Electric vehicles are gaining popularity and market share. In Q2 2022, EV sales accounted for 5.6% of the total auto market (up from 2.7% in Q2 of 2021). Clean energy and improved performance are driving people to make the switch to electric. Government incentives continue to buttress the future of all things electric. However, many areas or public places are lack of places for charging electric vehicles, so people should install charging piles.
Today ev cables ltd AG will show you the steps of install a EV charging station
A level 2 EV charger uses 240 volts of electricity. This has the benefit of offering faster charging time,but it requires a special installation procedure as a standard wall outlet only provides 120 volts. Appliances like electric dryers or ovens use 240 volts as well, and the installation process is very similar.
Type 2 is standard for European and Asian vehicles from 2018 onwards, it's a triple-phase plug and can charge at a level of up to 43 kW. CCS is a version of type 2 with two additional power contacts.
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Check the eligibility of your home to install an EV charger
It must be checked if the house's electricity system is eligible to install an EV charger. In case it requires to be upgraded,you have to obtain a permit from the local electricity department,just like obtaining permission for the installation of an AC for extra electricityconsumption.The electrician you h9ired for the job would assist you with the details.
Confirm the electrical panel has space
Check and confirm if the electrical panel in your house has enough space to accommodate a circuit breaker for the home EV charger. The electrician you hired for the task would make sure this is done.
Purchase a Level 2 charger
Choosing and purchasing a Level 2 EV charger is crucial and always make sure you buy it from a well-established brand. Several EV companies have been offering home EV chargers that can be installed as well. In such cases, the OEM may help you with all the details.
Install the charger
Install the EV charging station andinspect if things are running properly. The technical safety should beinspected after the installation is done. The electrician would do this for you. How to install an EV charger at home?
Step1:Hire a certified electrician
Step 2:Obtaining permits
Step 3:Confirm the electrical panel has space
Step 4:Purchase a Level 2 charger
The installation of a charging station is not complicated and can bring convenience to your life. After the Type2 charging station is installed, we will consider the length of the charging cable.
Most EV chargers are around 5 metres long, which is an ideal length for charging your EV at home. However, you could face difficulties charging your EV on a sidewalk or at a public charging station. If you charge your EV outside, it’s best to have a long EV cable.
But you should be carefully choose your extend EV cable.
There are two ways to extend your EV charger. The first way is to buy a new, longer charger. Nowadays, you can get EV chargers up to 25 ft long. The second way is to use an extension, which AG can provided you.