Electric vehicle charging post design

2015-10-05T10:20:39+00:00

A fleet of 300 electric vehicles (EVs) is transporting athletes and officials between venues during the 2012 London Olympic Games. The charging posts used by the fleet will be among the busiest electric vehicle charging posts in Europe during the event and reliability was a key requirement. ChargePoint Services asked ByteSnap to develop new electronics and software for the GE Energy DuraStation charging posts that LOCOG (London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games) had selected. The original electric vehicle charging post design used a standalone PC to authorise EV charging; to provide connectivity with ChargePoint’s central management system, ByteSnap designed a Windows Embedded Compact-based board to replace the PC, adding metering and remote management features via GPRS backhaul. ChargePoint’s central management system monitors the charging posts and provides control [...]

Electric vehicle charging post design2015-10-05T10:20:39+00:00