This article describes the current systems for wireless electrical vehicles charging available for use and ideas how to improve efficiency of them, differences between active and passive (static) contactless charging and also institutions and companies which work on development this kind of technology.


wireless charging; electrical vehicles; contactless charging; active charging; EVSE

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Published : 2018-09-25

Dobrzański, D. (2018). OVERVIEW OF CURRENTLY USED WIRELESS ELECTRICAL VEHICLE CHARGING SOLUTIONS. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 8(3), 47-50. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0012.5284

Damian Dobrzański  damian.dobrzanski@pollub.edu.pl
Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Electrical Machines and Drives  Poland