2020 Galleries

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Galleries // 2020 Spark:CleanTech // BoostCharger


Winner - Platinum

Competition: Spark:CleanTech
Designer: Jochen Backs - Principal Industrial Designer
Design Type: Energy
Company / Organization / School: FreeWire Technologies
Website: http://www.studiobacks.com
Team Members: Jochen Backs

The FreeWire Boost Charger is a powerful battery-integrated DC charger for EVs. Easily connecting to existing electrical infrastructure, it can be set up without costly construction or permitting. With 160 kWh of battery capacity and 120 kW output, the Boost Charger is ready for current and next generation electric vehicles. Recharging with up to 22 kW from the grid, the Boost Charger enables ultrafast charging using the same infrastructure as L2 chargers and up to 40% lower cost of installation versus comparable fast chargers. Deliver high-quality power while significantly reducing costly demand charges utilizing the Boost Charger’s integrated energy storage.