BIS is a member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), which is the global body that is developing reference standards to ensure interoperability and minimize trade barriers for electric vehicles and their components.
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Central Electricity Authority seeks to make technical standards & regulations in the power sector of the country. CEA is primarily responsible for standards related to safety of power grid
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ARAI develops standards for vehicles and its components. These standards are marked as AIS-XXX standards.
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Technical specifications for electric vehicle chargers vary across Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 charging stations across different countries. Table below showcases the mapping of different charger specification in India:
|S. No||Charging Station||Voltage (V)||Power (kW)||Type of Vehicle||Type of compatible charger|
|1||Level 1 (AC)||240||<=3.5 kW||4w ,3w,2w||Type 1, Bharat AC-001|
|2||Level 1 (DC)||>=48||<=15 kW||4w,3w,2w||Bharat DC-001|
|3||Level 2 (AC)||380-400||<=22 kW||4w,3w,2w||Type 1, Type 2, GB/T ,Bharat AC-001|
|4||Level 3 (AC)||200-1000||22 to 4.3 kW||4w||Type 2|
|5||Level 3 (DC)||200-1000||Up to 400 kW||4w||Type 2, CHAdeMO,CCS1,CCS2|
The Ministry of Power has issued the revised consolidated guidelines & standards for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on 14th January 2022. The objective of the promulgation is to enable a faster adoption of electric vehicles in India by ensuring safe, reliable, accessible and affordable EV charging infrastructure and eco-system.
Key Highlights of the Guidelines and Standards