Frequently Asked Questions

1. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CHARGE MY EV (ELECTRIC VEHICLE)?

Level 1 Charging

  • This is a regular 120 Volt outlet
  • 2 to 5 miles of range per hour of charging

Level 2 Charging

  • Chargers are plugged into a 240 Volt or 208 Volt
  • 10 to 30 miles of range per hour of charging

Level 3 Charging

  • Chargers are plugged into a 480 Volt, but some of our DC Fast Chargers can be plugged into a 240 Volt
  • 50 or more miles of range per 20 minutes of charging

4. WHAT IS RANGE ANXIETY?

This is the anxiety you get when you are running out of range and there isn’t a charger around for you to get a charge. Click here to read an interesting Washington Post article about range anxiety.

5. CAN ANYONE DRIVE AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE OR IS ONLY GOOD FOR COMMUTING TO WORK?

6. WHO MAKES ELECTRIC VEHICLES?

  • The major automobile manufacturers are making Electric Vehicles and are increasing their EV lineup. There are also new companies emerging that are developing and manufacturing EVs.

8. WHY ARE MORE AND MORE COMPANIES INSTALLING EV CHARGING STATIONS AT THE WORKPLACE?

  • They’re doing this to attract and retain great talent. EV charges help to create a brand for the company as a green leader. Also, employees can get to work faster by taking advantage of the HOV lanes.

9. WHAT ARE THE GENERAL COSTS FOR A BUSINESS TO ADD CHARGERS? WHAT’S THE ADVANTAGE?

  • The costs can vary depending on the type of charger they install, and whether or not they decide to charge their employees to use the chargers.

10. WHAT PREPARATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR INSTALLING AN EV CHARGING STATION AT MY HOME?

11. WHO BENEFITS FROM A NATIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION NETWORK?

13. WHAT ARE OTHER COUNTRIES DOING REGARDING THEIR ELECTRIC CAR INFRASTRUCTURE?