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Photos: Oak Ridge National Laboratory hopes new wireless tech will speed charge times for electric vehicles

Wireless power transfer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee unveils the world’s first 20-kilowatt wireless charging system for electric vehicles. Here are some images from their work in the space.

In March 2016, the team at ORNL was able to achieve the world’s first 20-kilowatt wireless charging system for electric passenger cars. Here is it being demonstrated with a Toyota SUV.

Image: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.