Type 2 charging systems with shutter
Around the world, three different charging systems are standardised for the connection of electric vehicles. These are defined in standard IEC 62196-2 and are not compatible with each other. The requirement from some countries for an enhanced contact ...more
Electric mobility on the Advance: MENNEKES supplies 800 charging points for major project in Oslo
Electric mobility in Europe is picking up speed. Ever since the recommendation from the EU Commission for the charging plug developed by MENNEKES as a common standard for the ...more ...
MENNEKES is new Renault "Z.E. Ready" partner for charging infrastructure: Start with a network of specially qualified electrician companies
Mennekes is now new "Z.E. Ready" partner for Renault in Germany. Only those manufacturers and service companies certified by ...more ...
Chancellor briefed on European charging plug standard
During her visit on 27 May to the international ‘Electric Mobility Going Global’ conference in Berlin, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel was shown the so-called ‘Type 2’ charging couplers for electric vehicles ...more ...
EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger visits Mennekes
On 9th April, the EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger visited Mennekes’ exhibition stand at the Hanover trade fair. The EU Commission, to which Oettinger belongs, recommended the internationally standardised Type 2 charging couplers developed ...more ...
Charging electric vehicles simply and safely – including mode 2
Mennekes, global supplier of industrial plugs and sockets, and developer of the German draft standard for charging couplers for electric vehicles, is introducing, in partnership with Siemens, a new ...more ...