Calif. Energy Commission approves energy efficiency rules for battery charger systems; automotive chargers exempted
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 13, 2012
The rules explicitly exclude devices used to charge a motor vehicle that is powered by an electric motor drawing current from rechargeable storage batteries, fuel cells, or other portable sources of electrical current, and which may include a nonelectrical source of power designed to charge batteries and components. This exception does not apply to autoettes, electric personal assistive mobility devices, golf carts, or low speed vehicles.