Charging speeds will differ based on your electrical current, the EV’s Range, driving style. For example, if you have a long commute you may benefit from a faster charge. Many EVs can take in 32 amps which will give you around 25 miles per hour of charging. If you are looking for higher mileage, a faster 50-amp charger can give you around 37 miles per hour of charge
Keep in mind when choosing a charger, that the amperage level works with your home’s available electrical capacity and your car. You can check how many amps you have available by checking your electrical panel, look to see if you have any unused circuit breakers. If the panel is full or nearly full you may need to upgrade your electrical service. Talk with us, we can help!
If possible, you will want to place your charger close to the electrical panel. Conduit may need to be run from the charger to your panel and lost of conduit can be expensive. Depending on where you park, you can purchase a charger rated for outdoor use.
The average cost of home EV Chargers rage from $500 to $900 (not including the installation) which is about half of what other drivers will pay for gas in a year. It is likely that you will keep your charger for many years. It is worth protecting your investment by choosing a charger that has a backed warranty and passed safety tests. Choose a charger that will help you not only save money but keep your home and car safe.
(will only work for Teslas) This charger is very suitable for apartments, houses, businesses, and hospitals. It comes with a 24ft charging cable, multiple power settings, weatherproof for outdoor installation, up to 44 miles of range per hour of charging, Energy Star certified, and a 4-year limited warranty. The Wall Connector can power-share to boost your existing electrical capacity, sharing that available power to simultaneously charge multiple cars.
(adapter for Teslas): This charger is great in homes, workplaces, or muti- family home. It comes with a 23ft charging cable, indoor/outdoor installation, up to 37 miles of range per hour of Charging, easy install regardless of your electrical capacity, Energy Star certified, and backed by a 3-year warranty.
Below is a list of local electric utility provider EV Programs