Revel, NineDot Energy and Fermata Energy have launched the first Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) programme connected to New York City’s grid.
Electric mobility and infrastructure company Revel has partnered with V2G provider Fermata Energy and ‘clean energy developer’ NineDot Energy to deploy a bidirectional charging system that can charge and discharge electric vehicles.
This system’s purpose is to support grid resilience by providing the grid with energy in times of high demand.
The V2G technology is comprised of three Fermata Energy bidirectional chargers which operate on a cloud-based platform.
The chargers send energy from the vehicle batteries to the grid from 2–6pm, exporting approximately 45kW back to the grid.
“As EV adoption continues to grow in New York City, V2G will be crucial to managing energy use and grid capacity. Revel is proud to partner with Fermata Energy and NineDot Energy to launch this first-of-its kind programme in our home borough of Brooklyn.”
The V2G system is now live at Revel’s Brooklyn warehouse in New York City following successful trials over the summer.
It is currently compatible with Nissan LEAF electric vehicles, but aims to incorporate more models as the V2G technology continues to develop.
The project is partly funded by a NineDot Energy grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) with support from the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
HIRTA is excited to announce a new on-demand transportation service that will be powered by Via, the global leader in TransitTech.
The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency is using Optibus’ Planning, Scheduling, and Rostering products to manage their public transportation operation.
Uber and Nuro have announced a 10-year partnership that will see Nuro's autonomous, electric vehicles provide food deliveries in the US.
The Riverside County Transportation Commission has contracted with Kapsch TrafficCom to provide an end-to-end express lanes tolling system.
EV Mobility has been certified to operate all-electric car-sharing services in hotels and apartment buildings in San Francisco.
French manufacturer, Navya has signed a contract to supply autonomous mobility supplier, Beep with 8 autonomous shuttles for use in the US.
United Airlines has announced a 15 million USD investment in Eve alongside a conditional purchase agreement for up to 400 eVTOL aircraft.
A consortium of organisations aims to establish international electric Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) corridors between Quebec and the US.
Argo AI is set to begin operation at its new autonomous vehicle test track in Greenville County, South Carolina in October 2022.
Eve will conduct its first North American urban air mobility (UAM) simulation in Chicago using helicopters powered by Blade Air Mobility.
Lyft is launching Motional's all-electric IONIQ 5 autonomous robotaxi on its ride-hailing network in Las Vegas.
Argo AI has partnered with 412 Food Rescue and Parkhurst Dining to provide an autonomous food delivery service in Pittsburgh.
Navya has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, AECOM, and the city of White Bear Lake to deploy an autonomous shuttle.
Argo AI has established the Argo Safety Advisory Council to provide advice on safety practices and policies for its autonomous operations.
NY Waterway has unveiled its first retrofitted ferry, which will provide greener transport on the Hudson River.
The Arizona Department of Transportation has selected AECOM to develop a plan for the statewide deployment of EV charging stations.
Connecticut Transportation Institute is planning an autonomous vehicle test and research facility at the University of Connecticut (UConn).
Metro has celebrated the groundbreaking of a new 5.5-mile path that will connect cyclists and pedestrians with transport services across LA.
Helbiz is continuing its US expansion by providing shared e-scooters in Tampa and increasing its fleets in Flint and Miami Lakes.
The Volkswagen Group and Siemens have invested 450 million USD in the Electrify America ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network.
NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission is developing design tools to help manufacturers reduce noise impacts of future drones and air taxis.
Helbiz and Wheels have signed a letter of intent for Helbiz to acquire the Los Angeles-based micromobility platform by the end of this year.
Lime has launched the Citra, a fully-motorised zero-emissions e-bike, which is being trialled in Long Beach, California.
Waymo Via and Uber Freight are partnering to accelerate the rollout of autonomous trucks across the US and support the logistics industry.
Cruise has been granted the first Driverless Deployment Permit to charge for its driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco.
The MTA is creating a strategic action plan to enhance bicycle, pedestrian, and micromobility access to public transport services.
Four organisations have joined NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign, which aims to integrate advanced aircraft concepts in the US.
ODOT has completed Phase 1 upgrades on the West Coast Electric Highway, enabling Oregon's charging stations to serve e-bikes.
New York's Transit Tech Lab has announced the finalists for its COVID-19 Recovery and Environmental Sustainability challenges.
Argo AI has commenced pilot programmes for driverless operations of its autonomous vehicle technology in Miami and Austin.
Leading organisations have formed the Shared Mobility Network to make shared mobility more convenient than driving a private car.
Beep and Moovit have announced a partnership to provide passengers with on-demand services within Beep's autonomous shuttle network.
VAS has announced a new hub-to-hub autonomous transport solution to address the growing demand for freight movement in North America.
The US DOT's Federal Highway Administration has announced a new Carbon Reduction Program with 6.4 billion USD in funding.
STEER Tech has received funding to develop a testbed for an autonomous parking system at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
The City of St. Louis has launched the STL Downtown Link, an electric vehicle shuttle service that aims to enhance connectivity.
