China Is Developing New GB/T Fast Charging Standard At 900 kW
According to the State Grid Corporation of China’s (SGCC) presentation, cited by the CHAdeMO General Assembly, China is developing a new version of GB/T fast charging standard.
The envisioned spec indicates power output beyond anything we’ve seen thus far – 900 kW at 1,500 V and 600 A!
Currently, GB/T was offering only 237.5 kW at 950 V and 250 A so this will be nearly four times more capable in terms of output. Power will be more than twice as high as the new 400 kW CHAdeMO and 350 kW CCS Combo specs too.
The new GB/T standard will be released in 2019-2020.
We should point out that this standard only exists in China, but once again it seems as though this nation is at the forefront of electric vehicles, both in regards to sales and now for charging technology too. This forward-thinking approach is sure to keep China in the #1 spot.