Whether you are an employer, own a multifamily property, or lead a community, there is a growing interest in offering electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to the growing population of EV drivers. When EV owners leave their home charging stations, they rely on a second electric-charging source to maintain power. We are here to guide you through the steps of offering EV charging on your property.
Prior to selecting charging equipment and installation solutions, you may want to consider your organization’s policies, such as collecting payment for the investment you’re making or who will have access to the charging equipment.
|Level 1 Charger||Level 2 Charger||Level 3 Charger|
|This charger has a 120-volt cord that plugs into the wall.||This charger requires a 208/240-volt service.||This is charger is typically used for public charging.|
|It can provide around 40 miles of range after charging overnight.1||It can provide 30-80 miles of range for every hour of charging.1||It can provide up to 40 miles of range for every 10 minutes of charging.1|
|This charger may not require an electrician.||An electrician is required to set up electrical wiring for a new outlet or breaker and a service panel upgrade if necessary.||It typically requires 480-volt service.|
1 Range depends on vehicle, speed, cargo weight, and other factors.
The equipment and level you choose will depend on many factors: whether you want to provide free or fee based charging, the location of your chargers, and more. Consult an EV charging equipment provider for help purchasing the best charging equipment and charging level for your needs.
Contact an electrician who can help with the installation process.
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