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Standard for Installing and Maintaining Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)

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Description / Abstract:

This standard describes the procedures for installing and maintaining AC Level 1, AC Level 2 and fast charging DC (initially known in the industry as AC Level 3 and currently known in the industry as DC Level 2) Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE).

Products and Applications Included

This standard covers Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) that complies with applicable local, state and federal regulations, codes and standards for AC Level 1, AC Level 2 and fast charging DC (DC Level 2) EVSE intended for transferring energy between premises wiring systems and electric vehicles (EVs).

Products and Applications Excluded

This standard does not apply to other than Code compliant AC Level 1, AC Level 2 and fast charging DC (DC Level 2) EVSE, as well as to off-road, selfpropelled electric vehicles, such as industrial trucks, hoists, lifts, transports, golf carts, airline ground support equipment, tractors, boats, and the like.

Regulatory and Other Requirements

a) All information in this publication is intended to conform to the National Electrical Code®

(ANSI/NFPA Standard 70). Installers should always follow the NEC®, applicable state and local codes, and manufacturer's instructions when installing and maintaining Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE).

b) Only qualified persons as defined in the NEC® familiar with the construction and operation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) should perform the technical work described in this publication. Administrative functions and other non-technical tasks can be performed under the supervision of a qualified person. All work should be performed in accordance with NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, in addition to applicable OSHA regulations.

c) General requirements for installing electrical products and systems are described in NECA 1-2010, Standard Practices for Good Workmanship in Electrical Construction (ANSI). Other National Electrical Installation Standards provide additional guidance for installing particular types of electrical products and systems. A complete list of NEIS is provided in Annex C.