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Safe And Precise EV Charger Installation

Everywhere you look, you will see an electric vehicle. There are more reasons than ever to buy or lease one, including the fact that they are environmentally friendly, offer a variety of rebates and incentives, and can help you save money on fuel and maintenance.

However, once you have your electric vehicle, how do you go about charging it? While there are some options available, such as local malls or designated stations, nothing beats the convenience of your own home. That’s where we come in!

Founded by Paxton Electric, Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions can install your very own EV Charging Station. Whether you need one for your home, or for your commercial business, you can call on Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions to help. We are Qmerit-certified and eager to provide you with the best service possible. Contact us today at (507) 316-6044 to learn more about how we can assist you.

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How Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions Can Help You

We can safely install your EV charging station at your residence, providing you the convenience of having your very own station at your home.
Bring in more customers by having an EV charging station at your business! Our team is well-equipped to help commercial businesses of all sizes with an EV charger installation.
We can install EV charging stations for a wide variety of makes and models, including Tesla, Chevrolet, Ford, and Nissan.

Types Of Electric Vehicles Supported By Our Charging Stations

Rochester, MN EV Charger Installation

With so many automakers switching to electric vehicles, our list is growing by the day. You can rest assured, however, that we service the following electric vehicle manufacturers:

Levels Of EV Charging

We Can Help Determine Which Level Is Best For You

AC Level One Electric Car Charging

A standard 120-volt wall outlet is used for Level 1 charging. At Level 1, any electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle’s charging equipment can be plugged into a standard electrical outlet. Depending on speed, it can increase range by 3-5 miles per hour.

AC Level Two Electric Car Charging

When it comes to daily EV charging, level 2 is the norm. Level 2 charging stations are versatile and can be installed anywhere from the garage to the workplace to a public transportation hub. Depending on the charger’s power output and the vehicle’s maximum charge rate, a Level 2 charge can restore between 12 and 80 miles of range per hour.

AC Level Three Electric Car Charging

Since Level 3 charging requires a voltage significantly higher than Level 1 and Level 2 charging, it is uncommon to find such devices in private residences. Instead, you’ll find Level 3 at commercial buildings.

Our Process

Making EV Charger Station Installations Simple & Straightforward

Making an appointment with Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions will be helpful in determining this very important factor.

We utilize a “load calculator” to understand your home or business’s capacity. To charge multiple electric vehicles at once, local load management allows the charging stations to communicate with one another and divide up the available power from the building’s electrical panel evenly.

This process includes obtaining an electrical permit from the city and a final inspection.

You can learn more about applying for a rebate here.

Why Choose Us

Our Service Area

When it comes to installing charging stations for electric vehicles, the team at Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions proudly serves all of Olmstead County and the surrounding areas. If you live in or run a business in or near Rochester, MN, and want an electric vehicle charging station installed, give us a call today. We service the following Southeastern Minnesota communities:


Frequently Asked Questions

All electric vehicles in North America (with the exception of Teslas) use the same connector for Level 1 and Level 2 charging (called J1772 or the “J-Plug”), while there are currently three different standards in use for Level 3 charging. All other manufacturers use the Combined Charging System, CCS, or “Combo” plug, while Tesla uses its own proprietary plug and Nissan and Mitsubishi use the Asian standard called CHAdeMO. Nissan, however, has just announced that starting in 2021, all of their new electric vehicles sold in North America and Europe will use the Combo plug for Level 3 charging.
In the United States, most residences can install a Level 2 charger’s dedicated circuit without upgrading their service. In order to charge at Level 2, you’ll need a 240-volt circuit, just like you’d use for a clothes dryer or an electric stove. If your Level 2 EV charger is located in your garage or nearby, you can sometimes even use the same circuit that powers your electric clothes dryer.
An on-the-go charger is standard equipment for all electric vehicles. There are two different types of outlets, Level 1 and Level 2, and some devices can be charged from either type by using the included adapter. Some units are sufficient for charging an EV, while others will necessitate the purchase of a more powerful charger. The standard charger’s power output should be compared to your daily driving distance to ensure it can keep up with your charging demands.
To charge an electric vehicle’s battery, Level 1 and Level 2 charging both use alternating current (AC) plugged into the vehicle’s on-board charger. Each charger has an SAE J1772 plug, making them suitable for use with any American-made electric vehicle (Tesla models come with an adaptor upon purchase). The rate at which an EV can be charged is the primary distinction between Level 1 and Level 2 charging. Using a standard 120V household outlet, Level 1 EV charging cables can add only 3–5 miles of range per hour. Level 2 EV charging stations, on the other hand, necessitate a 240V connection and can add 15-30 miles to your range in an hour. Some level 2 chargers also have smart EV charging capabilities.
What you want and need will determine the answer. If your daily commute distance is less than 40 miles, you can probably get by with Level 1. If you commute 40-100 miles per day, however, you’ll need Level 2. If the electrical infrastructure is already in place, the EV owner wants to take advantage of smart EV charging features, or the EV owner wants to be ready for an emergency, they may decide to upgrade to Level 2.
In addition to where you are and the type of charger you use, your location and charging schedule will also play significant roles. It’s a fact that refueling your electric vehicle is over 200 percent more expensive than charging it. Starting in 2022, adding 100 miles of range would cost an average of $14.08 with gas but only $5.14 with electricity. Since most people charge their electric vehicles at night or on the weekend, doing so at home is usually more cost-effective than using a public charging station.