Ensure the quality, safety and interoperability of your charging infrastructure
E-Mobility infrastructure refers to the charging infrastructure and connectors needed for new energy vehicles. The widespread adoption of e-Mobility can only be achieved by having safe, reliable and convenient charging infrastructure in place. This is a major factor in consumer acceptance. Modern energy grids can provide the electricity. The key is making this supply safe, convenient and compatible.
Manufacturers of charging infrastructure and connectors are developing equipment based on new technologies that require extensive testing and certification to relevant standards by an independent party. There are several benefits delivered by specific e-mobility infrastructure Services:
Working side by side with companies and local authorities worldwide, TÜV SÜD is laying the foundation for battery-charging infrastructure. We have decades of experience in testing and certifying conventional filling stations. Now we are using this experience to help establish global electric vehicle industry safety standards.
Our team of multidisciplinary experts leverages extensive expertise in the areas of automotive, infrastructure, battery and alternative energy concepts to help top industry players develop and test e-Mobility technologies. Our experts provide the full range of services for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and systems. From site assessment and selection to the initial testing and certification of charging units, as well as on-site commissioning inspection after installation.
With our globally accredited laboratories (DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025) we assist you in testing your products and overcoming existing challenges.
TÜV SÜD provides testing and certification of charging infrastructure, including charging stations, connectors and electrical components for:
We provide the following services for charging infrastructure:
Site selection advisory for charging station operators of AC, DC or inductive charging: We investigate the local grid conditions and issue grid compatibility documents for public authorities, subsequent to performing grid simulations (for larger installations i.e. 10 spots in line).
International compliance advisory for manufacturers of electrical charging units
Advisory on vehicle and charging station interoperability
Advisory for government authorities and grid operators on feedback effects of battery charging units on the local power grid
Testing of the charging station and components, e.g. according to the standards IEC 61982, IEC 62133, IEC 62196, IEC 61851, IEC 61851-1, -21, -22, -23, IEC 61850, IEC 60950, SAE J2929, SAE J2464, SAE J2894, SAE J1772 and SAE J2293.
Compliance certification of the charging station and components to national and international standards (e.g. CE Mark or UL Mark)
Periodic inspection of the charging station
A closer look at key safety and performance requirements
Ensure high performance and reliability of innovative battery systems
Understand the new requirements under revision 2 of UNECE R100
Electrification - Connectivity - Autonomy
Gear up for safety and success in the automotive & transportation industry.
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Get an overview of the functional safety standard and learn how to achieve compliance.
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