October 9th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers. We've been diving into some of the companies we talked with, but having covered SPI for several years now, we wanted to highlight one of the newer arrivals at the show: electric vehicles
October 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Enel X and UMass Boston are working together to bring renewable energy, battery storage, and cloud-based EV charging to its campus.
September 28th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The first gas station in America to switch from gas pumps to EV chargers is open for business and Go Architect has created a design contest for re-purposing old gas stations.
September 6th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
McDonald's in Sweden has added EV chargers to 55 of its restaurants and plans to add them to every one of its locations in that country. Sounds like a delicious idea!
August 28th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
For the past 15 months, Netze BW, the utility grid operator in Germany's Baden-Württemberg region, has been studying the charging habits of electric car drivers in its service area. The data collected has been compiled to create a new report that allays many of the fears about charging lots of electric cars simultaneously
June 23rd, 2019 | by Smiti
India’s largest state, by population, has issued the country’s first-ever expression of interest document to gauge the mood of companies to set up a widespread electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the state
June 16th, 2019 | by Steve Bakker
We learned in Part I of this series that Tesla upped the ante when it introduced the Gen 2 Mobile [&hellip
June 11th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
ChargePoint and Electrify America have agreed to a roaming agreement that will let customers from one company use the charging equipment of the other without setting up a new account or payment protocols.
May 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
French floating solar specialist Ciel et Terre has begun installation of 1.78 megawatt floatovoltaic technology system at what it calls the largest floating solar system in California. To finance this project, the company has utilized a 25-year power purchase agreement for the first time, providing a lifetime savings of $4 million for the Town of Windsor
May 19th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
We hosted another webinar with Hubject to discuss ISO 15118 (aka, Plug&Charge). This advanced communication protocol paves the way for smart charging, bi-directional charging, inductive charging and enhancements needed for autonomous driving. There are also vehicle-to-grid opportunities as well as benefits for fleet management
May 14th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen
It was the 12th of April. I had waited exactly 3 years and 12 days. That morning, like many before it, I checked the Danish locale of the Tesla Model 3 configurator and there it was: the Standard Range Plus ready to order
May 5th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Barton Sidles of Hubject is back and talking ISO 15118, or Plug&Charge in a FREE webinar this week. This communication protocol is making big changes in the world of EV charging.
April 21st, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
The United States has been slow to adopt Electric Vehicles (EVs) compared to the rest of the world. While California leads the way in the US with EVs making up perhaps five percent of new vehicle sales, 58 percent of new car sales in Norway were EVs, and other nations across Europe are well on the path towards EVs being the norm rather than the exception. This is driven by a mix of incentives and initiatives from governments and the private sector alike. Why the difference?
March 25th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Did you miss our Plug&Charge webinar last week with Hubject? You can read about the webinar and watch the full conversation here. Hubject will be hosting another webinar in May, so be sure register in advance!
March 17th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Plug&Charge, otherwise known as ISO/IEC 15118, is a robust communication protocol that will dramatically simplify electric vehicle charging by eliminating the need for apps, RFID cards, and credit cards to access chargers. Learn more about this technology in our free webinar featuring our own Zachary Shahan in conversation with Barton Sidles, the Director of Corporate and Business Development at Hubject Inc.’s North American subsidiary. The webinar is 21 March, at 9am PDT/12pm
March 6th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The Piech Mark Zero concept is an exciting design that the company says can be recharged to 80% capacity in under 5 minutes. Where have we heard that before?
February 15th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
PetroCanada says it will construct a chain of DC fast chargers from coast to coast, Electrify Canada Is adding 32 chargers with up to 350 kW of power, and the Canadian government is funding the construction of 900 Level 3 chargers. The EV revolution is coming to Canada in a big way.
January 13th, 2019 | by Andy Miles
My first article attempted to answer the question, “Why buy an electric vehicle?” This month I continue with the second article, where I go into more depth to help people understand exactly what to expect when they go electric, and how to get the best out of an electric vehicle
January 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
California utility Southern California Edison has increased the rebate available to customers who purchase or lease a new or used plug-in vehicle on or after January 1st, 2019 through its Clean Fuel Reward Program. The increase raises the maximum funds available through the impressive rebate from $450 to $1,000 for 2019 and stacks on top of any existing federal, state, and local rebates that may be available to customers
November 29th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Nissan is testing its V2G technology at its factory in Tennessee and its design studio in San Diego. Is V2G the key to the survival of CHAdeMO?