FAQ’s Related to EV Chargers and Components

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There are three different types of EV charging stations available in the market AC level 1, AC Level 2, and DC fast charge.
If you require quick recharge to continue your long-distance journey then DC charging otherwise for any other use case, AC Level 2 charging will be the way to charge your car. You can also contact our experts for help and advice.
Two types of current can be used in EV. They are called alternate current (AC) and direct current (DC). The power that comes from the grid is always AC. However, batteries like the one in your electric vehicle can only store power as DC. That's why most electronic devices have a converter. AC charging for EV: When it comes to EV, the converter is built inside the car. It is called the "onboard charger "though it is a converter. It converts power from AC to DC and then feeds it into the car's battery. DC charging for EV: DC chargers don't need the onboard charger to convert. It can feed power directly to the car's battery. DC chargers are bigger, costly, and require too much-connected load.
Type 2 connector covers almost the entire spectrum of AC chargers for the Indian market.
Two types of connectors are used for DC charging: A. CHAdeMO: This quick system was developed in Japan and allows for very high charging capacities as well as bidirectional charging. It allows charging up to 100KW.B. CCS: The CCS connector is an enhanced version of the Type 2 connector with two additional power contacts for fast charging. It allows charging up to 350KW.
The cost of charging your EV depends on the electricity rates of your electricity provider and whether you charge at home or a public charging station. The costs of charging your EV at a public charging station can differ depending on the station's owner. The owner may set up charging fees, such as a start rate, a rate per minute, and/or a KWH-rate. However, many charging station owners like hotels and supermarkets are beginning to offer free charging while staying or parking at their facilities.
Depending on the battery capacity of your electric vehicle, you can go between 120 to 400 kilometers with one charge. Battery capacity is getting better every year and so are the charging stations.
At home in a private garage/driveway, or a designated parking spot / shared parking facility (common for apartments). At work at your office building's parking facility, either reserved or (semi)public. In public along streets, on the highway, and at any public parking facility you can think of - e.g., shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, etc.
Very little. Despite being an advanced technology, EV charging stations are remarkably simple to maintain. If installed properly and built modularly (like EO2's charging stations), every piece can be easily replaced. Charging stations with online connectivity also enable remote diagnostics and repair, so you won't be left stranded in the rare event of charger malfunction.
Yes. But rest assured - with a personal charging station at your disposal, you can choose to charge your car at night and take advantage of significantly lower electricity prices. Additionally, thanks to residential solar panels, you can also opt to generate your electricity during the day. This way, EV charging is bound to become more cost-effective in the long run.
Yes and no. Just like regular electricity outlets, charging stations may have different outlets and connectors depending on the country where you’re charging and your car brand’s origin. Luckily, to make things less complicated, car manufacturers and most countries have now reduced the options to just 2 types of outlets and connectors. From the car’s side, a Type 1 socket is common for Japanese and American vehicles, and a Type 2 socket is common for Asian & European vehicles.


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