global technology leader in … [continued]

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Solar-Powered Battery Swap Stations Could Speed Rwanda’s Shift to Electric “Motos”

Like many parts of Africa, motorcycles are the most popular form of transportation among Rwanda’s 13.3 million people. Whether they’re commuting to work or school, transporting jugs of water from the local taps, or just running everyday errands, people on “motos” can be found zipping up and down most busy … [continued]

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Liquidstar’s Micro Data Center & Battery Swapping Waypoint Station Is Now Up & Running In…

Liquidstar’s 3rd micro data center and full spectrum utility center, also called a Waypoint, is now up and running in Djibouti. The Waypoint was installed in August 2023 and started operations in October. Liquidstar wants to use micro data centers to help address Africa’s compute and data sovereignty gap, while … [continued]