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Introducing EVSE

Watch Chris Cox run through a quick introduction to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.
  • EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) is the equipment needed to charge an electric vehicle, made up of three main components – the chargepoint, a cable or connector and the plug or receiver on the vehicle.
  • Electric vehicles are powered by batteries which operate in Direct Current, However, most power supplies operate in Alternating Current, therefore, electricity must be rectified in the vehicle or in the charger.
  • There are two main connector types for DC charging – CHAdeMO and CCS. CHAdeMO is the standard used for DC charging in Japan and across Asia and CCS has been adopted as the standard for DC charging across the UK and Europe.
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