29 Mar '12, 1pm

ABB launches fast EV charger: ABB is launching the Terra Smart Connect (SC), a direct current (DC), fast charger...

The fast EV charger has been designed for fast charging in commercial and office areas, and can fully charges an electric car in 30-120 minutes. It can also charge to set levels in a shorter period of time if a full charge is not necessary. Charging from a 30% to 80% takes less than half an hour, ABB says. The Terra SC uses the widely available 3-phase 32A input, eliminating the need for a costly grid connection upgrade. “The launch of the Terra SC demonstrates our commitment to deliver the optimal charging solution for every possible location in the network – both in terms of functionality and affordability. With its breakthrough price, low commissioning costs, easy installation and smart design features, the Terra SC creates a much more compelling case for installing EV fast chargers at many more locations throughout Europe – providing a strong boost to the development o...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/24828/abb-launch...

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