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Found this interesting.

Essentially rapid chargers with a large battery buffer so they can sit on a “standard” supply, which removes the more extreme infrastructure requirements of rapids. I’m guessing they can probably also do some small amount of power trading with these too... maybe.

Of course they’re BP, so they’ll break and never be fixed.
 

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Gridserve have done just this at Braintree of course, but these appear to be a quick off the shelf system with all the back office development done. It does make a lot of sense that the current flows to the site continuously so that the DNO infrastructure gets a smoother demand whilst we punters faff around plugging in and moving on. Downtime between charging could be 10 to 20% of the whole time if drivers are splashing and dashing.
I wish them well, let’s hope they exceed our expectations soon!

EDIT Apparently BP had invested in the business in the States some time ago. This news is the fruition of the progress made. The chargers appear to be big fat boxes to hold the battery.
 
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