You Call That A Charger? – MW-Scale Chargers as DERs
- Jun 27, 2022 1:29 pm GMT
This item is part of the DER and Management Systems - June 2022 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
You Call That A Charger? The device in Figure 1 is commonly called a Level 2 EVSE, or Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment. It isn’t technically a charger, but a set of electronically controlled contactors. The charger is what converts alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC), either on-board the EV or at a stationary device. So, “You Call That a Charger?” No. However, when we talk about DC MW-scale chargers, “Now That’s A Charger.”
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