Electric Vehicle Charging – When, Where and How

Charging at Home


Charging your electric vehicle is simple, safe and stress-free. It’s as easy as plugging and unplugging a charging cord. There are two levels for at-home charging:

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Level 1

  • Standard 110-120V / 8-12-amp portable charger
  • Comes standard with most electric vehicles
  • Charge anywhere there is a standard 110-120 volt outlet
Perks
  • A convenient way to charge at home
  • Top off your charge while vehicle is sitting for extended periods
Things to Consider
  • An active EV driver may find that a Level 1 charger is not adequate for their needs
  • Save money by signing up for a time of use rate, which rewards customers for charging during off peak hours when your electric rate is lower Rates and Plans

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Level 2

  • Available 220-240 volt / 20-40 amp charger
  • Requires professional installation

Perks

  • The fastest way to charge at home
  • Will charge a completely empty battery overnight
  • If you average 30-45 miles of driving per day, you can fully replenish your battery in about 2 hours

Things to Consider

  • May require installation by a certified licensed contractor
  • You may qualify for our new PowerMIDrive rebate with in-stallation of a Level 2 charger

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Home Charger Rebates


Through our PowerMIDrive™ program, you may qualify for a rebate of $400 when you install an approved Level 2 charger at your home, or if you have already installed an approved Level 2 charger over the past year.

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We even offer lower rates for customers who charge their electric vehicle overnight during off-peak periods.

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Charging on the Go


While you may have noticed more public charging stations becoming available in your area, we’re committed to increasing these numbers significantly.

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Level 2 Public

  • Available 220-240 volt / 20-40 amp charger
  • Requires professional installation

Perks

  • Attracts customers to your business
  • A benefit to EV-driving employees and customers
  • If you average 30-45 miles of driving per day, you can fully replenish your battery in about 2 hours

Things to Consider

  • You may qualify for our new PowerMIDrive rebate with installation of an approved Level 2 charger

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DC Fast Charging

  • Requires available DC Fast Charging port
  • Available at public charging stations only

Perks

  • Accelerated charging times
  • Convenient, super-fast charging while out and about

Things to Consider

  • Will restore up to 80% of your battery in one hour
  • DC Fast Charging rates vary per station

Commercial Charger Rebates


Through our PowerMIDrive program, businesses may qualify for substantial rebates when then install EV chargers. Up to $5,000 is available for Level 2 charging stations. Up to $70,000 is available for DC Fast Charging Stations. Act fast to receive a rebate – the total number available is limited.

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Find a Charger with PlugShare


PlugShare is one of many powerful mobile applications and online tools that allow electric vehicle owners to locate and optimize the use of EV charging stations. Many of today’s electric cars have a range of 200-plus miles. That means if you’re traveling to a destination about 80 or more miles away from home, you’ll want to plan a charging session. Zoom the PlugShare map to your travel destination. Discover a set of colored icons, designating different types of charging stations close to where you’re going.

 

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