No cable, no charging
column, no non-standardized plugs: The Austrian start-up Easelink has developed
a technology with which electric vehicles can be automatically charged via pads
fastened to the ground â€“ anywhere from underground garages to drive-ins. The
stage is set for the electric charging standard of the future.
Led by mobile phones, small appliances and wearables, shipments of
consumer electronics devices enabled with wireless charging rose 40
percent in 2017, compared to the previous year. In all, nearly 500
million devices with wireless charging shipped last year, according to IHS Markit.
New contract wins at the Capacity Market have pushed UK
Power Reserveâ€™s portfolio past the 1 Gigawatt milestone, reinforcing its
position as the leading provider of flexibility in the UK with the largest
portfolio of its kind globally.