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Smart Charging for Solar EV Systems: What is possible today?

There are a variety of smart solutions available, capable of optimizing your solar EV charging system in different...

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Can solar EV charging save you money?

Charging your EV using household solar panels can indeed save you money on your utility bills. How much money solar EV...

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How to optimize your solar set-up for charging electric cars at home

There are several ways EV drivers can optimize a homegrown solar system to ensure their EV recharging needs are met....

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Can solar panels still charge an EV on a cloudy day?

In short, yes. Solar panels still work on cloudy days and can still be used to recharge your EV. Solar panel technology...

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The role of battery storage in home solar EV charging

It’s easy to understand the appeal of solar power. Unlike fossil fuels, it is available anywhere in the world in...

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How reliable are solar panels for charging electric cars?

Solar panels are generally very reliable for charging electric vehicles at home. Solar panels can help bring down...

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How many solar panels do you need to charge an electric car?

Taking a popular electric SUV, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long Range AWD, as our example vehicle, which has an energy...

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EV charging load management and the importance of cluster load balancing

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations can add a substantial load onto your building’s power supply, often requiring...

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How do home solar panels work for EV charging?

Solar EV chargers are no different from regular home chargers for your electric car, with one exception: they can...

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How long does it take to charge a car battery with solar? 

A typical home solar setup comprising of ten 300W panels that receive on average 6.02 hours of peak sunlight per day,...

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How to design a DC fast charging site

When thinking about installing DC fast charging stations on your site, careful consideration must be given to designing...

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Grid connections for DC fast charging stations explained

The electrical grid is a large and established network delivering electricity from producers to consumers, and...

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How to identify profitable DC charging locations

The profitability of your DC fast-charging site depends largely on its location, which covers factors from quality of...

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Using DC fast charging to put your business on the map

There are countless opportunities for businesses of all sorts to get involved in the DC EV fast-charging industry. By...

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How your business can leverage the demand for EV fast charging

EV customers want DC fast-charging solutions to be accessible, conveniently located, and easy to operate. They are...

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3 revenue models for commercial fast EV charging stations

DC fast-charging infrastructure is being installed at an exponential rate and is crucial to the improved viability of...

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CPOs, Charge Point Owners, and EMSPs explained

Charge point operators (CPOs), e-mobility service providers (EMSPs), and charge point owners play a crucial role in the...

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4 Key investment strategies for DC fast charging

This article illuminates the growing potential of the DC fast-charging industry and the importance of effective...

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The current state of the DC fast-charging market

Last year, the global number of fast chargers experienced a significant increase of 330,000 units, leading to a total...

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Emerging calibration laws in the fast EV charging market

Calibration laws are legal frameworks adopted by countries around the world to ensure public EV charging stations...

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How to install EV chargers at the workplace?

Regardless of the type or model of charger you choose (or how much one costs), installing EV charging stations is...

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What do workplace EV chargers cost?

On average, AC workplace EV chargers tend to cost around €1,300 per charge port (excluding installation costs)....

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How to prepare your workplace for installing EV charging stations

Installing EV charging stations at your workplace is a significant investment, so it’s important to assess your...

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Getting the AFIR right to fuel Europe’s bold climate ambitions

The EV charging infrastructure we build today lays the foundation for tomorrow. To that end, Europe requires regulation...

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Workplace EV charging: How to gauge if there is a demand?

If you’re thinking about investing in EV charging stations for your workplace it might be good to know how your...

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5 things you didn't know about EV batteries

There’s little doubt that electric mobility is the future. Electric vehicle (EV) sales have skyrocketed in the past few...

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Is DC fast charging bad for your EV battery?

While there is research that shows that frequent fast (DC) charging can somewhat degrade the battery faster than AC...

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Electric car battery weight explained

How much an electric vehicle (EV) battery weighs depends greatly on the vehicle and model. On average, however, EV...

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Are electric car batteries bad for the environment?

Make no mistake, electric vehicles and their batteries are a crucial step towards a more sustainable future in...

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What are electric car batteries made of?

An EV battery is typically made up of thousands of rechargeable lithium-ion cells connected together to form the...

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Are electric car batteries recyclable?

To address the elephant in the room: yes, electric car batteries are recyclable, with some techniques allowing up to...

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How much does an electric car battery cost?

On average, current EV battery packs cost around $10,000 to $12,000. EV market growth and electric car battery costs...

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6 reasons why your electric car isn't charging as fast as you'd expect

Electric car charging times: what's the holdup? Charging times for electric cars are not always as clear-cut as you...

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The 10 best electric cars of 2022 (and how long it takes to charge them)

Electric mobility is no longer in its infancy. Over the past decade, we’ve seen an explosion in the number of electric...

