DEEP: EVConnecticut - Elements of Workplace Charging

 

ELEMENTS OF WORKPLACE CHARGING

 

Gain Support

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Gain internal support within your company for workplace charging. Discuss the option of installing an electric vehicle charging station at your workplace with your company owner, manager, or human resource director.

Employer Benefits of Workplace Charging

PEV Handbook for Workplace Charging Hosts

Best Practices for Workplace Charging

 

Evaluate

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Conduct an employee survey and a site electrical system evaluation. Keep in mind, employees may be hesitant now, but within the next few years there will be many more electric vehicles, charging stations, and advances in technology.

Sample Employee Survey

PEV Handbook for Electrical Contractors

 

 

 
Consider

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Consider the costs of installing an electric vehicle charging station. Find out if your company is eligible for tax credits or grants for installing workplace charging.

 

Federal Tax Credit

EVConnecticut Incentives

IRS Fringe Benefits

Financial Viability of Non-Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

 

Choose

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Choose an appropriate charging system and explore the various models of electric vehicle charging stations.

 

 

Charging Station Basics

Plug-In America Accessory Tracker

Plugin Recharge! EVSE List

 

 
Install

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Install the system. Be mindful of any legal siting and signage requirements. If you received a grant from DEEP, there are very specific siting and signage requirements for the program.

 

EVConnecticut Charging Resources

 

 

Establish

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Establish internal procedures to determine the level of access employees have, priority scheduling, payments and system optimizations.

 

Plugging in at Work: How to Effectively Install, Share and Manage EV Charging Stations

Charging Etiquette Tips

Payment Options

 

 
Other Workplace Charging Information

 

EVConnecticut's Workplace Charging Workshop

{EVCT Workplace Charging Workshop Cover} EVConnecticut's Workplace Charging Workshop was held on August 3, 2015 at The Hartford and offered a variety of information for workplaces interested in providing EV charging stations for their organization's employees. Presentations from the event are available below:

EV Basics - Watson Collins, Eversource

National Workplace Charging Tools - Jennifer Reilly, CT DEEP

EVs and CT - Paul Kritzler, CT DEEP

CT Employers with Workplace Chargers - The Hartford and Town of Coventry

 

pevcollaborative.org

This website produced by the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative has an extensive list of helpful resources for workplace charging including decision guides, best practices and outreach tools.

 

WorkplaceCharging.com

This website provides an overview of workplace charging and gives information for owners of EVs, employers, building owners/managers, and utilities. They also provide examples of their WPC Simple concept which is developed to give companies an affordable and easy way to provide workplace charging for their employees.

 

 

 

Content Last Updated: December 2, 2015