The electric vehicle industry around the world is expanding rapidly. People are turning to vehicle options that put luxury and sustainability hand in hand. Currently, there are over 5.6 million electric vehicles worldwide! 

This popularity shift is great, but it can make you wonder: How is everyone charging up?

And the answer is at electric vehicle charging stations. Rather than having to charge up at home after every journey, drivers are looking for commercial charging stations. This way they can charge their car while away from home.

Why is Commercial EV Charging Station Installation Important?

The need for commercial EV charging stations is greater now than ever. With convenient charging station locations, drivers waste less time and energy searching for places to recharge.

Installing EV charging stations at your business automatically attracts drivers who need to recharge quickly while out and about. This also emphasizes an environmentally friendly brand image for your company. So it’s a win-win– customers visit your business and recharge their EV while they’re at it.

Types of commercial EV chargers

There are 3 types of commercial EV chargers:

  • Level 1– Level 1 EV chargers come with every electric vehicle upon purchase. So, they require no special installation or electrical contracting. Operating from 110 to 120 volts, you can plug this charger into a standard wall outlet at any location. However, this simplicity also means it will take 10 to 20 hours to fully charge an electric vehicle. And who actually has the time for that?
  • Level 2– Considered the most practical, Level 2 EV chargers can fully charge an electric vehicle in just 3–5 hours. Like basic home appliances, Level 2 chargers utilize 240 volts of energy, like basic home appliances. They are also most safely installed by a professional electrical contractor. Consider this EV charging station your car’s most practical work or home appliance!
  • Level 3– Level 3 EV chargers are the most powerful and efficient option. They are also known as Direct Current Fast Charging or DCFC chargers. This means they can fully charge vehicles in just half an hour. Level 3 chargers are primarily used in industrial and commercial spaces. This is due to their extensive installation costs and reliance on specialized electric infrastructure. However, the lasting ease is worth the hassle. 

What was Done by Phazer Electric for Royal Chevrolet

We were fortunate to have partnered with Royal Chevrolet Cadillac in preparation for their new line of electric vehicles. Coming in 2023 & beyond, this includes the all-new Cadillac Lyriq, Silverado, Equinox, Blazer, and Hummer. Over the course of 10 months of construction, our team installed brand-new electric charging stations including an upgraded service infrastructure to support the new chargers. We kept our promise to keep the project within the proposed project budget and timeline creating efficiencies along the way. The dealer is now ready to keep their promise to GM for the anticipated arrival of the new EV vehicle lineup.

Why Phazer Electric Chose Chargepoint as a Partner

Chargepoint has major public charging networks all over Canada. But they also provide Level 2 charging solutions for private businesses. You can find their chargers at over 771 locations across all 10 provinces in Canada. Their partnerships with Volvo and Switchback make them a prominent player in the electric charging industry. 

Our team at Phazer respects Chargepoint’s operations and commitment to electric vehicle accessibility. We efficiently work to install vast numbers of electric vehicle chargers at commercial locations.

Need to Install EV Charging Station?

If you are looking for a reliable commercial electrical services provider, contact Phazer Electric today to receive a free quote within 24 hours. Let’s get to work!

By Published On: October 28th, 2022Categories: Projects0 Comments

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