Posts Tagged: Efacec

Gaining traction at last: Efacec instals over 600 DC fast chargers worldwide

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times: EVs and charging infrastructure present a chicken-and-egg problem. This thesis has been the topic of countless EV industry conference panels over the past decade. In recent years, many experts have attempted to declare the issue settled. Back in January 2013, European Union Climate Commissioner… Read more »

German supermarket chain installs solar-powered DC charging stations

The German-based discount supermarket chain Aldi, in partnership with electric utility RWE, opened a public DC charging station at a store in Dusseldorf in May. Charging is free, and energy is generated from solar panels installed on the building. The new installation uses the QC20 charging station from Portuguese electrical equipment manufacturer Efacec. The QC20… Read more »

Efacec supplies 60 QC45 fast chargers for Benelux highway locations

The Portuguese firm Efacec Electric Mobility will supply 60 of its model QC45 quick chargers to be deployed at highway rest areas in the Netherlands and Belgium. The new chargers will be installed by EcoCare Milieutechniek and operated by Allego. Efacec’s QC45 is a multi-standard charger (CHAdeMO, CCS/Combo, AC Level 2) that features a color… Read more »

Efacec’s new light and compact DC charger

DC chargers are getting smaller and lighter, with commensurate cost savings. Portuguese electrical manufacturer Efacec has introduced its new QC24S, which provides fast charging for CCS-compatible EVs (VW, BMW, Daimler, GM). A CHAdeMO version is scheduled for launch by the end of this year. “This new product is a breakthrough and will be a huge… Read more »

Efacec to produce dual standard fast chargers

As pundits agonize over the senseless war of the fast charging standards, EVSE manufacturers are simply sidestepping the issue by building chargers that support both systems. Efacec, a Portuguese company that has its US headquarters in Norcross, Georgia, has received certification from the electrical product safety organization ETL to produce chargers compatible with the new… Read more »