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  • Efficiency of electric vehicle rapid charging systems


    This paper describes the results of an efficiency study on the performance of a rapid charge unit which has recently been installed at the MetroCentre retail complex in Gateshead. This is the first publically available device of its type in the UK. The study focuses on the efficiency and power draw of the charging process at different starting States of Charge (SoC) and compares the performance of the rapid charger with that of conventional slow charging using a Mitsubishi i_MiEV.