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last updated 13 Dec 2018

Charging Levels:
Level Time for S/X 100
Level 1 (120 volt) charging 4 days
Level 2 (240 volt) charging 6-30 hrs
Level 3 (480 volt) Supercharging
or DC fast charging
30 minutes to 170 mi. range
DC Fast Chargers, also known as Level 3 or CHAdeMO charging stations, can offer 60 to 100 miles of range for your electric car in just 20 minutes of charging. However, they are typically only used in commercial and industrial applications. Tesla superchargers are similar.

The fastest DC stations, capable of delivering up to 400 kilowatts, can recharge cars within 10 minutes, but they are not common.
DC Fast Chargers (also known as Level 3 or CHAdeMO EV charging stations) DC Fast Chargers, also known as Level 3 or CHAdeMO charging stations, can offer 60 to 100 miles of range for your electric car in just 20 minutes of charging. However, they are typically only used in commercial and industrial applications

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J1772 US Standard.
Combined Charging System (CCS) favored by Europe,

CHAdeMO – Nissan Leaf
CCS – BMW i3
Supercharger – Tesla Model S
China GB/T – ?
Unfortunately, while fast charging electric cars were available in 2011 (Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV), CHAdeMO charging infrastructure didn’t grow very fast. Some automakers lobbied against CHAdeMO deployment because it wasn’t an SAE-blessed standard. Instead the CHAdeMO was standard co-developed by TEPCO and the Japanese automakers. Instead of adopting CHAdeMO, the SAE developed their own fast charging standard (Combo Charging System), Tesla Motors developed a proprietary fast charging system (Supercharger), and the Chinese developed a different fast charging standard.

CHAdeMO protocol is, and has always been the most widely deployed DC fast charging protocol in the world, but it is now officially recognised as an international DC charging standard by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), a leading global organisation that publishes international standards for electric and electronic products and related technologies.

European Charging Station

Electric carmakers in Europe are going to war over which plug to use - Business Insider

In all of the aforementioned technical committees, CHAdeMO is among the 3 different systems that were approved to be international DC charging standards: CHAdeMO proposed by Japan (System A), GB/T by China (B), COMBO1 by the US and COMBO2 by Germany (C).

CAN is a data protocol used between components inside cars, while PLC is part of the smart grid protocols.
CHAdeMO officially recognised as international DC Fast Charging Standard published by IEC – Chademo Association


Standard 240 V AC Plugs:
   


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Links:
Tesla Home Charging
EV DC Fast Charging standards – CHAdeMO, CCS, SAE Combo, Tesla Supercharger, etc Electric Vehicle Charging Guide | ChargeHub
How Do EV Charging Stations Work in 2018? | EnergySage
Electric carmakers in Europe are going to war over which plug to use - Business InsiderEurope Sets Common Standard for Electric Vehicle Charging | ENS
Tesla Home Charging
Load management to manage multiple electric cars | Mobility House
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