EV charging equipment

   EV Charging Equipment (EVSE)




EV connector standards

Standard Name Level Volts Amps kW Country
SAE J1772 J plug AC Level 1, 2 120/240 VAC 16-80 A 1.92-19.20 kW USA, Japan
IEC 62196 AC Level 1, 2 250/400 VAC 16/32 A 4-12.8 kW China
IEC 62196-2 Mennekes AC Level 2 250/400 VAC 63 A 22 kW EU
SAE J1772 CCS Combo 1 DC Level 2 200/600 VDC 200 A 350-125 kW USA
JEVS G105 CHAdeMO DC Level 2 500 VDC 120 A 60 kW Japan
IEC 62196-3 CCS Combo 2 DC Level 2 200/850 VDC 66/200 A 13-170 kW EU
GB/T 20234.3 Guobiao DC Level 2 750 VDC 125 A 93.75 kW China
Tesla Urban Supercharger DC Level 2 480 VDC 150 A 72 kW USA
Tesla V2 Supercharger DC Level 2 480 VDC 312 A 150 kW USA
Tesla V3 Supercharger DC Level 2 480 VDC 521 A 250 kW USA
Tesla V4 Supercharger DC Level 2 ? ? 350+ kW USA
Tesla Mega Megacharger DC Level 3 800 VDC ? 1 MW USA



EV charging plugs & connector ports


SAE J1772 J-plug

AC Level 1,2 - USA, Japan


IEC 62196

AC Level 1,2 - China


IEC 62196-2 Mennekes

AC Level 2 - EU

SAE J1772 CCS Combo 1

DC Level 2 - USA


JEVS G105 CHAdeMO

DC Level 2 - Japan

IEC 62196-3 CCS Combo 2

DC Level 2 - EU


GB/T 20234.3 Guobiao

DC Level 2 - China

Tesla Supercharger V2/V3

DC Level 2 - USA




EVSE regulations and compliance

Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU
Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC) 2014/30/EU
Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU
Charging systems: IEC 61851 / IEC 62752/ UL 2202
Wireless charging system: IEC 61980
Protective Devices / Personnel Protection Systems: IEC 60755 / UL 2231
Plugs, Socket-outlets, Connectors, Inlets: IEC 62196 / UL 2251
Cables and Liquid cooled cables: IEC 62893 and 2PfGQ 2473
Low-voltage Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies for Charging Stations: IEC 61439-7
National Standards for the above listed products: JIS D1304
ADA compliance and parking requirements

EVSE Installation

All electric vehicles will need charging stations, whether in the home, at workplace parking lots, shopping malls, fleet terminals, and highway stops. EVSE stands for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.

Charging Stations
Utility interconnects
Demand response integration technologies
National Electrical Code (NEC) standards and requirements
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E and OSHA regulations
National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) for EVSE
First responder safety and fire hazard measures
Wireless networking
EVSE troubleshooting and repair


Commercial drone and UAV usage is rapidly increasing, and all need to charged, whether back at home base or remotely. So EVSE applies to the drone industry too.


PV System Installation

Many remote charging locations benefit, either directly or supplanted by, solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. These are also popular for the home in southern latitude states.

PV Modules
PV System sizing and design
Utility interconnects and interties
Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting
Maintenance & Troubleshooting
Power Purchase Agreements


EVSE Vendor

ABB
Bosch
BTCPower
Clipper Creek
Delta
Eaton
Efacec
EV Safe Charge
EVSE LLC
Freewire
Green Motion
Heliox
Lectron
Leviton
Momentum Dynamics
NIO Power
Phihong
Plugless
PowerCharge
Renault
Siemens
SparkCharge
Stable Auto
Tesla
Total
Tritium
Wallbox
Webasto
WiTricity