Tesla plans to upgrade his superchargers on an output of 300 kilowatts. But that would still be too little for your own e-truck Semi. A supplier is now prospecting a wireless charging solution. In the video you will learn everything about how to currently load your e-car.
If it goes to Tesla boss Elon Musk, the current superchargers should be upgraded to 300 kilowatts of charging at a time that has not yet been specified. But even 300 kilowatts will not be sufficient for the Semi Tesla truck, which is already being planned. Therefore, Tesla announced at the end of 2017 to set up its own network of megacha for the Semi, reports Teslamag. Here the charging via cable and connector with at least 1.000 kilowatts performance (1 megawatts) according to reports and is making progress for an early launch.
Wave Wirelessly load with megawatt power: Tesla plans extreme solution for electric cars and trucks
1 megawatts are possible
Now a supplier has developed a wireless solution in the USA. Wireless Charging Solutions (Wave), which have been part of the IDEANOMICS group since the beginning of the year, produces inductive charging stations for commercial vehicles. The company based in the US state of Utah is used by several electric bus companies and can currently load inductively with up to 250 kilowatts. The performance thus corresponds to the chilled cable of Tesla superchargers. However, Wave published a document last week that shows that an improvement in the charging capacity to 500 kilowatts or. 1 megawatts works.
According to unconfirmed sources, research to increase the charging power is carried out on behalf of the US Ministry of Energy. The document published on Twitter is an extract of tender documents for loading e-trucks in port traffic. The Tesla Semi with its high demands on the charging capacity is expressly mentioned.
Technology has not yet been able to prevail in cars
According to Wave, the wireless inductive charging with magnetic fields is a ripe and proven technology that already enables 250 kilowatt charging power. The distance between the transmitter and receiver coil is up to 25 centimeters. With electric cars, the non-contact loading process has so far not been able to prevail, although it would be technically possible and is also comfortable. However, one should not forget that for the transport area with fixed envelope and stopping spaces, the additional effort for the costs of installing induction technology would be more worthwhile than in the private sector. In this way, the batteries could be automatically loaded during service time during service life. For the private sector there are already some ideas from comfort offers for the customers of drive-in restaurants or short-term parking spaces in retail.
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This article was written by Christian Lutz
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