The NYC DOT is expanding its e-scooter pilot in the eastern Bronx to double its footprint and offer micromobility options to more residents.
Candela's first US test drive centre for their long-range electric hydrofoil boats will open in San Francisco in April 2022.
T-Mobile and Applied Information are deploying a 5G vehicle technology to enable traffic signals to communicate with road vehicles.
JTA has selected the Balfour Beatty V2R Team and AV contractor Beep to deliver autonomous shuttle for Phase I of the U2C project.
Siemens has unveiled a new sustainable EV charging concept, VersiCharge XL, to efficiently electrify new or existing carparks.
Electron and Jacobs have been selected by the MDOT to develop and implement the US's first wireless inductive vehicle charging pilot.
Benteler EV Systems, Beep, and Mobileye have announced a partnership to develop and deploy electric autonomous movers across North America.
Milwaukee County Transit System has chosen the Umo Mobility Platform by Cubic Transportation Systems as its new fare collection system.
TuSimple's first fully-automated trucking route between the Tucson and Phoenix will be used to move freight for Union Pacific Railroad.
Bird and WeGo have announced a partnership to bring microtransit to Nashville, using e-scooters to increase the accessibility of bus services.
Embark Trucks has unveiled a roadmap to develop and deploy technology that would allow trucks to autonomously operate in snowy conditions.
Lime has debuted the Gen4 e-bike, featuring an interchangeable battery, two-speed transmission, and improved acceleration.
Cubic Transportation Systems will continue providing and updating Port Authority Trans-Hudson’s next-generation fare payment system for PANYNJ.
CES debuted a new eMobility experience at the Las Vegas Convention Center to demo e-bikes, e-scooters, and related accessories.
Beep has launched RoboRide, a fully electric autonomous medical shuttle in Peoria's healthcare district, Arizona.
TuSimple has successfully completed the first fully autonomous semi-truck run on open public roads without human intervention.
New Jersey has adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks rule. The policy will phase in electric trucks to reduce air pollutants.
SkedGo has announced winning contracts for three new MaaS projects from Feonix – Mobility Rising for the states of Nevada, Michigan, and Minnesota.
Superpedestrian has added 150 seated e-scooters to its fleet in Baltimore to provide transport options for a diverse range of riders.
Ford's autonomous vehicle food delivery pilot will use a low-speed autonomous shuttle to benefit seniors with mobility challenges in Detroit.
In collaboration with The League of American Bicyclists, Argo AI has released its autonomous vehicles guidelines for cyclists.
Transportation Alternatives and Via have released a report demonstrating car space can be turned into space for people in New York City.
Bird has partnered with Scootaround to provide people with disabilities safe, eco-friendly, on-demand accessible mobility in San Diego.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is exploring the energy impacts of micromobility, including e-bike and e-scooters.
Skyports has announced a partnership agreement with LAZ Parking to develop and deploy vertiports for electric air taxis in Los Angeles.
Motional and Lyft have announced the planned launch of a fully driverless public ride-hail service in Las Vegas, the first city in a multimarket deployment.
Freight technology company Einride, the leading provider of digital, electric and autonomous shipping, is now live and operating in the U.S.
The Aurora Driver, now in beta, features cutting-edge hardware and fresh capabilities in its Texas commercial pilot.
TUM Autonomous Motorsport from the Technische Universität München (TUM), has won the Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco (IAC).
Momentum Dynamics has announced a first-of-its-kind shared charging network to be deployed in Northern California.
Volocopter has partnered with Los Angeles-based Urban Movement Labs to explore the application of Volocopter’s UAM solutions in the Los Angeles area.
May Mobility, in partnership with Via and Gentex, have announced the launch of an on-demand AV shuttle service in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
In an industry-first collaboration, Argo AI, Lyft and Ford Motor Company are working together to commercialize autonomous ride hailing.
Electrify America has announced its “Boost Plan” to more than double its current EV charging infrastructure in the United States and Canada.
7-Eleven aims to build at least 500 Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) ports at 250 select U.S. and Canada stores by the end of 2022.
The Miami Parking Authority (MPA) and Swiftmile have announced a partnership to bring a network of micromobility charging stations to Miami.
Eve and Halo have announced a partnership focused on developing UAM products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom.
NYC DOT has announced that three companies had been selected for New York City’s first e-scooter pilot in eastern Bronx: Bird, Lime and Veo.
The deployment includes a combination of Q-Free’s new Intelight XN-1 and XN-2 ATCs to be installed throughout Indiana beginning in Q2 2021.
Via Arlington customers can now select to be picked up in a self-driving vehicle for trips around Downtown and The University of Texas at Arlington.
The contract initiates Phase 4 Option of the OMNY project and expands the contactless fare payment system to Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.
RTC, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and partners received a $6 million grant to expand emerging technologies on Las Vegas freeways.
Cubic and LA Metro's state-of-the-art mobile Android application allows payment by holding a device near the TAP validator upon boarding a bus or train.
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