Electric Vehicles (EVs) are becoming more common as technological advances and economies of scale reduce many of their perceived disadvantages. There are two variations of electric vehicles, all electric and hybrid, where a small gasoline engine is combined with electric motors and batteries.
Rather than rehash all the pros and cons of EVs, here are some steps to take to maximize the value of your EV investment.
Let your utility know you are going to buy or have purchased an EV. They need to be sure the distribution system serving your home can handle the new load. Decide on your charger. Do you want to stay with a 120 VAC and its longer charging cycle or invest in a 240 VAC charger?
EEA offers EV Charger and EV Charger Installation rebates. Find out more on EEA's Electric Vehicle and Installation Rebate page.