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01/25/2023

Overcoming Obstacles in the EV Charging Industry

The Electric Vehicle (EV) charging industry is poised for rapid growth in 2023 following the approval of state plans for managing $1.5 billion in first-round funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed in 2021. However, the industry will need to overcome two challenges — one set by legislators and another inherent to the market. To be eligible for funding under the National...

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09/23/2022

Understanding Switchgear

A switchgear is a critical component of DC fast charging infrastructure which is composed of electrical panels with the task of receiving, distributing, and protecting the site’s power. Traditionally, these post-and-frame switchgear systems are comprised of multiple mixed-manufacturer electrical panels including breakers panels, a current transformer (CT) cabinet, and transformers. All of which...

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09/22/2022

Is There A Simple Solution For EV Charger Infrastructure?

The infrastructure required to power Level 3 EV chargers (also known as DC fast chargers) typically includes a series of electrical panels commonly referred to as switchgear. Switchgear is tasked with receiving, transforming, distributing, and protecting the charging station’s power. One of the major roadblocks potential EV charging site owners are facing in today’s climate is finding a switchge...

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09/02/2022

How Does the EV Fast Charger Network Function?

Delivering the enormous amount of energy and physical infrastructure required to power Level 3 fast chargers, along with the technology to access and use these chargers, takes a complex network of various providers. Understanding how this network functions is the first step to getting involved with the EV charger infrastructure rollout. Let’s take a look at the network of providers that L3 fast...

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We are a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of systems to support the management and monitoring of critical assets. As an expert in both vehicle refueling and utility asset monitoring, we are committed to supporting the emerging EV charging market. Our turnkey solutions enable rapid deployment with intelligent monitoring to maximize charger operational uptime.