Cervus Solar & Construction
EV FAQs2022-08-15T18:59:10-08:00

EV Charging Frequently Asked Questions

Cervus Solar and Construction delivers efficient project timelines — because when you buy something, you want it now. And we involve you formally in the project at important milestones, ensuring that you get the system you want. Our team is able to install your Level 2 charger in just a few days! Don’t wait for the trickle, power up your home charging!

Can my charger be installed outside?2022-07-21T13:11:41-08:00

Yes, most residential EV chargers are water and dust resistant and designed to be installed and work outdoors.

What’s the cost?2022-07-21T13:11:02-08:00

Depends on type of installation, where the charger will be installed, if an MSP upgrade is needed. Our team of dedicated solar consultants are here to help you with a custom quote.

How fast will it charge?2022-07-21T13:10:32-08:00

Level 1 (regular plug) 2-5 MPH and Level 2 approximately 20 – 60 MPH. To learn more visit our How It Works section.

Plug vs. hardwiring?2022-07-21T13:10:05-08:00

Up to you – hardwiring typically allows for most amperage therefore fastest charging.

What if I need an MSP upgrade?2022-07-21T13:09:34-08:00

Cervus will take care of everything from permitting to installion with our in-house professional installers and licensed electricians. To get started on your custom charger quote please contact us here.

Who does the permitting?2022-07-21T13:08:46-08:00

Cervus Solar handles everything from installation to permitting so you have nothing to worry about. Our team are experts in all things solar + EV.

What is Level 1 charging?2022-07-21T13:07:37-08:00

Level 1 uses standard 120V outlets in your house and the plug provided with your EV to trickle charge your vehicle. Level 1 charges between 2 and 5 miles of range per hour. Full recharge times could take over 24 hours.

What is Level 2 charging?2022-07-21T13:07:18-08:00

Level 2 uses 240V power with a dedicated circuit through a dedicated outlet or charging equipment. Level 2 charges 30 to 60 miles of range per hour and can recharge in 3 – 5 hours.

Graphic showing the best combined value of adding solar, storage and electric vehicle level 2 charging at the same time to maximize tax credits.
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