EV Chargers

EV charger installation Los Angeles

Suncoast Energy offers complete EV charger infrastructure experience. As a professional EV charger installer we ensure your business or home remains safe and charger ready at all times.

If you are looking into EV charging station installation for your business or home, it is a good idea to choose a company with experience along with workmanship.

Level 2 EV charger Installation

When deciding to start your EV charger installation project, first you must assess your electrical system. Ensuring that you electrical panels and wiring can hold an added load is very important.

Most EV’s come with a standard 120volt charger. These chargers work when plugged into a normal household electrical outlet. There is one drawback with a Level 1 charger. It can take up to 12 hours to fully charge some vehicles using 120 Volt standard house power. Rarely do EV owners use the level 1 charger that comes stock with the vehicle. ultimately, they end up looking for the next best solution.

Level 2 EV charger residential Installation

When you install level 2 charger at business or home, you are provided the convenience of a safer, faster electric car power boost. Most level 2 charger installation station is mounted on the wall of your garage or an outside wall near where the EV car or cars will be parked.

A charger cord comes from the Level 2 charger and is equipped with a J1772 connector. Once plugged in the charger delivers AC power to the vehicle which is then transformed into DC power.

Level 2 Chargers run at 240 volts and consume between 30-80 amps. This kind of amperage requires an electrical assessment to see if your electrical panel can support the added amperage.

Level 2 EV charger residential Installation cost

There are a few simple steps for the installation of charging equipment at domestic levels. First, the process starts with a consultation with the automobile dealer for your vehicle. Second, contact local utility the check on any installation requirements. Lastly, contact a local electrician for a detailed estimate.

In California the typical cost for a level 2 charger is $1500. This cost can vary based on a number of factors including the age of home, the installed electrical capacity, and the existing electrical load. Ultimately, these are some factors that determine the installation costs and can vary from one locality to another and for one house to the other.

What is Level 3 DC fast charging?

DC fast charging, which is also commonly known as super charging, it is equipped with level 3 CHAdeMO technology. This level 3 technology allows vehicles to be charged as fast as 30-45 minutes.

The fast-charging capability is not included in all the electric vehicles as their standard feature. Before charging a vehicle at any fast-charging station it is necessary to confirm the type of connector in order to make sure that it is compatible with the particular vehicle. Different electric vehicles use different charging standards.

This is one of the main reasons for fast-charging capability. These days, level 3 chargers are able to transfer 80% electric power to the battery in just 30 minutes.

Electric vehicles are equipped with onboard chargers. These chargers are responsible for converting alternating current to direct current to make it suitable for charging the onboard electric battery.

EV charger commercial installation cost

The commercial installation costs of A Level 2 Chargers can vary from site to site. A basic commercial installation can cost approximately $2000. On the other hand, A super charger can cost upward to $10,000-$50,000.

From design the project to installation, We can help. We have experience in various EV charging station installation projects and we can help you through the process. Feel free to contact us with any question, even if you are just planning, we can help.

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