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How do you pay to charge an electric car?

Globally, electric vehicle (EV) sales have accelerated considerably in the past few years. As a result, the demand for...

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5 most popular electric LCVs coming out next year (2024)

As the rise of e-commerce, home deliveries, and the use of contractors across cities intensifies, many organizations...

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5 most popular electric cars coming out next year (2024)

With EV sales beating records every year and an ever-growing selection of new EV models, the electric mobility...

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5 most popular electric SUVs coming out next year (2024)

With a seemingly unwavering popularity, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) are one of the biggest vehicle segments across...

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A man inserting a cable from the fast charger to his electric car while holding his smartphone in the other hand.

How to use a fast charging station

There’s no doubt that fast charging is a convenient, useful tool that enables you to make the most of your EV. But if...

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How to charge an electric car in public

As electric mobility adoption grows, drivers are experiencing the freedom of being able to charge their electric...

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How to charge an electric car at home

As electric mobility gains prominence across the world, charging an electric vehicle (EV) is becoming an everyday...

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Home EV charging data and insights: how to benefit

The home is –by far– the most popular location to charge an electric vehicle (EV). With the skyrocketing number of EVs...

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The 6 best EV charging app features

As driver expectations and government regulations become more demanding, electric vehicle (EV) chargers are getting...

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EV charging apps: what's the difference?

Whether you're charging your car at home or using a public charging station, electric car charging often goes...

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Peak shaving and load shifting explained

As electric vehicle sales reach record numbers, more people are discovering electric mobility and the flexibility of...

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The benefits of having a connected EV home charging station

Electric vehicles (EVs) have never been more popular than today, and many people are making the switch to electric...

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The 5 top benefits of EV smart charging at home

As electric mobility establishes itself as a prominent part of societies around the world and electric vehicle (EV)...

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Can you save money with a smart EV charging station?

With the world collectively switching to more sustainable modes of transport, electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged in...

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Can you charge your car with solar energy? [2023 update]

The short and simple answer is: Yes, you can absolutely charge an electric car battery with solar power. For those who...

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The difference between V2G and V2H

Electric mobility is quickly on its way to becoming the new norm, and every day more drivers are making the switch to...

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EV smart charging regulations 2022 explained

Electric mobility has been unquestionably emerging in recent years and is expected to continue growing exponentially in...

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Smart EV home charging: Dynamic load balancing explained [2023 update]

Last updated: May 12, 2023 Dynamic load balancing is a smart charging feature that constantly monitors changes in...

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What is smart EV home charging and how does it work?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have never been more popular than today. Last year, electric car sales increased by 65 percent...

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7 FAQs about EV charging

Updated 30-09-2022 Electric mobility is not a futuristic concept anymore. Nowadays, electric vehicles (EVs) are quickly...

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Are electric cars better for the environment?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged over the past decade as a key tool in the fight against transport-related...

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What is the best EV charging station for the workplace? [2023 update]

To cut to the chase, there is no one single best EV charging station for the workplace. It all really depends on your...

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Why EVs should be part of your sustainability strategy [2023]

When drafting up your company’s new sustainability strategy, tackling transportation can have a huge impact. Did you...

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EV charging station business models for the workplace [2023 update]

Last updated on March 24th, 2023 Broadly speaking—and depending on the needs and goals of your company—there are two...

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How the fuel retail industry can benefit from electric fleet vehicles

All over the world, sustainability has become a larger focus for all types of businesses. As a result, many...

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How to ensure Europe’s EV charging infrastructure buildout succeeds


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What is the best commercial EV charging station for your business?

With an estimated 130 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030, a steadily growing interest from consumers,...

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Electric car range and 5 reasons why your range anxiety is unwarranted [2023]

Last updated on June 19, 2023 Many potential electric car drivers suffer from range anxiety—the fear that their car’s...

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Three ways to grow your business with commercial EV charging stations

Last updated on August 30, 2022...

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EV charging cables and EV charging plugs explained [2023 update]

Charging an electric vehicle (EV) is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Depending on your vehicle, the type of charging...

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European Green Deal and the Fit for 55 Package explained for EV drivers

Electric Mobility is no longer a futuristic concept or a what-if scenario. There are already more than 10 million...

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Where to charge an electric car?

Last updated on July 19, 2022 Today, nearly half of all prospective new car buyers are thinking of going electric....

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History of the electric car [2023 update]

Last updated on April 27, 2023 The history of electric cars can be broken up into six distinct periods: 1830-1880: The...

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How far can an electric car go on one charge? [May 2023 updated]

Last updated on May 5, 2023 Electric car range How far an electric vehicle (EV) can take you on a single charge depends...

