NFPA Journal explains how codes and standards are safeguarding the burgeoning electric vehicle market

Blog Post created by freddurso Employee on Jan 30, 2012

electric vehiclesAs electric vehicles continue to become a viable consumer choice, NFPA will continue to do its part to ensure the safe implementation and operation of this burgeoning technology.

As columnist Jeff Sargent explains in the January/February issue of NFPA Journal®, NFPA 70® , National Electric Code®, has addressed electric vehicles since the 1990s. Further provisions to the code, states Sargent, "exemplifies NFPA's commitment to making sure the NEC keeps pace with the EV revolution and, most importantly, that the consumer infterface is free from electrical hazards--the mission of the NEC. 

Read the full column in the latest issue of NFPA Journal. And watch the following clip highlighting the 2012 edition of the NEC:


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