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  1. 110 wiring help

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Are there any issues with replacing a 3 way switch setup with 15A outlets to use for L1 charging? In my garage I have an existing 3 way switches to control the interior light from the front overhead door and a rear access door. I would like to leave this always hot as the garage door is...
  2. Ottawa Electrician Recommendation - L2 EVSE Installation

    I've decided to purchase a Gen 2 Volt, and would like to have an L2 EVSE installed (the Sun Country Highway SCH25, which I haven't bought yet). I don't know anything about electric work so need to hire an electrician. I had Mr. Electric out to my house to give me a quote, and this is what they...
  3. Question about 120v Circuit Breaker Requirements

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Hi, I'm planning to join the Volt club with a 2017. I'm doing research, and have scheduled an electrician to give me a free assessment of the electrical configuration in my garage to make sure it is adequate. I read the other thread titled "Safety of charging with a standard 120v outlet"...
  4. Looking for an electrician in Santa Clarita Valley

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm looking to install a Level 2 Charger. Does anyone have any recommendations? There was a thread on this topic that's over a year old (for Los Angeles), but the names listed aren't around anymore. Thanks!
  5. Electricians: New Volt owner home charging setup

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Just drove home a new '15 Volt and am deciding on how to best set up my home charging station. I could really use some knowledgable advice, preferably from electricians or others who've fully researched this. (I didn't see a "Volt/EV 101" section in the FAQ, so please excuse if these are covered...
  6. Rant: FUD campaign re level 2 chargers

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    It seems like the electric utilities and especially the "charger" manufacturers are going out of their way to portray level 2 charging stations as exotic rocket science. Exorbitant installation charges, paid site surveys, certified installers traveling from afar, etc. This isn't the case...