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Ready Your Home

Voltage requirements

The higher the level, the quicker the vehicle charges.

Where and How to Charge

You will likely charge your vehicle overnight at home using Level 1 or Level 2 charging.

Initial Costs to Buy and Set Up Home Charging

The price of currently available Level 2 residential EVSE varies but typically is in the range of $1,000 to $2,000 before incentives.

Impact on Electric Bill

Xcel Energy, serving much of Colorado, estimates that electricity bills will increase by one-third once electric vehicle charging is conducted at your place of residence.

What You Save in Gas

There are many variables such as how many miles you drive and how much you pay for electricity.

Colorado Tax Credits

Colorado offers one of the best tax credit packages for electric vehicles in the nation, offering up to $6,000 with the purchase of an alternative fuel vehicle. Combined with the $7,500 federal tax credit, that’s up to $13,500 off the price of your future EV!