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09 jul 2018

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TV special Ireland on Dutch Smart Charging success

20 mrt 2018 How do we organize sustainable electric mobility? With that question in mind Ireland's longest running environmental TV series - Eco Eye - visited the Netherlands. They examined the Dutch view on how we will live, work and drive using energy from the sun and wind in the energy system of the future. And how we can accelerate the energy transition from fossil fuels to [..]

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The winner of Smart Charging Challenge "Charge to the Max"

19 mrt 2018 The winner of Smart Charging Challenge "Charge to the Max": E-snap - Wiebrand de Boer

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The second winner of the Smart Charging Challenge "Autotune"

19 mrt 2018 The Smart Charging Challenge "Autotune" had two winners: GeRuPa and Jedlix: Adriaan Mutte, Jeroen Broekhuizen

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The winners of the Smart Charging Challenge "Here comes the sun"

19 mrt 2018 The winners of the Smart Charging Challenge "Here comes the sun": Teams CO-Charge & Emobility Scout - Bert van Gestel & Julien Ostermann.

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The first winner of the Smart Charging Challenge "Autotune"

19 mrt 2018 The Smart Charging Challenge "Autotune" had two winners: Team Jedlix and Team GeRuPa - Rudolph Froger, Gertjan Jansen

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National data study: Huge potential for electric vehicle smart charging

21 dec 2017 It’s better for electric vehicle charging to be spread throughout the day, so that they can make the best possible use of renewable energy and don’t overload the electricity grid. This is the finding from the national data survey undertaken at 90 percent of all the public charging points in the Netherlands. The survey by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences was commissioned by the [..]

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Unique test of flexible charging and heating in private homes

15 dec 2017 The introduction of electrical transportation and electrical heating with water pumps will cause the power consumption in the Dutch households to rise significantly. At the same time growing numbers of people have solar panels on their roofs, generating their own power. This means it’s becoming attractive for households to control their electricity consumption with smart technologies, to make [..]

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League table of Dutch municipalities’ preparedness for the arrival of electric transportation

12 dec 2017 Right now the Dutch island municipality of Terschelling is best prepared for the arrival of electric cars. The four major cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht are also in the top ten, and are among the leaders in the Netherlands. This is revealed in the league table 2017 Dutch Municipalities Charging Infrastructure. Compiled by the Living Lab Smart Charging, the table [..]

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Living Lab Smart Charging @ EVS30 in Stuttgart

06 okt 2017 The EVS30 – the thirtieth edition of the Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition – will take place between the 9th and 11th of October in Stuttgart. The EVS30 is probably the biggest event in the field of electric vehicles in the world. This is the place for participants to check out the newest innovations and to share their knowledge. Living Lab Smart Charging will be [..]

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Electric trucks, chapter 4: Energy delivery

14 sep 2017BLOG [in the blog series: Electric trucks: economically and environmentally desirable but misunderstood] By Auke Hoekstra   Chapter 1 Energy supply Chapter 2 Motor Chapter 3 Energy storage Chapter 4 Energy delivery Diesel Fuel <30% efficient Gasoline tank Gas [..]

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Electric trucks, chapter 3: Energy storage

31 aug 2017BLOG [in the blog series: Electric trucks: economically and environmentally desirable but misunderstood] By Auke Hoekstra   Chapter 1 Energy supply Chapter 2 Motor Chapter 3 Energy storage Chapter 4 Energy delivery Diesel Fuel <30% efficient Gasoline tank Gas [..]

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These three basic principles of a sustainable energy system give you hope in times of climate despair

19 aug 2017BLOG Blog Eric van Kaathoven With all the news about climate change that reaches us lately, you would almost become depressed. At the same time, there are signs that justify an unbridled optimism. The contours of a fully sustainable energy system are already visible! When I am once again faced with news about depleting ice floes, heat records, new deadlines for action or other confrontational [..]

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Electric trucks, chapter 2: Motor

17 aug 2017BLOG [in the blog series: Electric trucks: economically and environmentally desirable but misunderstood] By Auke Hoekstra   Chapter 1 Energy supply Chapter 2 Motor Chapter 3 Energy storage Chapter 4 Energy delivery Diesel Fuel <30% efficient Gasoline tank Gas [..]

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Electric trucks, chapter 1: Energy supply

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