28 Jun '17, 2pm

The low-cost electric car charging station that every employer should have

The low-cost electric car charging station that every employer should have

It's a common misconception, but EVs don't need expensive charging stations to get a charge. As Lloyd wrote yesterday, electric cars could help "kill the duck" if more people charged at times of low demand and/or high supply. In solar-heavy regions, that means utilities are very motivated to get people to charge during the day at work. Yet employers are often intimidated by the idea of installing expensive electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, especially if they aren't sure how many people would actually use it. Luckily, there's a cheaper option to get folks started. Contrary to popular misconceptions, electric cars don't actually need fancy chargers to get a charge. In fact, all of them come with a cord that can plug into a regular wall outlet—charging up the battery, even at the measly 120v we usually have access to here in the United States. So why not install ...

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