SWARCO Group Articles
Rapid EV charger completes an 80% charge in 30 minutes
Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging business, eVolt, has launched its third-generation rapid charger, the Raption 50, which uses modular power technology for enhanced reliability and performance. eVolt is the eMobility brand of the SWARCO Group. Traditionally, rapid chargers operate via a single power pack, rendering a charger out of use if the power unit fails. The Raption 50, however, uses modular power technology with four individual power p...
Encouraging employees to embrace EVs
The number of drivers converting to electric vehicles (EVs) can be significantly increased by simply giving employees access to charge points at work, according to eVolt and National Grid. The latest data from National Grid House, the Warwick-based operational HQ of National Grid, shows a 334% uplift in the use of its charge points, which were installed as a viability project in April 2016. Employees now have access to six 7kW dual outlet ch...
First EV installed at a residential property in the UK
The first eVolt smart electric vehicle (EV) charge point has been installed at a residential property outside Nottingham for the Electric Nation trial, which is seeking to find a smart charging solution that will better manage local level power distribution at peak times.
EV charging points to be installed across Dundee
Dundee City Council is moving ahead with development in electric vehicles by awarding the first phase of works estimated at £1.8m to SWARCO Group’s eMobility brand, Evolt.
Evolt wins first Go Ultra Low City contract
Evolt, the SWARCO Group’s eMobility brand, has received the first phase of works estimated at £1.8 million by Dundee City Council to support three new charging ‘hubs’ in the city, along with an additional regional charging infrastructure. This follows its success in being awarded a place on a Framework and aims to boost the number of plug-in cars on Scottish roads.
Smart chargers selected for major nationwide trial
Evolt, the SWARCO Group’s eMobility brand, has been selected to provide its smart EV chargers for Electric Nation, a nationwide trial that is seeking to better understand the demand and impact that ‘at-home charging’ places on the local power distribution networks. Greater demand is being placed on power networks as the take up of EVs widens, EV battery sizes increase, and charging times get faster. This demand is particula...
Exclusive London new build installs 38 EV charge points
One of London’s most high-profile and successful new mixed-use developments, Fitzroy Place in Fitzrovia, W1, has installed 38 Electric Vehicle (EV) charge points from Evolt. The developer of Fitzroy Place, Exemplar, appointed Evolt not only to supply and install single outlet AC wall mount charge points, but also the latest load distribution technology.
Energy storage solution supports EV charging equipment
The nationwide Electric Vehicle (EV) charge point supplier, Evolt, is exhibiting four new products at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event, 14th–15th September at the Millbrook car testing facility in Bedford. The first live demonstration of its energy storage solution, e-Stor, which supports EV charging equipment will be shown. Harnessing the power from second-life EV batteries it stores electrical energy to charge electric vehicl...