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Go Green with an electric car charging station by EVSE

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 11:04:23 am Australia/Sydney

Go Green with an electric car charging station by EVSE

When the gasoline engine was first invented in the latter half of the nineteenth century I doubt those early inventors and adopters realized just how much it would shape our world. However, around a century and a half later the effects of this creation could not be more painfully obvious. Automobiles have become the standard mode of transportation of much of the modern world. It is estimated that there are over a billion cars on the road today. While the prominence of cars has revolutionized transportation, it has also had a major impact on our environment. With automobiles spewing billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere per year it is clear that this model is not sustainable. However, people still need to get around so something has to come in to replace the automobile. The development of electric powered cars has been a major step in the right direction but some practical issues seem to keep popping up. One of these is the inability to find an electric charging station in many locations. However here in Australia there is a company making it easier to get a high-quality electric charging station installed. That company is EVSE and we are here to provide for all your electric vehicle charging station needs!

 

Choosing the right charger

Not all electric cars are built the exact same way. The rate at which your battery can charge is based both on the charger on the vehicle itself as well as the rate of the external charging station. As a general rule, we recommend you install a 32-amp level 2 charger to allow for any future upgrades to your vehicle. EVSE provides three levels of charging, L1, L2, and L3. L1 chargers are recommended for people who drive hybrid cars, such as a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, or for those who drive fairly infrequently. In fact, EVSE recommends only choosing this charger if you less than 4000 kilometres per year. Level 2 charging is exponentially faster than Level 1 as it uses a much higher voltage and amperage rate. However, because it uses more volts and amps it requires much more durable equipment to handle that strain as well as to control the increased heat generated while charging. Level 3 chargers require extensive panel upgrades and is the most expensive option. While these chargers are fairly rapid, about 70 kilometres of range per 10 minutes of charging, they also use more electricity than the average home. This charging station is best used for fleet vehicles or commercial use. No matter which product of ours you choose, you can be assured that our entire line is compliant with Australian & International standards, ensuring safety & reliable high performance and is compatible with almost all the leading brands in electric cars. 

Quality Installation

Our qualified electricians will install your new charging station and confirm that all of the new equipment conforms to the latest regulations and standards in Australia. We provide a full inspection of electrical equipment before installation, as well as a startup inspection once everything is installed. We provide on-site electrical consultations across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth to meet Australian and local standards. Our friendly and helpful staff are dedicated to ensuring that your installation process goes smoothly. We are here for you at every step of the process and can provide you with the guidance to make sure the job gets done right the first time.

 

About EVSE

EVSE believes that the private sector has the ability to bring about a positive change in the world. The future we fight for is a green sustainable world, powered by new and innovative technology. We believe we can help achieve that future by encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles; and bringing the equipment to charge them to the market for an affordable price. Our team of experts is committed to getting you the quality equipment you desire for a fair price. We are happy to answer any questions that may come up. We are Australia’s #1 Supplier and Installer of Universal Electric Vehicle Chargers or EV specific chargers for Tesla, Nissan, BMW and all leading EV manufacturers. So if you are in need of charging equipment for your electric vehicles call EVSE today!

 

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Posted in EV Chargers By Sam Korkees

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More Australian Councils begin to roll out Electric Vehicle Fleets

Canterbury Bankstown City Council has recently finalized the installation of 5 new single-phase EO Genius Charging stations as they begin steps to electrify their fleet vehicles. 

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Will 2019 be the year that Electric Vehicles finally take off in Australia?

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 5:02:10 pm Australia/Sydney

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WIll we finally see a tipping point in the electric vehicle market in Australia this year?

2018 saw some good support for Electric vehicles continue to grow, with more and more publicity and awareness helping to stimulate investment in public charging infrastructure across local councils, state government and private organizations. The records will likely show that electric car sales in Australia were largely in line with previous years, with the total number of electric vehicles creeping up closer to the 10,000 mark, although still remain only a tiny segment of the overall automotive market. So will 2019 be the year where the tide turns for electric vehicles and will the growth of electric car charging stations in Australia continue?

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Hyundai finally releases the long awaited pricing of the Hyundai Ioniq

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 1:05:48 pm Australia/Sydney

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The soon to be released Hyundai Ioniq Electric Car will be a favourite with fleets, governments and individual drivers alike

Electric Cars have officially now become more affordable with Hyundai Australia formally announcing the starting price of the highly anticipated Hyundai Ioniq Electric Car, Plug-in Hybrid and Hybrid models. Each of the models will resonate with different types of buyers looking for just the right blend of technology and sustainability.

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Western Australian Electric Car drivers can now charge beachside at Scarborough Beach

Earlier this week EVSE installed and commissioned the first beachside electric car charging station in Scarborough beach. The EO Universal three phase 22kW electric car charging station will allow any electric car on the road to charge at up to 120km of range per hour, which will allow local residents and visitors to the area to fill their batteries whilst exploring one of Perth’s best beaches.

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How do Apartments get ready for the wave of Electric Car Charging requirements?

Last Thursday the EVSE Australia team was invited to Tesla Australia’s St Leonard’s Showroom to be a part of the Future Proofing Apartments Program which has the aim to reduce both the cost of living and greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution. More information on this innovative initiative by North Sydney council can be found at this link.

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Keep an eye out for more Electric Car Fleets and Fleet EV Charging Stations in your local council and community

 Whilst it is widely known the Australian Federal government lacks any policy direction on transitioning Australia from Petrol driven vehicles to Electric Cars, it is great to see that this hasn’t stopped State and Local governments picking up the slack.

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Why apartments need to become EV ready to support their residents shift to electric cars 

Given Australia’s population is densely packed into our major urban hubs, apartment living forms a significant and growing portion of the community. Often cited as an impediment to EV ownership, apartment owners can face challenges in procuring and installing EV chargers suitable for their existing or new apartment. The costs involved in retrofitting existing buildings can quite easily blow out, making the transition to electric cars a challenge for apartment owners without access to a workplace or public EV charging.

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An official Training course for Electricians interested in electric vehicle charger installation and service

 

Last weekend the team from Skillbuild Training and EVSE hosted Australia’s first ever EV charger installation course in this fast-growing and exciting space. Skillbuild training is the nation’s leader in Renewable Energy, Electrical, Air Conditioning and refrigeration, Telecommunications and Mechanical training courses across Australia. They have a very hands-on approach, which means you won't just cop an ear bashing all day long, you will actually be installing gear during the courses which gives the participants a great way to ensure they have the necessary skills and experience to safely install electrical equipment.

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The all electric SUV market just heated up with two new competitors to the Tesla Model X

Saturday, 15 September 2018 10:59:54 am Australia/Sydney

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The German Automakers are coming to party on all Electric SUVs, but can they take down the Tesla Model X?

Despite the fact that most of them will never see a dirt track, let alone serious bush trails, We all know that Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV’s) are all the rage here in Australia. The next evolution in this progression is the all-electric SUV, with more options set to become available with the Australian market over the coming year. 

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