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GM, Pilot building coast-to-coast EV fast charging network

GM and Pilot Company (Pilot and Flying J) are collaborating on a national DC fast charging network that will be installed, operated and maintained by EVgo through its “eXtend” offering. This network of 2,000 charging stalls, co-branded “Pilot Flying J” and “Ultium Charge 360,” will be powered by EVgo eXtend and open to all EV

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Can high-rise buildings be used as batteries?

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers have come up with a new energy storage concept that could turn tall buildings into batteries. In their recent study published in the journal “Energy,” IIASA researchers propose a gravitational-based storage solution that uses elevators and empty apartments in tall buildings to store energy. This idea, which

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Bank of America doubles EV charging stations with Electrify America

Bank of America and Electrify America have announced plans to more than double the number of financial centers equipped with electric vehicle charging stations by the end of 2023. As of the beginning of this year, 172 Electrify America individual EV chargers have been installed at 46 financial centers. In total, the companies say they

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$16M awarded for commercial zero-emission vehicle infrastructure

Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles (EnergIIZE) funding allocation of $16.24 million was recently awarded to provide incentives to purchase infrastructure equipment for medium- and heavy-duty (MD/HD) zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) operated and domiciled in California. The EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles Project funds are being implemented by CALSTART via “EV Fast Track.” EnergIIZE has a total authorized

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What the EV infrastructure boom means for fast charging

Researchers estimate that by 2032, fast-charging DC stations will take up roughly 44% of the market share.

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Three ridiculous (but very cool) uses for EVs

EVs are an intriguing alternative to their gas-guzzling counterparts when it comes to getting us from Point A to Point B. But, there are some very smart people out there who have figured out how to use EVs in a few very smart ways that are… maybe a bit weird – but very cool. Like this

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InCharge Energy partners to deploy 42 electric buses for California schools

The Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) has approved a project from InCharge Energy, Creative Bus Sales and IC Bus to deploy 42 electric school buses and an electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to support the new fleet. The electric buses – expected to be the largest operating electrified school bus fleet in California –

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Nuvve, Power Electronics expand charging line-up in North America, Europe

Nuvve Holding Corp. and Power Electronics announced an agreement to integrate Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid GIVe platform with Power Electronics’s charging station technology to help intelligently electrify vehicles and help achieve global decarbonization goals. Through the partnership, Power Electronics will add Nuvve V2G-certified capabilities to its existing bidirectional chargers. Nuvve’s cloud-based software allows Power Electronics to go beyond

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Pace buys 20 Proterra ZX5 Electric Buses, EV charging infrastructure

Proterra Inc. and Pace Suburban Bus have announced a fleet electrification project with the agency awarding a $26.5 million dollar contract to Proterra to acquire 20 Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, featuring more than 13 megawatt hours of battery storage energy, and two Proterra megawatt-scale fleet chargers. Pace is the transportation backbone of Chicago’s

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Volvo Trucks touts VNR Electric sales, battery circularity initiatives

At a press conference held during this year’s ACT Expo, Volvo Trucks North America touted a pair of customer orders for its VNR Electric truck and provided an overview of Volvo Energy infrastructure development and “battery circularity.” NFI Industries is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric

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Biden admin. takes lead on zero-emission school bus deployment

The White House has announced the first round of funding for electric school buses as part of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. $500 million will be available to help school districts purchase vehicles and install infrastructure.  As of September 2021, there were 1,738 electric school buses awarded, ordered, delivered and deployed in the United

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Amply Power to manage charging for first Volvo VNR Electric Truck fleet in California’s Central Valley

Amply Power will support the first-in-region deployment of two Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in the Producers Dairy fleet. Amply managed the design and installation of charging infrastructure at the Fresno dairy processing facility, which includes two 150 kW DC fast chargers, as well as the capacity for future expansion. The company will also provide ongoing

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