Glossary: EV terminology
Level 1 charger:
Charges your EV using a standard household outlet up to 120v. Level 1 is the slowest method of charging and can take up to 24 hours or more to fully charge your EV.
Level 2 charger:
Charges your EV at 240v using an installed outlet. Level 2 chargers are the recommended chargers for EV owners. Level 2 can charge 5x faster than Level 1, which equals up to 26 miles per hour of charging.
Level 3 charger:
Also known as a DC or fast charger, and the fastest method of charging for all EVs. It can fully charge an EV battery in about half an hour. Infrastructure is expensive, but is steadily improving in our area.
A super-fast charging system that can provide up to 250 kW directly to the car’s battery. These systems are only available to Teslas.
Charging your electric vehicle at certain lowest-cost off-peak hours.
Worry or stress that is caused due to the fear that an electric car will run out of battery power before the destination is reached.
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