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EV Charging Info

We get a lot of questions about EV charging, we’ve put this page together to help!

We will continue to add information as the program grows.

How fast is a Level 2 fast charger?

All electric vehicles can be plugged into a 110V outlet to charge. Most owners use Level 2 chargers (240V) which give an EV battery a full charge within 4-6 hours. Click here to see average charging times for most EVs.

How much does the electricity cost?

CAA has an easy to use cost calculator for anyone thinking about buying an EV.

What are the electrical requirements for EV charging?

Please visit this page and scroll down to the Municipal section. Here you will find a summary of the by-laws by city.

Are there other rebates or incentives for home charging aside from yours?

Yes, Plug-In BC has provided rebates for EV home charging, however, they don’t last long.¬†Please check their web site for the latest information

How do I apply for an HOV Lane Sticker?

HOV Lane access is granted by the BC Provincial Government. Click here to access the information page with a downloadable application form.