The race for electric and plug-in vehicles is on, and increasingly becoming popular worldwide as people seek more sustainable fuel solutions. Electric vehicles will account for up to 54% of new car sales globally by 2040, according to a 2017 Bloomberg report. Consequently, this means that soon the fuel stations will have to switch to accommodate the EV charging needs. And while EV charging companies look to take advantage of the growing market by providing charging infrastructure to the public, many EV owners are also investing in home charging stations.
So, now that you have bought an electric car, you’re probably wondering how charging actually works? And what type of charging station, plugs, power supply is right for your car? Let’s look at some of the important considerations when choosing a home charging station for your electric car.
1. Charging Power and Speed