EV Home Charging City of Berkeley CA

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Residential Electric Vehicle Systems

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Plug-in electric (PEV) ownership is gaining in Berkeley. A PEV is any vehicle that can partially or exclusively on electricity an on-board battery and can be plugged in to the battery. PEVs can provide benefits for our community, including greenhouse gas emissions than cars.

If you are interested in information owning and charging a PEV at home, reading this webpage. If business would like to a PEV charging station in its lot, as a service to customers or please see the Non-Residential Plug-in Vehicle (PEV) Charging Pilot Program .

Consider issues before purchasing a

Access to charging system:   your PEV at home requires an parking space with to an electric circuit. To protect safety, cords and connector are not allowed to extend across or any public right-of-ways. Vehicles be parked entirely on private while charging.

  Environmental:  PEVs are an effective of reducing the global warming associated with car travel. In to maximize the emissions reduction it is important that PEVs be overnight, during off-peak when electricity demand is at its

  Financial:  Consider all  the related to your PEV before you buy not just the cost of buying or the car. In addition to the on-going of refueling and maintaining your you may need to upgrade your electrical infrastructure to accommodate the electricity demand of your

Charging Safety: Consult a qualified electrician to verify your electrical capacity and of your electrical wiring are to safely charge a PEV.

  Level Options are determined by preference and by vehicle manufacturer for each charging level. times will vary, on charging level and battery

AC Level 1 Slow Charging volts, 15/20 amps) wall outlet charging, comes with the car; but simplest charging.

AC Level 2 Medium Charging volts, max 80 amps) Level 2 a dedicated circuit and may require an panel upgrade.

All Charged Up: can help determine the best rate options for your

Keep your existing PGE plan  and pay your rate for the PEV electricity that you on your existing bill.

a whole house rate for a EV-A meter  with (TOU) billing rate for the house and the PEV. TOU charging a lower rate for charging at compared to the day. Requires a

Choose a separate EV-B meter  to a dedicated time-of-use (TOU) just for your PEV. TOU offers a lower rate for at night compared to the day. Property owners are required to a Notice of Limitation on Use of Property the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder for with the electrical permit

1. Research car get the charging specifications the manufacturer.

2. Verify that the car fit completely on your property charging. Must be clear of

3. Have your electrical assessed by a licensed electrician for and to determine if upgrades are needed. For reasons, it may be required to have a circuit for PEV charging .

4. Contact PGE to for service and for help on charging rate options. Call

5. Apply for permits with of Berkeley. An electrical permit is for all residential PEV charging systems electrical work is needed. A permit (Zoning Certificate) may be for outdoor installations.

6. Obtain a inspection from City of once permitted work is Call 510-981-7444.

7. Contact PGE to rate and/or service. 1-877-743-7782.

Permitting Requirements for PEV Charging Systems

An electrical is required for residential PEV charging when electrical work is to install the equipment. A mechanical will be required if the manufacturer’s guidelines require mechanical When attached to the side of a the charging system must be at 3’ from the property line.

Approval of PEV charging system does not change the required off-street parking space(s).

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A Certificate is required for outdoor PEV system installations that are not to a building, and may be required for other locations if the space where a car charge is less than 8’ x A charging car or charger component be in the public right of way (i.e. a sidewalk or at a curb).

Permit Submittal Requirements: Applicants submit four (4) sets of plans (11”x17”), drawn to or at least fully dimensioned, the following information:

Coversheet project address, owner address, phone, and a brief of project;

Site plan property lines, garage or space dimensions clearances of charging system location location of additional meter, if

Size (height, width and of charging system, with a line electrical plan;

of charging system: Level 2, with approved product agency (i.e. UL) number;

specifications, installation guidelines, if applicable, ventilation requirements;

panel rating, proposed load calculations for systems 220 volts and/or 40amp;

If an EV-B meter, meter be labeled as “PEV Charging submit a copy of the “Notice of on Use of PEV Charging Meter” deed filed with Alameda

Application Submittal: Call for an appointment to submit completed application. If you have questions submittal requirements, email

Permit Fees: PEV charging require a basic electrical (minimum fee) and are subject to plan check fees. An installation may also require the Zoning Certificate fee. County will charge a restriction filing fee for the “Notice of of Use” if an additional meter is

Wiring for the Future: Even if you are not purchasing a PEV or a solar photovoltaic system, consider including PEV and solar capability when electrical systems at home by conduit or wiring in an area for charging.

Resources and Incentives:

to  Office of Energy and Sustainable Homepage

BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars
BAIC E150 EV Electric Cars

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