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10/25/2022

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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10/06/2022

Quick Guide to Understanding NEVI Funding

In support of the NEVI program, the NexPhase™ Smart EV Switchgear delivers a turnkey EV charger infrastructure solution. NexPhase™ enables rapid deployment of EV charger stations by providing the entire electrical infrastructure needed to bridge the gap between utility power and EV chargers. It is purpose-built to the NEVI guidelines (supports four 150 kW DC fast chargers) and can accelerate you...

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10/05/2022

How Do EV Fast Charger Stations Work?

Access to NEVI funds requires the recipient to include a minimum of four 150 kw DC fast chargers (also referred to as Level 3 chargers) in their charging stations. Unlike the Level 1 or Level 2 chargers commonly found at in-home charging systems and shopping centers, L3 chargers require an enormous amount of utility power and station infrastructure. Let’s take a look at the equipment these L3 fa...

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