With the proliferation of Electric Vehicles (EV), Direct Current (DC) charging technology has become a crucial component in addressing future mobility needs. The development of DC charging infrastructure is also accelerating to meet the growing demand for EV charging, thus driving the advancement of sustainable transportation.
What are the advantages?
DC EV chargers, commonly referred to as “fast chargers,” are fixed installations connected to the Alternating Current (AC) grid that provide a source of DC power for non-vehicle onboard EV battery packs.
Fast charging: DC chargers have the capability to rapidly charge EVs at high power levels, typically enabling quick battery replenishment within a short time, such as during a meal or shopping. This feature also improves efficiency by allowing them to serve multiple vehicles simultaneously.
Efficient energy utilization: DC chargers convert AC power into DC power, enabling more efficient energy utilization during the charging process and reducing energy losses. They can also be integrated with photovoltaic systems to utilize clean energy sources.
Wide applicability: DC chargers are compatible with various EV models and brands, offering broader compatibility.
Where are they mainly applied?
Based on the above benefits, DC chargers play a pivotal role in scenarios requiring fast and high-power charging.
Workplace charging: Many businesses and industrial facilities have invested in DC charging stations to support their EV fleets and logistics operations. These charging stations are used to charge vehicles during working hours, ensuring operational continuity and showing the company’s concern about environment.
Commercial parking: Public commercial parking lots require rapid charging for multiple vehicles within a short time. DC chargers are highly beneficial in such scenarios, as they can quickly charge EVs. As for transportation systems, taxi services and long journeys, DC chargers enable EVs to quickly acquire sufficient power, helping users extend driving ranges without significantly prolonging charging times.
Hospitality parking: These stations are typically located in central city areas, including shopping centers, hotels, and restaurants. The high-speed charging capability of DC chargers is particularly crucial for these stations as it allows for faster service to multiple users.
How are they installed and maintained?
Begin by selecting an appropriate location for the charging station, considering factors such as power supply, user accessibility, and regulatory requirements. DC charging stations require substantial electrical power, often necessitating collaboration with power suppliers to ensure a stable power source. Equipment installation should adhere to manufacturer guidelines and relevant safety standards. Adequate safety measures, including protective enclosures, warning signs, and emergency shutdown systems, should be in place to ensure user safety. Additionally, connecting chargers to the internet allows for real-time monitoring and remote diagnostics.
BENY DC fast charging solutions for a greener future
BENY provides stand-column and wall-mounted DC chargers with a power ranging from 20 to 262 kW, equipped with one to three guns to meet various applications. They are equipped with intelligent charging technology, validated for stability and reliability to meet large-scale charging demands. They also feature intelligent recognition capabilities, automatically identifying various vehicle models and their specific charging power requirements. Exceptional heat dissipation performance ensures charging stability for EV owners during daily operations. Multiple protection mechanisms, including CP anomaly protection, under-voltage protection, grounding detection, leakage protection, over-temperature protection, and more, ensure the safety and reliability of the charging process.
To enhance the user experience, BENY has redesigned the DC EV chargers with a modular structure, making installation and maintenance more convenient. Additionally, it is compatible with the OCPP 1.6J protocol and equipped with an intelligent mobile app, allowing for data transmission and real-time monitoring and management. Remote upgrade technology allows for firmware updates, enabling users enjoy the latest and best features while maintaining device stability. Supporting payment methods such as PayPal and offline transactions provides a more convenient, secure, and flexible payment experience.
Furthermore, BENY DC chargers incorporate eco-friendly materials and energy-saving technologies, boasting low power consumption, minimal noise, and zero emissions, aligning with green environmental principles. Moreover, they have obtained CE certification, complying with European market quality and safety standards, winning recognition within the industry.
In conclusion, DC EV chargers, leveraging their advantages of fast charging, efficient energy utilization, and wide compatibility, are rapidly expanding into various application scenarios such as highways, urban fast charging stations, commercial and industrial use, and public transportation. BENY’s DC charging solution stands out with its stability, intelligence, security, convenience, and flexibility, making it an ideal choice to meet future mobility needs. BENY is consistently committed to creating a greener future for mobilit