Charging Station for Electric Vehicles
P. C. McKenzie Company is proud to represent a complete line of Electric Vehicle Recharging solutions manufactured by, Juice Bar® EV products headquartered in Tolland, Connecticut.
Juice Bar provides Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Stations that go far beyond the basic station offerings.
Juice Bar Chargers can be tailored to your organization’s needs with choices of advertising/branding, site friendly mounting options, choice of free or paid charges, along with many more internet based options.
Contact P.C. McKenzie Company today about what custom EV charger solution is best for your home, office, garage or Campus.
Level 1 – Level 2 and Level 3 – Electric Vehicle Recharging
There are three basic forms of electric vehicle recharging designated as level 1 through level 3.
Level 1 Electric Charging
Level 1 charging use a 120 volt AC plug and requires a dedicated circuit. This type of charging option is standard on electric vehicles and does not require the installation of recharging equipment. The recharging cord has a standard, three-prong plug on one end and a connector on the other.
Level 1 charging can take 8 to 12 hours to completely charge a battery and is normally done overnight. You might say Level 1 charging is to electrical vehicle recharging as time-fill is to NGV Refueling.
J1772 charge port
Level 2 Electric Charging
Level 2 Charging is accomplished through a 240V AC connection with a dedicated 40 amp circuit. This level of charging equipment is commonly found public spaces. Juice Bar offers a level 2 charging unit that can be mounted on a pedestal, wall mounted or even placed on a light pole. A cord from the recharging unit connects directly to the vehicle using the same connector.
Level 2 charging is faster than Level 1 typically taking between 4 to 6 hours to completely charge the battery. In the NGV world this would be a buffer fill system.
J1772 charge port
Level 3 Electric Charging
If Level 2 charging is compared to an NGV buffer fill, then Level 3 would be the Fast Fill of the EV charging world. Level 3 charging equipment with CHAdeMO technology charges through a 480V direct current plug. These Level 3 chargers can provide 80% of a charge in 30 minutes. However, these chargers may not be compatible with all electric vehicles and the charge itself may not be acceptable to all vehicles. Level 3 chargers use different connectors than Level 2 and Level 1.
J1772 Charge Port Combo