Power Systems Design (PSD)
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Fast charging: a critical enabler of EV adoption
The world’s automobile manufacturers are responding to ever stricter emissions regulations by increasing the proportion of electric vehicles (EVs) in their ranges. Global EV sales have surged in recent years and data from 2020 suggests that EVs are beginning to take market share from traditional, internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. By Martin Keenan, Technical Director, Avnet Abacus
Are low-voltage direct current supplies a safe choice?
Industrial control panels can, and sometimes do, use many different power and control voltages ranging from 480Vac down to 24Vac, and 110Vdc down to 5Vdc, with occasional designs using voltages outside these ranges, so are low-voltage direct current supplies a safe choice?