Energy Grids and power supply

October 21, 2022

Qmerit and EVITP collaborate to reduce shortfall of skilled electricians

With society moving away from fossil fuels, America is facing a shortage of the skilled workers needed to support its shift to electric vehicles and other forms of electrification. Some experts foresee a 200,000-job gap in the number of electricians required by 2030, based on retirement rates and the Bureau of Labour's estimate that electrician jobs will grow 9.1% annually between 2020 and 2030.
October 21, 2022

Phillips 66 launches EV charging programme in the US

Phillips 66 has announced the installation of FreeWire ultrafast electric-vehicle chargers at its fuel station close to its headquarters in Houston, marking the debut of ultrafast EV charging at a convenience fuel station in the city. 
October 20, 2022

EnviroSpark awarded US federal EV infrastructure contract

Georgia-based electric vehicle (EV) charging company EnviroSpark has been awarded a federal government contract to design and install EV charging stations at locations run by federal agencies throughout the Southeast region of the United States.  
October 20, 2022

Philippines plans for rapid adoption of EVs and charging stations

In an interview with The Manila Times in the run up to the 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) on 20-21 October, EVAP President Edmund Araga discussed the current state of the country's EV sector, the various challenges it faces and the ways to address them.
October 18, 2022

Bay Area EV drivers help to prevent blackouts 

ev.energy, a provider of EV charging software, and Recurve, an open-source platform for virtual power plants, say they have proved the power of load shifting programmes with partner MCE. 
October 18, 2022

Transit buses to power critical building loads in California

A new project funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC) is designed to demonstrate the value of bidirectional electric vehicle charging to support a vehicle-to-building (V2B) resilience hub. 
October 14, 2022

Hertz and BP collaborate to accelerate EV charging in North America

Hertz and BP have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development of a national network of EV charging stations enabled by BP Pulse, BP's global electrification and charging solution brand. 
October 10, 2022

Qmerit partners with utilities to accelerate electrification

Qmerit, a provider of installation services for EV charging and other electrification technologies, has officially launched its partnership programme for electrical utility companies. 
October 6, 2022

BluSmart raises US$25m led by BP Ventures

BP Ventures, the venture capital division of fuel giant BP, has made its first direct investment in India, investing

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