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What kinds of resources are available to help with an EV charger project?
1) Federal tax credit of 30% for EVSE up to $30,000
2) Dominion Energy is offering subsidies for DC Fast Chargers.
3) EVgo DC Fast Chargers (they would offer to rent a parking spot from sites). See more info at https://bit.ly/2GvcN9s
4) EVgo level 2 chargers. (Up to 8 level 2 chargers and EVgo pays to rent the parking space). See more info at https://bit.ly/2GvcN9s
5) EVgo DCFC high powered level 2 (25kwh ) donation (EVgo provides equipment, sites would install), See more ...Continue Reading →
Do chargers require any maintenance?
Very little. If installed properly and built in modules, each part can be easily replaced. Charging stations with online connectivity may also incorporate remote diagnostics and repair options.Continue Reading →
How long will charging take?
Charging time depends on both the type of charge used and the vehicle. For completely empty batteries using a common 120-volt outlet (Level 1), an owner can expect a full charge in 8-12 hours. With a 240-volt outlet and a Level 2 charging station, an owner can expect to fully charge a battery in 4-6 hours. A Level 3 “Quick Charge” station can charge a fully depleted battery up to 80% fully charged in less than 30 minutes.
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How much will home charging cost?
Exact costs will depend on your home’s existing wiring. Generally speaking, EV owners who wish to use an existing conventional outlet (Level 1) should expect some expense to place that outlet on a dedicated circuit. This may run several hundred dollars or more depending on your home’s existing electric infrastructure. Owners wanting to install a Level 2 charger should expect to pay $1,500 or more for equipment and installation. Price will depend on the charging station model selected and the ...Continue Reading →