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  • Ford Focus Electric

    Powered exclusively by a new lithium-ion battery system, the 2012 Ford Focus Electric is projected to be the first five-passenger all-electric vehicle with a combined fuel efficiency rating of over 100 MPGe. Range: 76 miles Battery Type: 23 kWh liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery Passenger Capacity: Seats 5

  • Business Costs

    The price of currently available Level 2 EVSE varies, but typically is in the range of $1,000 to $2,000 before incentives. Typically, installation is relatively inexpensive for businesses that already have electrical service that can accommodate Level 2 EVSE. Check with your utility and a trusted electrical contractor before installing EVSE or modifying your electrical […]?

  • How To Ready Your Business and People

    Whether you are a business who wants to provide EV charging for your employees, a business that wants to attract EV drivers or a fleet manager who wants to incorporate EVs into your fleet, there are a few things to consider upfront. If you are ready to jump on board and want to encourage EV […]?

  • Employee Safety and Driver Training

    Based on the available data, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) does not believe that electric vehicles pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles. However, as a fleet manager, you’ll want to make sure that employees are both excited about the additions to your fleet and that they also understand some of […]?

  • How To Incorporate EVs Into Your Fleet

    Fleets use vehicles differently than the general public. As a business owner, you will need to understand the requirements of your vehicles and drivers including: Vehicle usage patterns (number of miles traveled, number of stops, how long at each stop, etc.) Employee handling and safety training Charging capabilities with adequate capacity 208-240-volt (for Level II […]?

  • Ready Your Business

    How To Incorporate EVs Into Your Fleet Fleets use vehicles differently than the general public. As a business owner, you will need to understand the requirements of your vehicles and drivers. Employee Safety and Driver Training The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that electric vehicles do not pose a greater risk of […]?

  • Ready Your Building

    Determine charge level for your equipment You will be choosing between three basic charging levels (level 1, 2, or 3/DC fast charging).  In most scenarios, level 2 charging will fit the bill. Level 1 delivers a maximum of 120 volts through a standard electrical outlet. Pro: Little to no installation costs: level 1 charging can be […]?

  • Get LEED Points!

    Want to show you’re hard at work making your building as sustainable as possible?  You can get LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification points just by installing an EV charging station! Is your building more than 4 stories tall? Commercial or multi-family residences over 4 stories qualify for up to 3 points under […]?

  • Introduction

    As a property owner, providing electric vehicle charging capabilities, or EVSE, for your tenants is a way to distinguish yourself as an environmentally conscious thought-leader who anticipates customer needs.  Here are 2 of the many perks associated with having an EVSE on your property: Feature it as an amenity to appeal to tenants. Just like […]?

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