Plugin electric vehicle charging station, solar panels and battery storage at Clay Terrace shopping center. Carmel, Indiana; PEV; Nissan Leaf; Josh Snodgrass (272377)

Services for Duke Energy EV Charging Infrastructure Project Awardees

Services for Duke Energy EV Charging Infrastructure Project Awardees

Advanced Energy (founder of Plug-in NC) has been working in the electric vehicle market since the vehicles were introduced in 2011. Over the years, we have collected lessons learned and best practices in order to provide guidance on infrastructure installations. For Duke Energy charging station funds awardees, we are able to offer free assistance to help make the charging station installation process run smoothly. Below is a list of services we can provide.

Site Selection Best Practices/Considerations
– Access to power
– Visibility
– Time needed to charge
– Environmental conditions
– Public safety/access (ADA)
– Geographical distribution

Equipment Selection Considerations
(define critical requirements)
– Data Tracking
– Communications
– Payment/Billing
– Service Plan

Operational Policy Considerations
– Reserved parking
– Time limits
– Fees for charging
– Signage

Outreach and Education
– Media events
– Fact sheets
– Website resources
– Trainings

Other
– Zoning templates
– Permitting templates
– Advice on pre-wiring for future upgrades