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Level I
chargers are recommended for home charging and/or customers looking for an economical option for charging their Electric Vehicle. Depending on the size of the battery pack and charger in your car, you will be able to charge 100% of your vehicle battery in about 8 to 12 hours. Level I is also an adequate solution for employers desiring to offer an economical at work solution. Level I chargers are typically included when purchasing a new Electric Vehicle and plug into a standard 110-volt outlet, although a dedicated circuit is highly recommended.

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Level II chargers are the most commonly adopted solution for public, fleet and employer EV charging due to a higher power than Level I charging. Level II allows a quicker charge for EV users and optimized equipment payback for charging equipment owners. Various charging configurations are available. Recommended for indoor and outdoor public charging, or semi-public parking areas like malls, restaurants, hotels, retailers, employers, etc. Many EV owners install Level II at their residence, reducing the charge time by about half of the Level I unit.

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DC Fast Charging (DCFC), sometimes called Level III, is the ultimate charging solution for your electric vehicle without worrying about charging time constraints. Resorting to DC Fast Chargers allows you to charge your Electric Vehicle during short stops, and recharge it in less than 30 minutes (for a standard 25kW battery car). Such a solution is welcomed by fleet owners who need to make several rounds of driving on the same day (morning, afternoon shifts), with a mid-day break allowing quick charging sessions. It is also the preferred solution for easy and rapid public charging in densely populated areas and travel corridors. This is specialized equipment powered by a commercial 480 volt, 3 phase circuit not readily available, therefore installations are not expected to become widespread.

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DC Ultra Fast Chargers
, or Level IV, are somewhat new to the industry. As DC quick charge station technology improves, the price continues to drop. However, the average finished project for one station will still cost $50,000-$100,000.

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