ABB has launched a 20 kW DC fast charger for the Americas to help boost charging solutions for those making use of EV's. Terra SmartConnect (SC) will be available to cater to needs of CHAdeMo fast charging standard methods after which SAE/Combined Charging systems will be implemented at a later date. The Terra SmartCOnnect provides one with charging solutions that help to charge a battery within 30 to 120 minutes. These chargers can be used to charge batteries to within 30% to 80% capacity within a short span of 30 minutes. Apart from being used to charge batteries of Electric Vehicles, these chargers can also be used at workplaces, malls, rental services, parking operators and car dealerships.
Easy and seamless integration of these DC charging networks into existing AC charging points will help to benefits many people. Moreover, usage of these DC charging stations will help to free p charging points quickly and thereby increase capacity. optimal connectivity and easy to install instructions make these Terra SC chargers a great assets for those using EV's for commuting. The charger station boasts of an intuitive touchscreen interface, ultra thin design, simple to follow floor mount instructions, outdoor rated steel housing and connectivity specifications.
Due to the above mentioned factors, these Terra SC chargers can be installed at almost any location. Terra SC charging stations exude functionality and affordability as also easy installation and smart design features to provide a strong boost for electric mobility. These stations are managed remotely through a web network using Open Charge Point Protocol. Growing number of electric vehicle on roads is the main factor driving growth of this market upwards. Since being installed in Netherlands during 2010, 170 DC fast chargers have been installed in Estonia which is currently the largest network of charging stations that provides nationwide coverage and Belgium. The company has its footprint in over 100 countries in the world and employees 145,000 individuals.