A memorandum of understanding on vehicle-to-grid cooperation has now been signed by the partners in Berlin.

Elia, 50 Hertz and Elli lay the foundation for Vehicle-to-Grid

Berlin - The Volkswagen subsidiary Elli and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia with its German subsidiary 50 Hertz want to cooperate more closely on the bidirectional integration of e-cars into the power grid. The aim is to identify possible "core elements" for vehicle-to-grid...
  • Berlin - The federal government wants to promote domestic battery production, especially for e-mobility, with scientific expertise. To this end, the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing is now expanding its battery test centre...
  • Brussels - A new EU cyber resilience act (CRA) for digital products aims to better protect operators of critical infrastructure, including energy infrastructure, from attacks. Two-thirds of devices currently connected to the internet have vulnerabilities...
  • Charging infrastructure: Record number of applications in Schleswig-Holstein

    Kiel - Schleswig-Holstein is experiencing a sharp rise in demand for charging facilities for e-cars. The distribution network operator Schleswig-Holstein Netz reports a new record in applications for charging facilities...
  • Amprion uses balancing power from e-cars

    Cologne - As part of a pilot project, the transmission system operator Amprion is obtaining balancing power from electric cars. The electricity comes from a vehicle-to-grid project of the car manufacturer Hyundai, the electronics group LG (both South Korea) and the Cologne-based flexibility marketer Next Kraftwerke...
  • Enapter: Serial production of electrolysers underway

    The problems with the quality of individual components have been overcome. Later than originally planned, the Berlin-based cleantech start-up Enapter has started serial production of a new series of electrolyzers.
  • "Germany will play a pioneering role in electromobility".

    Elmshorn - The Polish mineral oil company and petrol station operator Orlen wants to further expand its charging network for electric mobility in the coming years. energate asked Piotr Guzial, Chief Development Officer, at Orlen Deutschland GmbH about the details...
  • Lack of grid connections for e-truck charging network

    Berlin - A lack of grid connections could make it more difficult to set up a charging network for heavy goods vehicles. The National Charging Infrastructure Control Centre warns about this and refers to a commissioned study where network operators were inquired, among others...
  • Fibre optics for 17,000 households in Nordwestmecklenburg

    Schwerin - The telecommunications company Wemacom Breitband GmbH is advancing the expansion of the fibre optic network in the district of Nordwestmecklenburg. A first construction phase in Nordwestmecklenburg has now been successfully completed...
  • "Manual reading is no longer necessary and potential savings are discovered"

    Kempten - Lorawan-based digital services are becoming an important business sector for many companies. The Allgäuer Überlandwerk is also expanding this area. energate asked Managing Director Michael Lucke about this...