Chennai: The Centre of Excellence in Energy and Telecommunications (CEET) at IITM Research Park has announced the launch of its DC portable charger for 2W and 3W electric vehicles. The charger is entirely designed and manufactured in India in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.
The launch of the charger is a significant step towards reducing India‘s dependence on imported charging solutions and contributing to MeitY’s mission of accelerating electric vehicle adoption in the country. The charger is tailor-made for Indian temperature conditions and has an efficiency of over 95%. The chargers are designed to meet safety standard IEC 60950-1.
The charger design also includes optional provision to communicate with the battery for adaptive charging based on battery requirement. It also has hooks for IoT to enable live tracking of charging-related parameters. Power output settings can be customized based on the volume of manufacturing to suit the requirement of individual OEMs.
S Krishnan, Secretary, MeitY, said, “IITM Research Park is now an internationally recognized brand. The Park is vibrant and effervescent, constantly innovating and promoting new initiatives. The new 2 KW EV charger designed in the Park and using recycled material is an important step forward. Meity is very proud of being associated with this venture.”
Publication: Mobility Outlook
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