Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

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electric vehicle charging station installation in Vancouver WA ridgefield longview kelso kalama camas washington by GreenLight SolarCharging stations for privately owned electrical vehicles has changed over the years. The public today has more electric car choices to choose from than ever before. Each type of electrical vehicles has a different charging requirement to keep it running on the road.

There are three main types of electric drive vehicles.

  • The all-electric vehicle (EV)
  • The hybrid electric vehicle (HEV)
  • The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV)

They all use electricity as their primary fuel or to increase the efficiency of the vehicle’s design. Knowing what the vehicle’s charging requirements are is the first step in selecting an electrical charging station.

Install a Car Charging Station for Your Home

The original home electric car charging stations used are usually from the dealer but today drivers want stronger charging stations for the security of knowing they won’t get stranded on the road. The more reliable chargers require a higher electrical capacity.

Several questions need to answered before calling the electric vehicle charging station installation team:

  1. What is the size and type of EV is being driven?
  2. Where will home electric car charging stations be located?
  3. Will the vehicle be charged in the garage or outside of the garage?
  4. What length will the EV cord need to be? The length of the cord range from 12-25 feet.
  5. How far will the vehicle be driven? This will determine the size of the charging unit.

The home electric car charging stations provide an anchor point for the building’s electrical connection and the charging cord. These newer charging stations control the electrical current to prevent overheating of the car’s batteries. It will shut down the system if there is a power surge, electrical short or software malfunction. This feature helps in the prevention of a garage or car fire due to overheating of the system.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Station Installation in Vancouver WA

For the installation of home electric car charging stations, a few items need to be addressed before the installation can take place. The process of installing a charging station usually requires reconfiguration of the home’s electrical system. This may change the home’s electrical utility rates. An experienced electric vehicle charging station installation team will know what government permits that will be necessary for the installation.

Depending on the size of the vehicle’s battery, the installers will know the most reliable charging station required for that vehicle’s battery. If the homeowner is not accustomed to working with electricity hiring a qualified electric vehicle charging station installation team is essential for their safety. They will install the best energy efficient home electrical car charging stations to meet the requirements to keep the family electrical vehicle running on the road.

 

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