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How much does it cost to charge an electric car? [2023 update]

Last updated on May 12, 2023 To give you a ballpark idea of charging costs, we looked at average electricity prices and...

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How long does it take to charge an electric car? [2023 update]

Last updated on March 31, 2023 How long it takes exactly to charge an electric car depends on many things. However, to...

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How to charge your electric car at home safely [2023 update]

Not all ways to charge your EV at home are created equal – whether in terms of speed or safety. While the simplest way...

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Alternative fuels and the future of gas stations [2023 update]

Last updated 29th September, 2023 As societies around the world seek to decarbonize their economies and move away from...

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How long do electric car batteries last? [May 2023]

Last updated on May 12, 2023 Under current estimates, most electric car batteries will last somewhere between 15-20...

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EV home charging stations: everything you need to know

Electric mobility is undoubtedly on the rise. Today, there are over 10 million electric vehicles registered on the...

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Electric cars vs gas cars: Is charging cheaper than gas? [2023 update]

Last updated on May 19, 2023 How much an electric vehicle (EV) costs to charge depends on a range of factors, including...

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Workplace EV charging: Boost talent acquisition and retention [2023]

Last updated on February 10, 2023 Sustainability has never mattered more in the battle to acquire and retain talent....

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5 reasons why EV chargers boost employee satisfaction [2023 update]

While you still may be questioning if you should buy an electric car, it’s possible that your employees already made...

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Why more offices should have EV chargers [2023 update]

Last updated on February 24, 2023 The rise of EVs has created a demanding need for EV charging infrastructure —...

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Level 3 charging speed explained (2023 update)

Last updated 14-07-2023 Level 3 charging, also called fast charging or DC charging, is the most powerful electric...

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What is a Level 3 charging station? [2023 update]

Last updated on June 1, 2023 Electric vehicle (EV) charging can be classed into 3 different levels–Level 1, Level 2,...

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EV charging levels explained [2023 update]

Last updated on July 21st, 2023 Not all electric vehicle (EV) charging is the same – one of the main differences...

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Why converting your gas station to an EV charging business will attract more customers

Last updated on August 29, 2023 Despite their name, modern gas stations offer a lot more than just a pump for drivers...

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Why innovative gas stations convert to EV charging hubs

Last updated on August 15, 2023 As the number of electric vehicles on the road continues to grow, the demand for EV...

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How to choose the right DC charging solution for your business

The need for fast and efficient EV charging solutions is increasing just as quickly as the global adoption of electric...

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How to successfully invest in DC charging stations [2023 update]

Last updated on October 12th, 2023 As the number of electric vehicles (EVs) skyrockets, the demand for charging, and...

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How DC charging and the driver experience go hand-in-hand [2023 update]

Last updated: 17 November 2023 Transitioning to electric vehicles (EVs) is a step many drivers around the world have...

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Making the most out of DC smart charging [2023 update]

Last updated: 30 November 2023 DC charging stations allow businesses to provide fast charging to their customers,...

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A closer look at DC fast charging stations for business

Last updated 07-08-2023 By investing in DC fast charging stations, your business can have a completely new way to...

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Everything you need to get started with EV charging

To get started with EV charging, your location needs a couple of key ingredients: convenient places for charging ports...

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Why your business should invest in EV charging stations now

All over the world, more and more drivers are switching to electric vehicles (EVs) every day. As EV adoption continues...

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How to make money with EV charging stations [2023 update]

EV charging can be a lucrative investment for your business, and charging fees can bring in thousands in revenue per...

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EV charging: the difference between AC and DC

Last updated on April 14, 2023 When it comes to electric mobility, two types of electrical currents can be used to...

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EV charging infrastructure incentives in Europe 2022

Last updated on April 22, 2022 Across Europe, there are many electric vehicle (EV)charging incentives available for...

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EV charging hardware and software: The importance of OCPP

OCPP stands for Open Charge Point Protocol, an open-source communication standard for EV charging stations and...

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Top 5 factors to consider when adding EV charging

EVBox is building a more sustainable future where charging your electric vehicle is as easy as finding a parking spot,...

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Electric vs. hydrogen: 4 EV experts predict the future of mobility

There’s no doubt mobility will increasingly move away from the internal combustion engine (ICE). However, the direction...

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OCPP: 4 letters to remember when investing in EV charging stations

EVBox has recently become one of the first EV charging station manufacturers to have their hardware officially...

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5 EV charging models for your hotel or store

If your location has a parking lot, odds are you’ll need to install some EV charging stations soon. The population of...

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5 biggest differences of EV driving in the US

Sure, the electric vehicle has become one of the biggest disrupters to the transportation industry, but while this...

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Welcome to the conversation on eMobility

EVBox Blog is your source for articles that are designed to help you make sense of the constantly-evolving eMobility...

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