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Fig. 1. An electrically powered passenger vehicle needs a dedicated charging circuit. Article 625 provides the requirements for installing the conductors and equipment for electric vehicle charging, power export, or bidirectional current flow.

NEC Requirements for EV Equipment

Nov. 9, 2023
The electrical conductors and equipment for connecting an electric vehicle to premises wiring must meet specific guidelines.

Energy Storage Systems: Opportunities, Limitations, and Constraints

Feb. 15, 2024
Understanding the basic principles behind how these systems work enables electrical professionals to better harness their power

Top Changes in the 2023 NEC for Energy Storage Systems

Feb. 15, 2024
Why even the smallest modifications in the Code can be relevant to your system design
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State Ground Largely Not Fertile for Microgrids

Feb. 15, 2024
Report reveals most U.S. states and territories are not prepared for the robust build-out of microgrids

EV Installations on the Home Front — Part 3

Feb. 15, 2024
A quick review of charging configuration options
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The Electric Tortoise and the Fleet Hare

Jan. 26, 2024
As rental cars, trucks, buses, and other fleets increasingly go electric, charging infrastructure has emerged as a major roadblock. Solar, BESS, and load management offer relief...
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EC&M On Air — AI Insights in the Electrical Construction Industry

Jan. 23, 2024
In Episode 38, a panel of industry experts breaks down the current state and future use of AI on job sites.
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Long-Duration Energy Storage Demonstration Projects

Jan. 19, 2024
State and federal funding of demonstration projects ramp up as renewable energy integration timeline pressures battery solutions.