UL - SUBJECT 2594
OUTLINE OF INVESTIGATION FOR Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment
|Publication Date:||5 November 2009|
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.
With reference to 1.1, the products covered by this outline include EV cord sets and EV charging stations. EV cord sets may be designated as portable cord sets or stationary cord sets and may be designated for indoor or outdoor use. EV charging stations may be designated as either movable or permanent charging stations and may be designated for indoor or outdoor use.
The products covered by this outline are intended for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70.
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.
With reference to 1.2, this outline does not cover electric vehicle charging units. These products provide an output that is delivered directly to charge an on-board battery pack. These products are covered by the Standard for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging System Equipment, UL 2202.
This outline does not cover electric vehicle connectors, which are covered by the Standard for Plugs, Receptacles, and Couplers for Electric Vehicles, UL 2251.