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Webinar: Reliability Strategies for Electric Vehicle Charging

May 23, 2024

Presentation slides

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office) hosted a webinar on recent updates from the National Charging Experience Consortium (ChargeX Consortium) on May 23, 2024. Consortium leaders presented the latest findings from recent publications, including best practices for payment systems and recommendations for minimum required error codes. Experts from the Joint Office covered cutting-edge topics and key concepts in electric-vehicle (EV) charging, including interoperability, planning resources, and new trends in the industry.

Panelists included:

  • Alex Schroeder, Joint Office 

  • Jacob Matthews, Standards & Reliability, Joint Office

  • John Smart, INL

  • Ken Tennyson, Electrify America

  • Cuong Nguyen, ABB

Key Takeaways

  • ChargeX is working to simplify the charging experience by defining and testing reliability standards.

  • The Joint Office is working to equip states and ecosystem players with an open-source reference software implementation to meet the NEVI minimum standards.

  • ChargeX is working to improve payment systems and safety at charging stations across the nation.

  • Using common error codes across charging systems will help make charging more reliable.