Tag: charging stations

How does a fast electric vehicle charging station work?

Charge points are becoming increasingly commonplace on our road. But do you know how a fast electric vehicle charging station works?Times are changing, and the era when combustion vehicles were the only ones to be found on our roads has come to an end. It is now becoming increasingly common for combustion and electric vehicles to live side-by-side. Both the technology and availability of electric cars have grown significantly over the last decade, and their sales now account for 37% of the total market in countries such as Norway (the absolute leader), 1.7% in France, and nearly 1% in Spain and the United Kingdom.However, charging this type of vehicle is very different from what we are used to. Even though we know perfectly well how to refuel our car, and we are starting to become familiar with domestic charging points, which in fact are very similar...

EU Commission calls for 1 million charging stations

In order to boost the electric vehicle, the EU Comission is looking for energy supply solutionsWith a growing number of electric cars in circulations in the European territory, and the growth prospects in this sector, the European Comission is looking for a solution to make this trend a reality for the next years by the avilability of charging stations for the users.According to the plans for near-complete climate neutrality by 2050, the EU Comission has launched a media report that shows a e-mobility offensive. This plan has the aim on increasing the charging stations by one million by 2025, like a guaranteee of seriousness for all the potential electric vehicle users.As part of the next long-term (2021-2027) EU budget, in June 2018 the Commission proposed to spend 60 % of the CEF €42.3 billion budget on projects that contribute to achieving climate...