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, ...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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