HERE’S an ultra rapid charger that will change your experience of charging your electric vehicle: the new Turbo Power Systems (TPS) built Velox 480kW ultra rapid charger.
It’s being unveiled in final pre-production form at the London EV Show (29 Nov-01 Dec 2022).
The Velox charger is British designed, developed and built by an engineering company that designs and builds bespoke power solutions for aerospace, transport and other technology-led industries.
According to TPS, the Velox chargers deliver multi-bay ultra-rapid charging speeds, which it does through a smart network energy system that manages grid, solar, battery and EV on an efficient DC microgrid. The company says it does so without the need for costly and complex infrastructure and installation work that has proved so problematic for many businesses.
The Velox charger unveiled at the show comes in two configurations: i and c. The i version – which stands for integrated – achieves speeds of up to 120kW, while the c model – or compact – is a scalable system up to 480kW, both connected to an innovative distribution grid inverter that manages a smart DC network to direct power to where it is best utilised.
TPS says the system has been designed for use by any fleet that requires high speed charging. It is particularly suitable for organisations with depots, compounds or vehicle parks but have found that the cost and time involved in installing rapid charging has until now been prohibitive.
“A delivery fleet depot where it needs to reduce downtime, and charge many vehicles all at once would find it transformational,” Neves added.
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