By Rick Richardson
The electric vehicle (EV) market’s demand for ultrafast charging has never been higher, as automotive batteries aim to replicate the convenience of filling up a tank at a gas station in minutes.
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According to the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), more than 80 percent of EV charging takes place at the driver’s residence via basic wall outlets (100V/120V) or dryer outlets (220/240V). This makes sense as residential charging is convenient and inexpensive.