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"Monitor your energy-flow meters, and you’ll notice that on some downhill stretches and when decelerating from high speeds—especially in L mode or with the regen-paddle pulled—that the regenerative braking system is dumping electrons into the battery at a rate of 70 kW. The onboard fast-charger can only muster 60."

Onboard charger is bypassed during L3 charging. But now we know L3 charging should go up to 60kW.
 

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Onboard charger is bypassed during L3 charging. But now we know L3 charging should go up to 60kW.
Seems to make sense. The manual states that it will run on an 80KW CCS. But that 80KW rating will be based on a 500VDC charge voltage at 160A. The Bolt EV might be able to take 160A for the first half of it's SOC. But charge voltages will likely average ~375VDC in the Bolt EV as the nominal pack voltage on the Bolt EV is 344VDC.
 

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Seems to make sense. The manual states that it will run on an 80KW CCS. But that 80KW rating will be based on a 500VDC charge voltage at 160A. The Bolt EV might be able to take 160A for the first half of it's SOC. But charge voltages will likely average ~375VDC in the Bolt EV as the nominal pack voltage on the Bolt EV is 344VDC.
That is similar to what I was inferring from the various comments. I wouldn't think GM would set the cutoff at strange number like 160 A, but I guess they could. When they said 80 kW, I was thinking that it could either mean a 500 V or a 400 V CCS. If it is 400 V, then they capped the current at 200 A, which makes sense to me because it is just shy of the max current the original Model S60 could accept. Also, 200 A with lower voltage (i.e., low SOC) would be pretty close to 60 kW. If they are referring to a 500 V, then it is somewhere in the ballpark of 150 A to 175 A.

Unfortunately, I'm not likely to see > 150 A CCS stations for at least a few more months (probably the ChargePoint Express @ 156 A), so this is all just academic. Also, as I just experienced today, some of the stations advertised as 125 A are still only charging at 100 A.
 

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Also, as I just experienced today, some of the stations advertised as 125 A are still only charging at 100 A.
Do you mean they said 50kW on the charger but only output 100A? Where are you seeing "stations advertised as 125A"?
 
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