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Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

2594

1 Scope

1.1 This outline covers electric vehicle (EV) supply equipment, rated a maximum of 250 V ac, with a frequency of 60 Hz, and intended to provide power to an electric vehicle with an on-board charging unit. This outline covers electric vehicle supply equipment intended for use where ventilation is not required.

1.2 With reference to 1.1, the products covered by this outline include:

a)    Portable EV Cord Sets - Rated 125 Vac maximum, 20 A maximum, cord connected, intended for indoor and outdoor use;

b)    Stationary EV Cord Sets - Rated 125 Vac maximum, 20 A maximum, cord connected, intended for indoor and outdoor use;

c)    Stationary EV Cord Sets - Rated more than 125 Vac, cord connected, intended for indoor use only;

d)    Movable EV Charge Stations - Rated 125 Vac maximum, cord connected, intended for indoor or outdoor use;

e)    Movable EV Charge Stations - Rated more than 125 Vac, cord connected, intended for indoor use only;

f)    Permanent EV Charge Station - Rated 250 Vac maximum, permanently connected, intended for indoor or outdoor use; or

g)    Permanent EV Power Outlet - Rated 250 Vac maximum, permanently connected, intended for indoor or outdoor use.

EV Power Outlets in item (g) are intended to provide a receptacle where one did not previously exist and are intended to be connected to the vehicle by use of an EV Cord Set from item (a). Therefore, the output of the EV Power Outlet should not exceed 125 Vac, 20 A maximum.

1.3 The products covered by this outline are intended for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70.

1.4 This outline does not cover cord sets or power supply cords for applications other than EV charging cord sets. Cord sets and power supply cords are covered by the Standard for Cord Sets and Power Supply Cords, UL 817. EV Cables are covered by the Standard for Flexible Cords and Cables, UL 62, and the Reference Standard for Electrical Wires, Cables, and Flexible Cords, UL 1581.

1.5 With reference to 1.2, this outline does not cover electric vehicle charging units. EV Charging Units are covered by the Standard for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging System Equipment, UL 2202.

1.6 This outline does not cover electric vehicle connectors, which are covered by the Standard for Plugs, Receptacles, and Couplers for Electric Vehicles, UL 2251.

1.7 This outline does not cover regular use power outlets, which are covered by the Standard for Power Outlets, UL 231.


Subject 2594 references these Standards: 20 * 50 * 50E * 62 * 83 * 94 * 101 * 157 * 224 * 231 * 248-1 * 248-4 * 248-5 * 248-6 * 248-8 * 248-9 * 248-11 * 248-12 * 248-14 * 248-15 * 310 * 355 * 486A-486B * 486E * 498 * 506 * 508 * 510 * 514A * 514B * 635 * 723 * 746A * 746B * 746C * 796 * 810 * 817 * 840 * 969 * 991 * 1077 * 1203 * 1283 * 1310 * 1411 * 1414 * 1439 * 1561 * 1598 * 1998 * 2202 * 2231-1 * 2231-2 * 2251 * 2735 * 2744 * 4248-1 * 4248-4 * 4248-5 * 4248-6 * 4248-8 * 4248-9 * 4248-11 * 4248-12 * 4248-15 * 5085-1 * 5085-3 * 60691 * 61010-1/ISA82.02.01 * .

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