Clean Cities Works to Eliminate Charging Barriers for Multi-Unit Dwellings

Providing expanded options for home charging of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be important as the market for PEVs continues to grow. Studies have estimated that as much as 90% of PEV charging occurs at residences. Though many organizations are working on charging solutions for single family homes, multi-unit dwellings (MUDs) present some unique challenges including the variety of property styles and architectures, ...

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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 ...

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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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