EV Charging Portland Maine

Providing professional, installation of EV chargers in the greater Portland region.

  • FREE Estimates
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Residential and Commercial
  • Customized Options (ex. WiFi connectivity)
  • Single or Multiple Ports

EV CHARGING BASICS

Level 2 Charger Installation

Most EV users will want to have a garage, or house-installed level 2 charger. These require a 240v circuit similar to electric clothes dryers, or similar, high voltage appliances. They typically charge 10-30 miles per hour, and your vehicle will achieve full charge in about 8 hours.

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Popular ChargePoint Level 2 Home Charger

Installation costs are reasonable and allow the most flexibility and peace of mind for drivers.

Level 2 units typically charge 10-30 miles per hour and achieve full range in about 8 hours. Installation costs are reasonable and allow the most flexibility and peace of mind for drivers. Depending upon your existing electrical setup, chargers can be installed for under $1000 with most residential applications under $2000. We will schedule a site visit at your convenience to provide a FREE ESTIMATE for a EV charger setup based on your determined needs.

PUBLIC EV CHARGERS NEAR ME

EV Charging stations are expanding weekly in Maine. With so many new EV charging companies dedicated to both commercial EV charging (including fast chargers), as well as residential products, the choices are numerous.

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ChargePoint Fast Chargers off I-95

HAVE YOU THOUGHT, “WHERE ARE EV CHARGING STATIONS NEAR ME?”

The city of Portland (ME) has 85 public charging station ports (Level 2 and Level 3) within 10 miles. Of these, 54% of are level 2 charging ports and 45% of the ports offer free charges for your electric car.

With a growing network of public charging, travel around our area is easier for EV drivers. Making sure to have a reliable and fast home charger will ensure your vehicle is always ready for your daily journey.

Whether it is a quick ride up 295 to Freeport or down 95 to Kittery, you want to make sure your vehicle is fully charged.

Before you head to Slab for some pizza or to the Maine Mall, recharge your EV battery comfortably from home.

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EV CHARGING FAQs

How many EV charging stations are in Maine?

-There are more than 435 public EV chargers in Maine with more completed weekly.

How much does it cost to charge an electric car in Maine?

-With electric rates averaging 12 cents per kwh in Maine, charging costs about 7 cents per mile.

Should I charge my EV to 80% or 100%?

-Current guidance is much like a cell phone. Limit charging to 80% and make sure you recharge by 20%.

Settings exist to cutoff charging at a fixed percentage.

Is it better to charge an EV at home or at a public charging station?

-Faster charging rates make public charging a quicker option but typically at higher prices.

Home charging is slower, but also cheaper. Reach out for a free quote.

We install in the greater Portland area. Set up a FREE estimate today!


For more information, visit Maine’s EV charging authority, Mainely EVs at:
www.mainelyevs.com

Maine Rebates and Tax Incentives

With rebates ranging from $500 to $7500 on EVs, the time may be right to purchase a new vehicle. Efficiency Maine has a great site with a breakdown of available programs and resources.

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Portland EV Charging for Mainers