EV charging infrastructure

Build fast, efficient EV charging solutions with leading high-voltage power, current and voltage sensing and connectivity products and designs

EV charging needs to be quick, affordable, safe and reliable. Providing a flexible infrastructure to generate, store, transmit and distribute the additional power is crucial for the electrification journey. Whether improving performance, convenience or accessibility, our semiconductor technology will be a key part of the charging infrastructure that will power the electrification transformation.

Why choose TI for your EV charging design?

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Increase power density

Drive down size/cost and increase power efficiency in DC charging stations and wallboxes with our leading high power technology and real-time microcontrollers.

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Accurate sensing solutions

Get current and voltage sensing devices that help meet energy measurement and safety requirements to improve customer experience.

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Find flexibility in connecting

Our product portfolio provides all of the connectivity standards (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, Wi-SUN, wired Ethernet) and protocols (OCPP, ISO15118).

Engineering faster, more efficient charging systems

Choose from several products, including GaN FETs, real-time microcontrollers, gate drivers for SiC,  IGBTs and isolated power bias supplies.

  • Increase power density over IGBT (insulated gate bipolar transistor)-based solutions and significantly reduce the size of DC wall boxes with our GaN technology.
  • For >50-kW DC charging stations, our isolated gate drivers and isolated power bias supplies enable adoption of SiC FETs and can support 1.5-kV working voltages.
  • Our reference designs feature Wolfspeed, a global leader for SiC metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFET). Wolfspeed’s SiC products offer the industry’s lowest on-state resistances as well as low switching losses, enabling high power density and efficiency.
White paper
Addressing High-Volt Design Challenges w/ Reliable and Affordable Isolation Tech (Rev. C)
This paper provides an overview of galvanic isolation, explains common isolation methods for high-voltage systems, and how our isolation products can help you meet isolation needs reliably while reducing solution size and cost.
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Blog
How silicon carbide maximizes efficiency in renewable systems
This article provides insight into how SiC is helping energy system designers achieve a balance among efficiency, density, cost and reliability.
Technical article
Increasing power density with an integrated GaN solution
Integrated GaN solutions simplify many of your device-level challenges so that you can focus on the wider system. Read more to find out how.
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Featured products for high-voltage power conversion
UCC14240-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive, 2.0-W, 24-Vin, 25-Vout high-density > 3-kVRMS isolated DC/DC module
LMG3425R030 ACTIVE 600-V 30-mΩ GaN FET with integrated driver, protection, temperature reporting and ideal diode mode
TMS320F280039C ACTIVE C2000™ 32-bit MCU 120-MHz 384-KB flash, FPU, TMU with CLA, CLB, AES and CAN-FD

Find flexibility in connecting with a product portfolio that provides connectivity standards (Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, Wi-SUN, wired Ethernet) and protocols (OCPP, ISO15118).

  • Enable vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and vehicle-to-home (V2H) with access to connectivity standards and protocols, including OCPP and ISO15118.
  • AM625x ARM Cortex A53 processor with built-in HSM (Hardware Security Module) to support secure communication for Plug and Charge.
  •  Linux based eco system for easy integration of 3rd party stacks and low power operation.
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Why interoperability matters to an evolving EV charging market
Dive deeper into EV charging protocols and how system designers can meet standards for interoperability.
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Build a smart EV charging station with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) communication
Take charge of your smart EV charging station design with TI’s new low-power AM62x processors, featuring Arm®-based edge AI technology and robust connectivity options for fast, flexible and secure data transfer. 
Featured products for Edge processing and connectivity
AM625 ACTIVE Human-machine-interaction SoC with Arm® Cortex®-A53-based edge AI and full-HD dual display
NEW CC3301 ACTIVE SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth® Low Energy companion IC
CC1312R ACTIVE SimpleLink™ 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F Sub-1 GHz wireless MCU with 352kB Flash

Our current and voltage sensing technology, leads the industry in performance, with accurate DC and AC performance for both isolated and non-isolated measurement.

  • Isolated and non-isolated amplifiers and modulators for shunt based current sensing with high noise immunity and low radiated emissions for more reliable data transfer across voltage domains.
  • RCD and insulation monitoring reference designs to speed up time to market and integration.
  • Achieve revenue-grade AC and DC e-metering with our high-accuracy current and voltage sensing analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), and enable powerful insights for convenience, energy savings and grid stability.
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How precision ADCs enable highly accurate metering systems in EV chargers
Explore how precision ADCs accurately monitor the energy needed to charge a vehicle, helping make EV charging more efficient and convenient. 
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Simplifying high-voltage sensing with Hall-effect current sensors
Read about recent innovations that make it possible to use Hall-effect current sensors in high-voltage applications.
Technical article
Delivering accurate current sensing for safer solar energy systems and EV chargers
Read how isolated Hall-based and shunt-based current sensing enables safe and accurate measurement of current in EV charging and solar energy systems.
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Featured products for current and voltage sensing
AMC3302 ACTIVE ±50-mV input, precision current sensing reinforced isolated amplifier with integrated DC/DC
AMC1306M05 ACTIVE ±50-mV input, precision current sensing reinforced isolated modulator
ADS131M08 ACTIVE 24-bit, 32-kSPS, 8-channel, simultaneous-sampling, delta-sigma ADC

Design & development resources

Reference design
Bi-directional, dual active bridge reference design for level 3 electric vehicle charging stations
This reference design provides an overview on the implementation of a single-phase dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. DAB topology offers advantages like soft-switching commutations, a decreased number of devices and high efficiency. The design is beneficial where power density, cost, (...)
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10-kW, bidirectional three-phase three-level (T-type) inverter and PFC reference design
This verified reference design provides an overview on how to implement a three-level three-phase SiC based DC:AC T-type inverter stage. Higher switching frequency of 50KHz reduces the size of magnetics for the filter design and enables higher power density. The use of SiC MOSFETs with switching (...)
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AC level 2 charger platform reference design
Electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) facilitates power delivery to electric vehicles safely from the grid. An EVSE control system consists of an auxiliary power stage, an off-board AC/DC high power stage (only in DC charging stations), energy metering unit, AC and DC residual current (...)

Reference designs related to EV charging infrastructure

Use our reference design selection tool to find designs that best match your application and parameters.

Technical resources

White paper
White paper
Taking charge of electric vehicles – both in the vehicle and on the grid (Rev. A)
As more EVs and HEVs hit the road around the world, automotive system developers will need to improve efficiency and lower battery charging times in these vehicles, all without adding too much weight. Read more to find out how. 
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Misconceptions about EV charging
The electric vehicle (EV) charging industry is growing fast, given commitments from car manufacturers worldwide to sell only EVs in the future, and assistance from governments to build fast, reliable charging networks.
Application note
Application note
Design Considerations for Current Sensing in DC EV Charging Applications
This application report looks into design considerations for current sensing in EV charging applications, especially with a focus on the gain error, offset, bandwidth, and latency concerning system performance.
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