Keeping EV tech innovation environment-friendly 

By |2024-01-08T15:01:29+00:00December 20th, 2023|

Keeping EV tech innovation environment-friendly The environmental performance of the initial design for the integrated inverter/on-board charger has been thoroughly evaluated. We have scrutinized the impact of key innovative elements within SCAPE, such as the development of high-voltage switching cells, converter legs, and advanced thermal management solutions. This [...]

Habemus Switching Cell Prototype!

By |2024-01-08T15:05:39+00:00November 30th, 2023|

Habemus Switching Cell Prototype! The first high-voltage switching cell prototype, built around a 650 V SiC power MOSFET, has been successfully implemented and tested! The switching cell includes advanced functionalities such as embedded switching-cell voltage, current and temperature measurements, and automatic fault-detection and isolation. All functionalities have been experimentally verified at [...]

Towards a compact and efficient integration of SCAPE’s switching cells

By |2024-01-08T15:03:56+00:00November 8th, 2023|

Towards a compact and efficient integration of SCAPE's switching cells SCAPE aims at integrating the main building blocks of the project’s high voltage power converters (switching cells) using chip-embedding technology. This approach provides many benefits (compactness, low parasitic inductance, etc.) but requires a number of specific technological steps. Among these are: - [...]

Building SCAPE’s integrated inverter/on-board charger mock-up

By |2024-01-08T15:04:58+00:00October 17th, 2023|

Building SCAPE's integrated inverter/on-board charger mock-up SCAPE follows an iterative process for the design of the power converter prototypes, consisting of two main steps. First, a mock-up low-power version of the integrated inverter/on-board charger (IIOBC) is developed, in order to validate the switching-cell and converter-leg circuits, the [...]

SCAPE’s on-board charging revolution

By |2024-01-08T15:06:48+00:00September 18th, 2023|

SCAPE's on-board charging revolution SCAPE aims at significantly enhancing the power density of automotive on-board chargers. SCAPE's innovative approach utilizes traction motor stator windings and the traction inverter to develop a non-isolated integrated charger. This innovation not only replaces the need for currently used dedicated equipment in automotive applications but also offers [...]

Save the Date – SCAPE’s Workshop at AEIT AUTOMOTIVE 2023

By |2023-07-05T07:40:34+00:00June 21st, 2023|

Save the Date – SCAPE’s Workshop at AEIT 2023 SCAPE is starring at the AEIT AUTOMOTIVE conference taking place from 17-19 July, 2023 in Modena (Italy) leading a knowledge sharing workshop entitled Will modular and scalable EV power converter design unlock a future of reliable, lightweight, and affordable EVs?  The workshop will [...]

Meet SCAPE’s extended electromobility family

By |2023-07-05T09:08:40+00:00May 25th, 2023|

Meet SCAPE's extended electromobility family The European electromobility family is getting larger! SCAPE joined E-VOLVE, a virtual cluster which brings together 14 EU-funded projects conducting innovative research on electric vehicle transportation. E-VOLVE stands for Electric Vehicle Optimized for Life, Value and Efficiency. Behind the creation of this community is the [...]

European Commission Highlights Importance of Smart Charging for Effective Electric Vehicle Integration

By |2023-07-16T15:01:00+00:00April 15th, 2023|

European Commission Highlights Importance of Smart Charging for Effective Electric Vehicle Integration The electrification of road transport has become a top priority for the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) in its mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve ambitious decarbonization targets. With the market for electric mobility [...]

Must-haves for best EV infrastructure performance

By |2023-07-16T14:39:21+00:00February 5th, 2023|

Must-haves for best EV infrastructure performance In the fast-paced world of electric vehicle (EV) adoption, developing infrastructure that adheres to emerging safety and performance standards is of paramount importance. Addressing this critical need, UL Solutions and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have collaborated to compile a comprehensive list of standards for [...]

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