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EV Battery Charging Time

2. June 2015 07:50 by Christian in
The battery capacity is essential in EV autonomy.  Depending on the automotive OEM a

The battery capacity is essential in EV autonomy.  Depending on the automotive OEM a fully charged EV battery can provide between 20 KWh (160 km for Nissan) and 85 KWh (480 Km for Tesla).

  • Vehicle's built-in charger: charges up to 43 kW at 230 VAC single-phase / 400 VAC three-phase.
  • External charger: converts AC to DC current and charges up to 120 kW.
Charging Time / 100 Km
Power Supply
Voltage
Max Current
6-8 hours

Single phase - 3.3 kW


230 VAC


16 A


2-3 hours

Three phase - 10 kW


400 VAC


16 A


3-4 hours

Single phase - 7 kW


230 VAC


32 A


1-2 hours

Three phase - 22 kW


400 VAC


32 A


20-30 minutes

Three phase - 43 kW


400 VAC


63 A


20-30 minutes

Direct current - 50 kW


400 - 500 VDC


100 - 125 A


10 minutes

Direct current - 120 kW


300 - 500 VDC


300 - 350 A




Besides charging stations connected to the electrical grid based on fossil-fuel or nuclear power the industry is looking as well into renewable electricity for charging stations like:

  • Solar Power Automotive Recharging Station
  • E-Move Charging Station
  • Wind Powered Charging Station
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