What are the input circuit requirements for an EV Charging Station?


28 March 2023

What are the feeder circuit requirements for an EV Charging station?

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The EVlink series of Level 2 charging station require a 40A, non-GFI type breaker for each charging outlet.  #8 wire is required (L1, L2, and GND).  For dual outlet charging stations, two 40A non-GFI breakers will be required (one for each charging outlet).  A neutral connection is not required for EVlink stations.
A 40A circuit breaker is required as the continuous output current from the charging station can be as high as 30A. 
The wiring diagram for a single outlet charging station is shown in the figure below.
EVlink Basic Wiring Diagram