Electric Vehicle Charging - Unit 24: Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) Installations
Unit 24 introduces Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) – otherwise known as wireless vehicle charging. This technology is very new, and standards are being developed. The risks and issues relating to installation of this equipment are discussed, along with the current recommendations of the IET Code of Practice for EV Charging Equipment Installation (Annex F).
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• The current state of WPT technology as applied to electric vehicles
• Standards in development for EV WPT technology
• The BS 7671 requirements that should be applied to EV WPT installations
• The risks that may be associated with WPT EV charging installations
• The recommendations of the IET Code of Practice for EV Charging Equipment Installation for managing the risks associated with WPT EV charging installations
Director and Principal Consultant at G Kenyon Technology Ltd, Graham has established his reputation designing and implementing control and information management systems in the challenging environments presented by world-class construction programmes in the airport and railway industries.
Graham is well versed in standard-setting, as he serves as: Chair of the IET’s Wiring Regulations Policy Committee; a member CIBSE’s Electrical Services Group Committee; an IET representative on JPEL/64 (BS 7671, IET Wiring Regulations), under which he also serves as Deputy Chair of JPEL/64 sub-committee D.
Graham is author of the 3rd Edition of the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, co-author of the IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems, and editor of some of the IET’s forthcoming Wiring Regulations publications: Guidance Note 5 Protection against electric shock (8th Edition); Guidance Note 6 Protection against overcurrent (8th Edition); and Electrical installation design guide (4th Edition).