AC to DC: Charting charging equipment choices with ChargePoint

AC to DC: Charting charging equipment choices with ChargePoint

Charging infrastructure equipment choices are complicated. There’s AC charging, there’s DC charging and a host of other options depending on your electric vehicle charging strategy. Rich Mohr, global vice president, fleet solutions at ChargePoint, did a great job explaining the options for a recent story, but when it comes to trucking equipment, part of understanding it is being able to see it in person, run your hand across it and get a feel for the product. So when ACT Expo rolled around, I knew that Mohr was definitely someone I wanted to track down to show me the charging equipment choices.

I caught up with Mohr at the ChargePoint booth at last month’s ACT Expo and got a look at AC charging solutions and applications, scalable DC charging stations and came away with a much better understanding. Now you can do the same! Watch the video above.

Charging choices deep dive

The aforementioned story:

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