The Truth About Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging

As workplace EV charging stations become an increasingly popular amenity to offer, see how your organization can benefit from providing charging solutions to your employees or customers.

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How to Charge Your Electric Car At Home Without A Garage

The gold standard to knowing if you can have a charging station for your electric car without a garage is whether your charger has a NEMA 4 rating. Formed nearly a century ago, NEMA (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association) sets standards for companies producing electrical products, equipment and wiring.

How to Install Your Own Level 2 EV Charging Station at Home

One of the best ways to not be tethered to or reliant on public charging solutions is to install a Level 2 aftermarket EV charging station at home. Thankfully, learning how to install an EV charging station and actually doing it is often simpler than many people think.

How Does the Electric Car Tax Credit Work?

The federal tax credit is available to those who purchase new EVs or plug-in hybrids vehicles (PHEV) only. Regular hybrid vehicles are excluded. Criteria to meet eligibility includes purchased automobiles must weigh less than 14,000 pounds, have a battery larger than 5 kWh and can be charged externally.

How to File Your Electric Vehicle Tax Incentive

Depending on the type of electric vehicle (EV) you purchased, and the state, federal district or province you bought it in, you may be eligible for tax incentives. In the United States, the federal government offers a nonrefundable tax credit of up to $7,500 on certain EV and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV).

The Economics of Installing an EV Charging Station at Home

To keep your EV powered, and not rely on paying for charging when out in public, the economics of having an EV charging station at home suggest it’s necessary to charge at home as much as possible to provide savings and convenience.

The Carbon Footprint of Electric Cars vs. Gas Cars

It’s clear that when it comes to electric cars versus gas cars, the carbon footprint of electric cars is already lesser than standard vehicles with internal combustion engines, and this trend will continue improving for electric cars.

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