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Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

Vattenfall and the City of Amsterdam, together with grid owner Liander, the infrastructure competence center Elaad, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, today launch Flexpower, the largest public smart charging network for electric vehicles in Amsterdam. This innovative solution enables faster charging, maximal use of renewable electricity and more efficient use of the electric […]

SaltX aims to compete with pumped hydro’s economics as 10MWh pilot launches

Electrical and heat storage using specially nanocoated salt (NCS) could be economically competitive with pumped hydro, SaltX has said, with a large-scale demonstration facility inaugurated in Berlin, Germany. Headquartered in Sweden, SaltX has been “working with salts for 15 years”, the company’s marketing director Eric Jacobson told Energy-Storage.news today. This specific application for the salt-based energy storage […]