Types of EV chargers

Level 1

Existing power point (10-15 Amp, single phase), used in combination with a specialised cable which is typically supplied with the vehicle.

Typically used in standalone domestic homes.

This method will add between 10 and 20km of range per hour plugged in.

It will top up daily use, but will not fully recharge a typical pure electric vehicle overnight.

Level 2

A dedicated AC EV charger at up to 7kW (32 Amp, single phase).

Typically installed in homes, apartment complexes, workplaces, shopping centres, hotels, etc – anywhere the vehicle will be parked for a while.

This method will add up to 40km of range per hour plugged in.

It will top up average daily vehicle use in an hour, or deliver a full recharge overnight.

Level 3

A dedicated DC EV charger at power levels from 25kW to 350kW (40 – 500 Amp, three phase)

Typically used in commercial premises and road-side locations to provide for faster recharging than Level 1 and 2 can achieve.

At the lower end, this method will add up to 150km of range per hour plugged in

At the upper end, this method can fully recharge some electric vehicles in 10 to 15 minutes.

Note that Australian law requires that licensed electrical contractors conduct the installation of all permanently wired electrical equipment.

 

 

Charging infrastructure providers

(Information provided by participating companies)

Evie Networks

Evie Networks is building Australia’s leading fast charging network and provides quality charging solutions for home, workplace and public. Services include installation, management, maintenance, and analytics.

JET charge

JET Charge has developed sophisticated and affordable EV charging solutions for residential premises, apartment complexes, workplaces and public charging stations.

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric, the world leader in energy management, offers a variety of solutions, installation and maintenance services for charging electric cars with EVlink.

Tritium

Tritium has developed a product portfolio of world-leading technologies that have been used in numerous solar car, electric vehicle and renewable energy projects globally.

Keba

Keba provide holistic infrastructure solution for electromobility. Charging stations that are easy to install and operate.

eGo Dock

E-station aim is to serve the emerging Electric Vehicle market in Australia by providing low cost plug in charge points to cities, local councils and private operators.

EVSE

Charge Faster, Driver Further with EVSE Australia. Choose from Australia’s largest range of EV Charging stations and accessories, backed by our nationwide turnkey installation service.

NHP Electrical Engineering

With 50 years of electrical industry experience and 17 branches across Australia, NHP is well placed to meet EV infrastructure requirements.

EVERTY

Everty provides turnkey solutions for EV charging including a cloud-based, hardware-agnostic charging management platform for private, public and commercial use.

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