EV Champion Training 2: EVSE Power and Utility Considerations  

Education Type: 
Live Online
2 Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
0.3 CEU

The EV Site Assessment Training is a virtual training series hosted by NREL that is designed to provide Fleet Managers and Coordinators with the skills and knowledge to become Subject Matter Experts in Electric Vehicle Implementation. This four-part training serves as an introduction to electric vehicle technology and considerations for EVSE installation. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to select the best EVs for their fleet, as well as plan and install the necessary EVSE to serve the needs of these new vehicles. This webinar will focus on EVSE power requirements and electric utility infrastructure.

This is a four-part training. Please see the dates below:


Leidy Boyce, Research Engineer, National Renewable Energy Lab  

Leidy Boyce joined NREL in 2020 and works in vehicle technology integration office, she works closely with fleet vehicle data helping fleets implement electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment to achieve fleet electrification goals. Prior to joining NREL, Leidy worked as a geoscientist in the oil and gas industry, evaluating oil and gas reserves from electrical, acoustic, and nuclear logging tools, supported field engineering operations, and assisted clients on establishing field development strategies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment;
    • AC vs DC;
    • Industry Standards (SAE J1772 vs CHAdeMO);
    • Installation Requirements;
  • Apply Power Calculations;
    • Voltage, Amps, and Kilowatts;
    • Charging Speeds;
    • National Electrical Code Requirements;
  • Recognize Utility Service Structure;
    • Overview of electricity distribution; and
    • Review of key equipment


Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: