EV Charging In Rural Areas — Different Balance, Different Focus (Sometimes)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 22:09:28 +0000

We are well versed in the need for EV charging stations for road trips, for urban residents who don’t have garages or dedicated parking spaces with electricity outlets next to them, for workplace charging, and for topping up at popular hotspots. However, there are more charging infrastructure needs than all of that if we want […]

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Live Webinar: EVs & Electrification In Rural Communities

Credit to Author: Danielle Garland| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 12:00:40 +0000

We’re starting off the new year right: CleanTechnica is hosting our first live webinar of 2022! Moderated by our CEO, Zachary Shahan, listen in as experts from Dominion Energy Virginia and ABB’s e-mobility department discuss electric vehicles (EVs) as the next frontier of rural electrification. REGISTER HERE We’ll be talking about all things EV in […]

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Diving Into Electric Trucks & Electric Truck Charging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 23:00:16 +0000

What’s going on in the world of electric trucks and electric truck charging? In this episode of CleanTech Talk, Steve Bloch, VP, Western Region, ABB E-Mobility Inc., and Kendell Whitehead, Western Region Lead, Heavy Vehicle Solutions, ABB E-Mobility Inc., sat down with CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan to share their insights on these markets. Electric Truck […]

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Transit Electrification Q&A: Why Are Transit Operators Choosing To Electrify Their Fleets?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 20:27:46 +0000

Over the last couple of years, there’s been a surge of excitement surrounding electric fleet vehicles, especially transit buses as a key momentum-driver for the EV industry. Pat Hayes and Kendell Whitehead, who together manage ABB’s transit charging business in the United States, were interviewed to discuss what’s driving the transit segment — through the […]

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Laketran Unveils Ohio’s First Battery Electric Bus Lines By Honoring A Cleveland Transit Pioneer

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 20:15:17 +0000

Earlier this year, Laketran — the transit agency serving Lake County, Ohio (pop. 230,000) just northeast of Cleveland — opened the doors on a new facility. The Frank Polivka Transit Center is the state’s first electric bus charging facility. It houses six ABB E-mobility 450 kW chargers used to charge 10 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE […]

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This Integrated Energy Solution Makes EV Charging More Affordable (And More Sustainable)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:07:12 +0000

By Patrick Kelly, Vice President of Operations, PowerFlex Electric vehicle (EV) adoption is on the rise thanks to a combination of attractive incentives, falling costs, and a growing recognition of the impact vehicle emissions have on local air quality as well as global climate. Organizations that are committed to sustainability want to respond to the […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Will Change Name to ‘Hitachi Energy’ to Mark Business Evolution

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:38:05 +0000

The post Hitachi ABB Power Grids Will Change Name to ‘Hitachi Energy’ to Mark Business Evolution appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids, the behemoth joint venture firm officially launched last year when Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi acquired a majority share in Swiss conglomerate ABB’s Power Grids business, will be known as “Hitachi Energy” starting in October 2021. The name change reflects the firm’s business evolution amid a rapidly evolving energy landscape, the company […]

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Lisbon Orders 10 Electric Ferries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 00:12:23 +0000

Electric ferries have been available for years, but you don’t have see large orders for them (or any orders for them). Lisbon is shaking things up, though. It will be getting 10 electric ferries, with the internal muscle and brains coming from ABB. Public ferry company Transtejo is putting these electric ferries into service between […]

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Forecast: Solar Power Over 50% of US Power Capacity Growth in Next 3 Years

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:36:22 +0000

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects that slightly more than 50% of new US power capacity in the next 3 years will come from solar power — and that’s just considering large-scale solar power projects, not small-scale/rooftop solar power installations. According to FERC’s January 2021 to December 2023 forecast for power capacity additions, […]

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