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Slow Charging – Level 1

3 kW to 6 kW are slow charging they use one of the 5 types of connector shown below. The charger may either be tethered or un-tethered.

Fast Charging – Level 2

7 kW to 22 kW uses one of the 3 types below, with the Type 2 being the most common followed by Type 1, and rarely seen is the Commando connector.

Rapid charging – Level 3

50 kW DC fast charging, uses one of the 3 types below with the Tesla Type 2 being 150+kW. All rapid DC charging is done by a tethered connection i.e. connected to the charger and not the cable you would carry with you.