Impact Assessment Study Concerning the Charging of Electric Vehicles REF: 797

The aim of this study was to provide the EC with an assessment of potential options for ensuring interoperability of EV charging, with the main focus being on the choice of unique sockets/connectors for public charging in the EU.  To this end, this study provides an overview of the current situation as regards current public and domestic EV charging infrastructure in the EU and assesses a number of policy options for enabling interoperability of public charging in the EU.