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The startup’s smart module for charging stations can recharge electric cars and scooters several times faster than a regular line supply. Meanwhile, the module’s software offers protection in cases of emergency and an overall increase in the charger’s efficiency.
ITMO and LETI Students’ Quick-Charge Startup for Electric Cars To Receive Million Rubles from EnergyHUB
The startup Powerplace, a participant of ITMO’s Energy Club, has developed a smart module for use in quick-charge stations for electric cars and is now set to receive a prize of one million rubles for its win in the student startup competition EnergyHUB. The startup was co-founded by an ITMO student, an ITMO graduate, and three graduates of LETI (St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University).
Scientists from Tallinn University of Technology, Aalto University, and ITMO University have researched how charging of electric cars influences the electricity distribution networks. By studying different types of electric cars, batteries, charging profiles, and habits of users, they have suggested a rational model for charging electric vehicles with minimal load on the electric grid.
Machine intelligence, open source code and cloud storage are having a radical effect on business models, job market demand and human life. For companies to remain commercially viable and for people to remain employed, it is necessary to learn and adapt, as well as to break the stereotypes about the role of machines in society. As part of the Future in Tech: What’s Next conference in Moscow, Andrey Sebrant, Product Marketing Director at Yandex, spoke about these and other topics.